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DHS, agencies involved in Super Bowl 50 security



DHS, agencies involved in Super Bowl 50 security
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with law enforcement officials and National Football League (NFL) security on February 3, to discuss the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) role in security operations during Super Bowl 50. According to Johnson, “Dozens of federal agencies and components, including multiple components of the… Read More

State effort to combat illicit tobacco trade



State effort to combat illicit tobacco trade
Last week the U.S. Department of State issued The Global Illicit Trade in Tobacco: A Threat to National Security, a publication outlining the whole-of-government effort to combat the illicit trade in tobacco. The publication was released on December 2, at a meeting of the Interagency Working Group to Combat Illicit… Read More

Assist. Secretary testifies on SW border trafficking



Assist. Secretary testifies on SW border trafficking
Earlier this week Amb. William Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, testified before the United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control. Brownfield spoke on U.S. counternarcotics assistance to Mexico, including the Merida Initiative. In his remarks, Brownfield discussed the U.S. role in… Read More

3rd annual U.S./Canada Border Conference



3rd annual U.S./Canada Border Conference

September 16, 2014 – September 17, 2014

The U.S./Canada Border Conference will be held at COBO Center in Detroit, Michigan, from September 16 to September 17, 2014...

DHS Inspector General critical of drone use at U.S. border



DHS Inspector General critical of drone use at U.S. border

Last Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General released a statement along with a report assessing the progress of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's use of unmanned aircraft along the U.S. southwest border...

DHS secretary reviews 21st century border security



DHS secretary reviews 21st century border security

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson recently spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on the subject of U.S. border security in the 21st century. His remarks were centered on the U.S. southwest border...

Better collaboration needed along southwest border



Better collaboration needed along southwest border

In June the Government Accountability Office released a report reviewing collaborative efforts among the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and other interagency partners along the U.S. southwest border...

Coordination group provides update on unaccompanied child immigration



Coordination group provides update on unaccompanied child immigration

The Unified Coordination Group recently provided an update on the federal response and efforts taken to address the influx of unaccompanied child immigrants entering the United States across the southwest border...

President calls for interagency group to address unaccompanied child immigration



President calls for interagency group to address unaccompanied child immigration

Earlier this week, President Obama issued a memorandum calling for an interagency Unified Coordination Group to respond to the influx of unaccompanied alien children across the U.S. southwest border...