Department of Homeland Security

Department of Homeland Security Official page of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Department of Homeland Security has a vital mission: to secure the nation from the many threats we face.

This requires the dedication of more than 240,000 employees in jobs that range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cybersecurity analyst to chemical facility inspector. Our duties are wide-ranging, and our goal is clear - keeping America safe.

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This Internet Safety Month, learn the facts around safe digital parenting to better protect your child from online dange...
06/08/2021

This Internet Safety Month, learn the facts around safe digital parenting to better protect your child from online dangers.

Check out these important resources from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign ⬇️
https://bit.ly/3ibnemG

This Internet Safety Month, learn the facts around safe digital parenting to better protect your child from online dangers.

Check out these important resources from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign ⬇️
https://bit.ly/3ibnemG

06/08/2021

The Pride flag is flying proudly over DHS headquarters. 🏳️‍🌈

“Tomorrow is going to be a lot better than yesterday. We are never done, but we continue.” - Secretary Mayorkas

Today the Family Reunification Task Force published its initial progress report to President Biden on the first 120 days...
06/08/2021

Today the Family Reunification Task Force published its initial progress report to President Biden on the first 120 days of its mission to reunite children who were unjustly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border by the previous Administration.

Learn more about the Task Force and its work ⬇️
https://www.dhs.gov/news/2021/06/08/family-reunification-task-force-provides-initial-progress-report-and-announces

Today the Family Reunification Task Force published its initial progress report to President Biden on the first 120 days of its mission to reunite children who were unjustly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border by the previous Administration.

Learn more about the Task Force and its work ⬇️
https://www.dhs.gov/news/2021/06/08/family-reunification-task-force-provides-initial-progress-report-and-announces

Addressing the climate emergency is a top DHS priority🌎Secretary Mayorkas launched the DHS Climate Change Action Group t...
06/07/2021

Addressing the climate emergency is a top DHS priority🌎

Secretary Mayorkas launched the DHS Climate Change Action Group to take a new approach and urgently address climate change adaption and resilience.

Learn more ⬇️
https://www.dhs.gov/dhs-actions-climate-change

Addressing the climate emergency is a top DHS priority🌎

Secretary Mayorkas launched the DHS Climate Change Action Group to take a new approach and urgently address climate change adaption and resilience.

Learn more ⬇️
https://www.dhs.gov/dhs-actions-climate-change

52% of American adults have already made the decision to protect their health and communities by getting the COVID-19 va...
06/07/2021

52% of American adults have already made the decision to protect their health and communities by getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

Learn more here:
Vaccines.gov

52% of American adults have already made the decision to protect their health and communities by getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

Learn more here:
Vaccines.gov

DHS Week in Photos: From showing our support for the LGBTQ+ community and raising the pride flag to sitting down with in...
06/04/2021

DHS Week in Photos: From showing our support for the LGBTQ+ community and raising the pride flag to sitting down with international partners to discuss our continued work on our shared missions - another week in the DHS Mission.

Hurricane Prep: Find out how you can prepare your home, family, and community for a natural disaster at www.ready.gov
06/04/2021

Hurricane Prep: Find out how you can prepare your home, family, and community for a natural disaster at www.ready.gov

Hurricane Prep: Find out how you can prepare your home, family, and community for a natural disaster at www.ready.gov

Today Secretary Mayorkas raised the Pride flag at our headquarters for the first time 🏳️‍🌈Flying over our DC campus, thi...
06/04/2021

Today Secretary Mayorkas raised the Pride flag at our headquarters for the first time 🏳️‍🌈

Flying over our DC campus, this flag is a symbol of our commitment to our LGBTQ+ employees and the whole community.

Today Secretary Mayorkas raised the Pride flag at our headquarters for the first time 🏳️‍🌈

Flying over our DC campus, this flag is a symbol of our commitment to our LGBTQ+ employees and the whole community.

Secretary Mayorkas announced new efforts to support Transportation Security Administration - TSA screening workforce.
06/03/2021
DHS Announces New Efforts to Support the TSA Workforce

Secretary Mayorkas announced new efforts to support Transportation Security Administration - TSA screening workforce.

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced new efforts to support the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening officer workforce, including expanding collective bargaining at the national level and ensuring that TSA’s standards and proc...

Are you traveling this summer ✈️? Be sure to check out TSA's Summer Travel Tips to help you prepare: Tsa.gov/travel
06/03/2021

Are you traveling this summer ✈️?

Be sure to check out TSA's Summer Travel Tips to help you prepare: Tsa.gov/travel

Are you traveling this summer ✈️?

Be sure to check out TSA's Summer Travel Tips to help you prepare: Tsa.gov/travel

Real adventure awaits those who are #REALIDready.  Get your #REALID by May 3, 2023 to board domestic ✈ flights.Make a pl...
06/03/2021

Real adventure awaits those who are #REALIDready. Get your #REALID by May 3, 2023 to board domestic ✈ flights.
Make a plan at DHS.gov/real-id.

#REALIDself ⭐ #Check4theStar

Real adventure awaits those who are #REALIDready. Get your #REALID by May 3, 2023 to board domestic ✈ flights.
Make a plan at DHS.gov/real-id.

#REALIDself ⭐ #Check4theStar

Thank you Transportation Security Administration - TSA for ensuring that over 5 million travelers had a safe Memorial Da...
06/03/2021

Thank you Transportation Security Administration - TSA for ensuring that over 5 million travelers had a safe Memorial Day weekend!

Thank you Transportation Security Administration - TSA for ensuring that over 5 million travelers had a safe Memorial Day weekend!

Photos from FLETC Headquarters's post
06/02/2021

Photos from FLETC Headquarters's post

Via FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency⬇️Hurricanes are not just a coastal problem. Find out how rain, wind, and wa...
06/02/2021

Via FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency⬇️

Hurricanes are not just a coastal problem. Find out how rain, wind, and water could impact you where you live so you can prepare.

Get more Hurricane Prep tips at ready.gov

Via FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency⬇️

Hurricanes are not just a coastal problem. Find out how rain, wind, and water could impact you where you live so you can prepare.

Get more Hurricane Prep tips at ready.gov

Atlantic hurricane season begins today. Make sure you are prepared, follow FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency and ...
06/01/2021

Atlantic hurricane season begins today.

Make sure you are prepared, follow FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency and Ready to make sure you are #HurricanePrepared

Atlantic hurricane season begins today.

Make sure you are prepared, follow FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency and Ready to make sure you are #HurricanePrepared

During Pride Month we recognize progress made toward ensuring equality for LGBTQ+ people. We reflect and recommit to fig...
06/01/2021

During Pride Month we recognize progress made toward ensuring equality for LGBTQ+ people. We reflect and recommit to fighting for equality for all.

During Pride Month we recognize progress made toward ensuring equality for LGBTQ+ people. We reflect and recommit to fighting for equality for all.

June is Immigrant Heritage Month. This is a time to reflect and honor the contributions that immigrants have made to our...
06/01/2021

June is Immigrant Heritage Month. This is a time to reflect and honor the contributions that immigrants have made to our communities across the country.

We celebrate immigrants and their integral role in the American story.

June is Immigrant Heritage Month. This is a time to reflect and honor the contributions that immigrants have made to our communities across the country.

We celebrate immigrants and their integral role in the American story.

This Memorial Day we reflect on the legacy of selfless service and express our everlasting thanks to the heroes across t...
05/31/2021

This Memorial Day we reflect on the legacy of selfless service and express our everlasting thanks to the heroes across the nation who have served our country. We are eternally grateful for your service.

This Memorial Day we reflect on the legacy of selfless service and express our everlasting thanks to the heroes across the nation who have served our country. We are eternally grateful for your service.

Are you at #Indy500 this weekend? Keep an eye out for suspicious activity and remember, if you see something suspicious,...
05/30/2021

Are you at #Indy500 this weekend? Keep an eye out for suspicious activity and remember, if you see something suspicious, say something to track security or local authorities.

Learn how to report suspicious activity: https://www.dhs.gov/see-something-say-something/how-to-report-suspicious-activity #SeeSay

Are you at #Indy500 this weekend? Keep an eye out for suspicious activity and remember, if you see something suspicious, say something to track security or local authorities.

Learn how to report suspicious activity: https://www.dhs.gov/see-something-say-something/how-to-report-suspicious-activity #SeeSay

DHS Week In Photos: From the beginning of hurricane season to an increase in travel this summer as Americans travel to s...
05/28/2021

DHS Week In Photos: From the beginning of hurricane season to an increase in travel this summer as Americans travel to see loved ones and family for the first time since the pandemic – we are ready.

The Biden-Harris Administration submitted the President’s Budget for FY 2022. This budget: ➡️Invests in Effective Border...
05/28/2021
Statement by Secretary Mayorkas on the President’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

The Biden-Harris Administration submitted the President’s Budget for FY 2022. This budget:
➡️Invests in Effective Border Management
➡️Improves federal cybersecurity across government
➡️Responds to domestic terrorism
➡️Confronts Climate Change and Other Disasters

Read more ⬇️
https://www.dhs.gov/news/2021/05/28/statement-secretary-mayorkas-president-s-fiscal-year-2022-budget

The FY 2022 Budget will strengthen border; restore our immigration system; support efforts to detect, deter, and recover from malicious cyber attacks; and combat climate change

DHS and our components are working closely with state and local law enforcement agencies to help ensure the safety and s...
05/28/2021
DHS Coordinates with Partners to Secure the Indianapolis 500

DHS and our components are working closely with state and local law enforcement agencies to help ensure the safety and security of employees, drivers and crew, and fans during the Indianapolis 500 this weekend. In addition, fans and visitors in the area will see “If You See Something, Say Something®” campaign messages throughout the event. The materials will also be displayed in staff areas.
https://www.dhs.gov/news/2021/05/28/dhs-coordinates-partners-secure-indianapolis-500

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is working closely with state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement agencies to help ensure the safety and security of employees, drivers, crew, and fans during the Indianapolis 500 (Indy 500).

Are you #REALIDready to fly? ✈  Find your path to #REALID readiness by May 3, 2023.Make a plan at DHS.gov/real-id. #REAL...
05/27/2021

Are you #REALIDready to fly? ✈ Find your path to #REALID readiness by May 3, 2023.
Make a plan at DHS.gov/real-id.
#REALIDself ⭐ #Check4theStar

Are you #REALIDready to fly? ✈ Find your path to #REALID readiness by May 3, 2023.
Make a plan at DHS.gov/real-id.
#REALIDself ⭐ #Check4theStar

This week Secretary Mayorkas joined President Joe Biden at FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters to rece...
05/26/2021

This week Secretary Mayorkas joined President Joe Biden at FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters to receive a briefing on the upcoming hurricane season, and thank FEMA employees for their dedication and hard work.

Hurricane season begins June 1st. Check out tips on #HurricanePrep ⬇️

Ready.gov

This week Secretary Mayorkas joined President Joe Biden at FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters to receive a briefing on the upcoming hurricane season, and thank FEMA employees for their dedication and hard work.

Hurricane season begins June 1st. Check out tips on #HurricanePrep ⬇️

Ready.gov

Have questions about what can fly? These prohibited items can’t. They are just some of the Transportation Security Admin...
05/25/2021

Have questions about what can fly? These prohibited items can’t. They are just some of the Transportation Security Administration - TSA Great Catch items our officers find, to keep the traveling public safe.

Planning ahead and packing properly can facilitate your TSA screening process when traveling. Learn what can fly: Use TSA’s What Can I Bring tool.
https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/whatcanibring/all

Travel is back just in time for summer. We’re ready to ensure your safe journey.  Secretary Mayorkas joined Transportati...
05/25/2021

Travel is back just in time for summer. We’re ready to ensure your safe journey.

Secretary Mayorkas joined Transportation Security Administration - TSA and industry partners at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to talk about our preparations for the busy summer travel season.

05/25/2021

Happening now: Secretary Mayorkas is joining Transportation Security Administration - TSA, Airlines for America, Airports Council International-North America, National Air Carrier Association, U.S. Travel Association, and U.S. Travel Association for a press conference on summer travel.

Watch here ⬇️

DHS Week in Photos: Check out some of our favorite photos from this week's U.S. Coast Guard Academy Commencement Ceremon...
05/21/2021

DHS Week in Photos: Check out some of our favorite photos from this week's U.S. Coast Guard Academy Commencement Ceremony with President Biden and Secretary Mayorkas.

Wednesday the U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduated 240 new U.S. Coast Guard officers and 7 international students, marking...
05/21/2021

Wednesday the U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduated 240 new U.S. Coast Guard officers and 7 international students, marking among the most diverse classes in history:
🔹34% women
🔹34% underrepresented minorities
🔹Record number of African-Americans
🔹2nd-highest number of #AAPI grads

Class of 2021, we salute you!

Wednesday the U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduated 240 new U.S. Coast Guard officers and 7 international students, marking among the most diverse classes in history:
🔹34% women
🔹34% underrepresented minorities
🔹Record number of African-Americans
🔹2nd-highest number of #AAPI grads

Class of 2021, we salute you!

Make the best decisions to protect you, your family, and your community. Talk with your health care provider to get the ...
05/21/2021

Make the best decisions to protect you, your family, and your community. Talk with your health care provider to get the facts about COVID-19 vaccines.

🔍 Search http://vaccines.gov

💬 Text your ZIP code to 438829

📞 Call 1-800-232-0233

#WeCanDoThis

Make the best decisions to protect you, your family, and your community. Talk with your health care provider to get the facts about COVID-19 vaccines.

🔍 Search http://vaccines.gov

💬 Text your ZIP code to 438829

📞 Call 1-800-232-0233

#WeCanDoThis

Don’t wait until a natural disaster strikes FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency and Ready encourage you to make a p...
05/20/2021

Don’t wait until a natural disaster strikes FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency and Ready encourage you to make a plan with your family and be ready.
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Start talking
🧰Build a Kit
✅Be ready

Make your plan and learn more 👇
http://ready.gov/plan

Don’t wait until a natural disaster strikes FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency and Ready encourage you to make a plan with your family and be ready.
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Start talking
🧰Build a Kit
✅Be ready

Make your plan and learn more 👇
http://ready.gov/plan

05/20/2021
Your 'Destined for Stardom' Self

REAL travel and adventures await those who are #REALIDready to fly. Be the #REALID version of you by May 3, 2023 to board domestic flights.

Make a plan at dhs.gov/real-id.

#REALIDself #Check4theStar

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