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US, Europe Must Take ‘Collaborative Global Action’ to Fight Terrorism

Meeting with European counterparts as part of the U.S.-European Union Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Troika meeting, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said there needs to be a transatlantic collaborative action to increase information sharing and strengthen security measures to counter terrorists who threaten all nations. “We must …

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DHS Collaboration with Science and Technology Community

Science and technology are key components to national security. On Monday, March 29, 2010, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano revealed support for S&T when she met with National Academy of Engineering President Charles Vest and National Academy of Sciences President Ralph Cicerone. The three discussed ways to enhance …

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Gates, Mullen Report on Mérida Summit in Mexico

During a one-day visit to Mexico City, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told Mexican military leaders he will look into ways to speed up equipment deliveries to support their fight against drug cartels. Testifying Tuesday before the House Appropriations Committee, Gates and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint …

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DHS Unveils Initiatives to Enhance E-Verify

Yesterday, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas announced three initiatives designed to strengthen the efficiency and accuracy of the E-Verify system. These new programs include an agreement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) to streamline legal proceedings for …

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Harding, Retired Army General, to Lead TSA

President Obama will today tap Robert Harding, the retired Army major general, to lead TSA. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will make the announcement around noon today, according to administration sources. Harding retired from the Army in 2001 after a 33-year-long career in the military. Some of his roles in …

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Unifying the Department of Homeland Security

Secretary Napolitano, the third secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, spoke at the DHS employee Town Hall meeting on December 15th, 2009.  Employees gathered to hear her speak at the actual Town Hall at USCIS Tomich Center in DC, but a number of employees joined in through videoconferencing …

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DHS Creates Task Force in Response to Recent Criticism

Today Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Attorney General Eric Holder announced the creation of a Presidential task force on controlled unclassified information releases. This announcement is one of two major steps to enhance information sharing among federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies. The first step …

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DHS Opens Cyber Job Fair

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security launched a cyber job fair on December 11th, 2009. This virtual job fair was opened in order to recruit more cybersecurity experts. And what better place to find them then online? This launch also is consistent with the Department of Homeland Security’s plans to …

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