The existing guidance system will be replaced by a four-tiered advisory system, as a result of a year-long review process

US State Department Unveils New 4-Tiered Travel Advisory System

By Laura Koran, CNN The State Department unveiled Friday a new system for communicating security risks associated with foreign travel in an effort to reduce confusion and protect US citizens abroad. "The Department...
“These results are proof of what the men and women of ICE can accomplish when they are empowered to fulfill their mission,” said Thomas Homan, ICE Deputy Director. While 2017 marked a successful year in border security efforts, multiple challenges still remain in providing immigration officials with the tools needed to keep criminals off the streets, eliminate the pull factors for illegal immigration, and remove aliens who have violated our immigration laws from the country.

DHS Reports Progress in Enforcing Laws & Protecting America (Video)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced its end-of-year immigration enforcement numbers, the results of a year-long return to enforcing the law, upholding the integrity of our lawful immigration system,...
Inocente Orlando Montano, 75, formerly residing in Everett, Massachusetts, and 19 other former Salvadoran military officials were indicted in Spain for the 1989 murders of five Spanish Jesuit priests during the 10-year Salvadoran civil conflict. (Image courtesy of ICE)

ICE Removes Ex-Col Accused of “Jesuit Massacre” (Multi-Video)

A former Salvadoran government official was extradited to Spain Tuesday for his alleged involvement in the 1989 murder of eight people, which stemmed from a notorious incident that occurred in El...
Officials from the Port of Entry People Screening Program (POE-PS) have revealed more details about how biometrics are being used in Customs and Border Protection (CBP) entry/exit operations at airports.

CBP Deploying More Biometrics in Airports (Learn More, Multi-Video)

World events over the last decade, and even within this last year, have shown that airports are an attractive target to terrorists. At the same time, the number of international air...
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US CBP Agents Protected by HESCO ARMOR (Learn More, Multi-Video)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has selected HESCO Hard Armor plates for equipping and protecting their officer's to meet their unique operational requirements. The five-year, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract with...
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke testified Thursday before the House Committee on Homeland Security for a hearing on World Wide Threats: Keeping America Secure in the New Age of Terror. (Image courtesy of Greg Kahn, The Atlantic)

Keeping America Secure in the New Age of Terror (Learn More, Videos)

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke, and FBI Director Christopher Wray, testified Thursday before the House Committee on Homeland Security for a hearing on World Wide Threats: Keeping America Secure in...
Special Agent In Charge Emmerson Buie, Jr.

FBI Seeks Publics Aid with Billboard Campaign, Reward (Please Help)

Emmerson Buie, Jr., special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s El Paso Division, has announced a new digital billboard campaign. The campaign highlights an FBI reward of up to $45,000...
CBP's Air and Marine Operations mission is to serve and protect the American people. (Image courtesy of CBP)

CBP Hires Student Pilots as Solution to Current Pilot Shortage (Multi-Video)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) has launched a new program to recruit students exclusively from the University of North Dakota (UND) for careers as airborne...
CBP officers at the San Ysidro port of entry discovered 37 wrapped packages of methamphetamine concealed in the spare tire, quarter panels and seats of a Honda Civic.

CBP Officers Seize More than 6 Tons of Drugs in 24 Hrs (Multi-Video)

During a 24-hour period at ports of entry along the California border with Mexico, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a total of 12,215 pounds of narcotics valued at more...
Suspected San Francisco shooter Francisco Sanchez is pictured during an interview in jail and Kate Steinle is seen in an undated photo released by her family.

Kate Steinle’s Family Speaks: Jury Reaches Verdict (Multi-Video)

By John Diaz, San Francisco Chronicle As they awaited the verdict in the trial of Kate Steinle’s accused killer, her parents and brother had one overriding wish. It had nothing to do with...