Agency at a Glance
The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsible for public security. Its stated missions involve antiterrorism, border security, immigration and customs, cybersecurity, and disaster prevention and management. It was created in response to the September 11 attacks.
The DHS is made up of 7 agencies and offices with nearly 240,000.
Annual Budget: $41.2 Billion
Secretary: John F. Kelly
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Ongoing Projects: Assessment of @fema’s #fraud prevention efforts, Allegations that @TSA engages in certain… https://t.co/yNHAa8wb0l
ICYMI: OIG finds that @DHSgov non-disclosure forms & settlement agreements do not always include the required state… https://t.co/C0DSmgaglf
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Ongoing projects: Review of @CBP Searches of Electronic Devices, @DHSgov Random #Drug Testing for #Opioids, Review… https://t.co/I6odZquAVb