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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