Department of Homeland Security

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Related to Department of Homeland Security: Department of Defense, Department of State
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Noun1.Department of Homeland Security - the federal department that administers all matters relating to homeland security
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA - an independent agency of the United States government that provides a single point of accountability for all federal emergency preparedness and mitigation and response activities
Immigration and Naturalization Service, INS - an agency in the Department of Justice that enforces laws and regulations for the admission of foreign-born persons to the United States
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, FLETC - a center in the Department of that trains law enforcement professionals for more than seventy federal agencies
Secret Service, SS, United States Secret Service, US Secret Service, USSS - the United States intelligence agency that protects current and former presidents and vice presidents and their immediate families and protects distinguished foreign visitors; detects and apprehends counterfeiters; suppresses forgery of government securities and documents
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The Department of Homeland Security has not issued a progress report on the project, but National Guard officials say fewer people are trying to cross the border.
Department of Homeland Security on March 3, 2006--"In accordance with the Security and Prosperity Partnership [SPP], the Secretary of Governance of Mexico, Carlos Abascal, and the U.
Republican leaders have defended the cuts, saying they are warranted because the Department of Homeland Security has yet to allocate $6.
Community colleges have responded to the Department of Homeland Security offer by repositioning themselves as the training ground for "first responders"--the police officers, firefighters, emergency workers and health professionals expected to arrive first on the scene after a terrorist attack.
The Department of Homeland Security, in particular, is designing new programs and policies that support widespread adoption of best practices for businesses.
Since becoming part of the Department of Homeland Security, the Coast Guard's requirements are changing to include defensive capabilities.
We are proud to be serving within the Department of Homeland Security during this time in our nation's history, and look forward to making our contribution to this important part of the infrastructure's design.
The team was deployed in late summer by the Department of Homeland Security.
Being a part of the new Department of Homeland Security is not only a privilege, but an incredible opportunity for us to team up with our new partners to make this country safer from all hazards, including terrorism.
Only companies whose products or services have been reviewed and approved by the Department of Homeland Security would be protected by the act.
Since November, the Department of Homeland Security has detained more than 2,700 men nationwide, charging them with immigration violations uncovered during registration, such as overstaying their visas.

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