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DHS and Partners Coordinate to Secure Super Bowl LV

As with past Super Bowls, this event was voluntarily submitted to DHS for a risk assessment and was classified as Special Event Assessment Rating (SEAR) Level 1—meaning that it requires extensive federal interagency support.

Alejandro Mayorkas Sworn in as First Latino and Immigrant DHS Secretary

Mayorkas' confirmation was delayed by a Republican hold on his nomination. Shortly after the 56-43 vote, it took Vice President Kamala Harris about 90 seconds to swear in the new DHS secretary at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

Here’s Who Is Leading DHS Components in Transition to Biden Appointments

Acting Homeland Security Secretary David Pekoske announced who will be leading DHS components and offices in the near term, until new leadership is appointed by the president and, in some cases, confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

DHS OIG to Review DHS Roles and Responsibilities in Connection with Jan. 6 Events at U.S. Capitol

DHS OIG’s review will examine the DHS Office of Intelligence & Analysis’s (I&A) responsibility for providing intelligence to law enforcement, and whether and how I&A fulfilled its responsibility.

On the Front Lines in a Year of Crisis: 2020 Homeland Security Today Awards

The awards recognize those who devote their lives to protecting our people, our resources, our way of life.

HSToday Honors Community Stars, COVID Heroes: 2020 Mission Awards

The unprecedented coronavirus pandemic affected every facet of homeland security and tested our response.

Biden to Nominate Former Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas as First Latino to Lead DHS

Mayorkas would also be the first immigrant in the role and served as director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Acting DHS Intelligence Chief Says He Agrees with FBI on White Supremacist Threat

Joseph Maher, a DHS lawyer, also told a congressional hearing that he hadn’t faced political pressure from political appointees to slant intelligence to suit themes promoted by President Donald Trump such as his assertions that antifa, a largely unstructured far-left movement, stoked urban violence.
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