Feb 24

On Feb. 21, Secretary Kelly traveled to Guatemala City for a series of meetings with senior officials there. The following day, the Secretary met with President Jimmy Morales, Minister of Government Francisco Rivas, Minister of Foreign Affairs Carlos Raul Morales, as well as the commissioner of National Civil Police, the 1st vice minister for security and the director of migration.

Feb 21

On February 20, 2017, Secretary John Kelly issued two memoranda to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) workforce providing further direction to implement the recent executive orders on border security and enforcement of the immigration laws.

Feb 20

On Wednesday, February 22, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) John Kelly will travel to Guatemala to meet with President Jimmy Morales. Secretary Kelly will also meet with the Ministers of Government and Foreign Affairs as well as observe the arrival of a DHS repatriation flight at the Guatemalan Repatriation and Reception Facility in Guatemala City.

Feb 15

On Thursday, February 16, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) John Kelly will travel to Munich, Germany, where he will participate in the 53rd Munich Security Conference. While in Germany, Secretary Kelly will also participate in bilateral meetings with international counterparts to discuss mutual priorities and continued cooperation to ensure global security.

Feb 15

Under Department of Homeland Security (DHS) policy, aliens granted deferred action from deportation who are subsequently found to pose a threat to national security or public safety may have their deferred action terminated at any time and DHS may seek their removal from the United States.  Since the start of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in 2012, approximately 1,500 recipients have had their deferred action terminated due to a criminal conviction, gang affiliation, or a criminal conviction related to gang affiliation. 

Feb 15

On behalf of the entire Department of Homeland Security, I thank U.S. Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy for his decades of selfless service. During his tenure with the Secret Service, Director Clancy brought a wealth of experience, knowledge and heart to an agency entrusted with one of the most challenging duties of law enforcement – protecting from harm our nation and those who lead it.

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