Homeland Security

Homeland Security

The DHS Mission: With honor and integrity, we will safeguard the American people, our homeland, and our values.

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Does your business have relief supplies or medical equipment for sale? Contact FEMA-Industr @fema .dhs.gov with more information.

Beware of scams! Scammers prey on consumers coping with emergencies, especially medical emergencies, to sell counterfeit goods. Follow @IPRCenter  to stay one step ahead of the scammers.

@dhsscitech  is conducting ongoing research that will help scientists better understand the coronavirus that causes the disease known as COVID-19, and methods to prevent its spread. More:

Due to circumstances resulting from the #coronavirus  pandemic and the national emergency declaration, DHS, as directed by President Trump, is extending the REAL ID enforcement deadline. More:

With @fema  leading the federal operations to the #coronavirus  response, we are actively working to provide support. Our teams are working with states, territories and tribes to make sure we prioritize their needs with federal resources.

While many kids are now home from school, it’s very important to remain vigilant about your child’s online environment. @ICEgov’s Project iGuardian is focused on keeping children and teens safe from online predators through education and awareness.

Our message to those seeking to cross our borders illegally during the #coronavirus  pandemic is clear: Current restrictions mean you will be expeditiously sent back. You will not be allowed to stay in the US, so don’t risk your health and the health of everyone along your way.

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Americans in Europe, China, or Iran: If you've been to one of these countries facing travel restrictions due to the #coronavirus  pandemic, you can still return home anytime. Just follow the procedure below:

Think you might have #coronavirus ? There’s an app for that. If you or someone in your family is exhibiting symptoms, download the Apple COVID-19 app, a free resource from @CDCgov  that can help get diagnostic information to you immediately. More:

ICYMI: has a new FAQ section! Check the page regularly for an authoritative source on all things . #coronavirus 


Today, DHS, , and will be sharing stories of the brave men and women who put their lives on the line every day with the sole objective of protecting our nation. Make sure to follow to see stories that have not been widely reported.

REMINDER: Tomorrow, 10/3 at 2:18 PM EDT, there will be a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alert system, in coordination w/ . You’ll get a message on your phone with a tone & vibration. This is not a text & your phone number is not shared with anyone.

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Today, Commissioner Kevin McAleenan was sworn-in to lead DHS as the Acting Secretary. The ceremony took place at the new DHS Headquarters at St. Elizabeth’s.

For those in the path of Hurricane#Florence , make sure you have downloaded your states (SC, NC, VA) official emergency app + the app, to your phone. South Carolina iTunes: Google Play:

@DHS_Wolf : “Should any members of the caravan reach the U.S-Mexico border, they will be processed accordingly and quickly removed, returned or repatriated."

If you see something, tell local authorities who or what you saw; when you saw it; where it occurred; and why it's suspicious. #SeeSay  #ProtectYourEveryDay 

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@ICEgov  Acting Director Matt Albence: “A phone call, one simple phone call, and Ms. Fuertes would be alive today."

@ICEgov : “If you’re going to have a sanctuary city policy & you know it's going to result in people going back out to the street & committing more crimes, at least own it...don't sit there & try to push the blame onto someone else - it’s disgusting.”

“The tragedy in all of this is that this could have been avoided had there been no sanctuary law. The system not only failed our family but it failed our city.”