Updates

Department of Homeland Security to Begin Biometric Exit Pilot as Part of US-VISIT Program

We will begin testing processes that will make exiting quick for visitors and effective for security, said Asa Hutchinson, Under Secretary for Border and Transportation Security at the Department of Homeland Security.

DHS Announces Expanded Border Control Plans

We want to send a clear message that those individuals who follow legal immigration procedures will benefit while those who choose to break our nations immigration laws will be promptly removed from the U.S., said Under Secretary Hutchinson.

MSA - Solaris Multigas Detector Receives CSA and ATEX Approval

The Solaris Multigas Detector performs simultaneous monitoring of up to four gases, including LEL, O2, CO and H2S, in a small and economical unit. Other features of the Solaris Detector include a fresh-air setup safeguard, rubberized armor housing for imp

Markland Technologies Completes $19M Acquisition of Homeland Security Company

Markland Acquires E-OIR Technologies, Inc.; Major Supplier of Electro-Optic and Infrared Remote Sensing Technology and Services to US Army

MSA Acquires U.S. Military Gas Mask Contract

MSA, the worlds leading manufacturer of safety equipment, today announced it has successfully negotiated a multiple-year contract to supply U.S. Air Force and Navy personnel with the MCU-2/P chemical/biological gas mask.

RAE Systems Adds Plume Measurement Capabilities to Sensor Networks with SAFER Systems Alliance

Sensor networks combined with plume measurement software create the only wireless system available for toxic chemical response

Department of Homeland Security Announces $12 Million Funding for Social and Behavioral Scientists to Study Terrorism

The new Center should focus on both the behavioral and social aspects of the terrorists themselves as well as the behavioral and social effects of terrorist threats and attacks on populations

Department of Homeland Security to Begin Pilot Program for Voluntary Interior Repatriation of Mexican Nationals

Under this interior repatriation pilot program, Mexican nationals will be given the option of returning to their place of origin when apprehended for illegal entry.

Department of Homeland Security Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Operating in Arizona to Support Border Security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announces the first sustained civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to curb illegal activities along Arizonas southern border

Homeland Security Assists Emergency Responders with Unveiling of New Internet Course on America's New National Incident Management System

The training experts at Homeland Security's Emergency Management Institute created the online course, which takes about three hours to complete.