US Department of Homeland Security

Founding Year: 2002

Staff: 240000

Budget: $51.672 billion

Chad F. Wolf  (Acting Secretary)

The Department of Homeland Security secures the nation from the many threats it faces by preventing terrorism and enhancing security; managing our borders; administering immigration laws; securing cyberspace; and ensuring disaster resilience. Sponsors 12 “Centers of Excellence” across America. The organization’s topics of concern include; cybersecurity, economic security, immigration enforcement, border security, civil rights and liberties, disaster preparedness, human trafficking, transportation security, and preventing terrorism.



US Department of Homeland Security contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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