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.

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


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