US Department of Homeland Security
(2002; Washington; 240,000 Staff; dhs.gov)
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.
Leadership: Chad F. Wolf (Acting Secretary)
Budget: $51.672 billion (FY 2020)