The Creation of the DHS

Homeland Security


Creation of the DHS

Homeland Security Act passed on November 2002 9/11 was the beginning of America fighting backStrengthening our border was the priority

Structure of the DHS

Several different agencies make up the entirety of the DHSDHS has 22 different federal department agencies that work under itEach structure has its own powers that aid in protecting America

Mission of the DHS

Mission of the DHS is to protect AmericaThe act on terrorism never ends and it will remain an ongoing battleThe protection of America is top priority for the DHS

Goals of the DHS

The goal of the DHS is to protect the US from terrorism and terrorist attackThe DHS has been involved in different local and state government to protect from attacksThe DHS also protects in the event of natural disasters

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

USCIS is involved in the immigration services Helping immigrants get through the US’s borders safely and legallyStrengthening the immigration system is the main priority of the USCIS

United States Customs and Border Protection

Ethos of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency: We are the guardians of our Nation’s borders.We are America’s frontline.We safeguard the American homelandat and beyond our borders.We protect the American people againstterrorists and the instruments of terror.We steadfastly enforce the laws of the United Stateswhile fostering our Nation’s economic security throughlawful international trade and travel.We serve the American people with vigilance,integrity, and professionalism.

United States Coast Guard

The Coast Guard’s main purpose is maintaining the US’s waterwaysThey help make sure illegal drugs aren’t coming into the country They also make sure our borders are secure from terrorist attacks

Federal Emergency Management Agency

“A secure and resilient nation with the capabilities required across the whole community to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from the threats and hazards that pose the greatest risk.”- FEMA

United States Secret Service

The Secret Service’s mission is to protect the higherup of the United StatesThe Secret Service is actively involved in protecting the President and Vice President as well as their familiesThey also protect former presidents and former vice presidents

Work Cited

“Homeland Security.” Mission , Web. Accessed 9 Sept. 2017.Nemeth, Charles P. Homeland Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice. 3rd ed., Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, 2017.“U.S. Customs and Border Protection | Securing America’s Borders.” About CBP, Web. Accessed 9 Sept. 2017.United States Secret Service. Web. Accessed 9 Sept. 2017.“U.S. Coast Guard and Coast Guard Reserve.” United States Coast Guard, Web. Accessed 9 Sept. 2017.