Government Agency

Department of Homeland Security

Seal of the United States Department of Homeland Security (link)
Website:

www.dhs.gov/

Location:

Washington, DC

Tax ID:

72-0564834

Secretary of Homeland Security:

Kevin McAleenan (Acting)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a Cabinet-level federal agency tasked with a number of law-enforcement and counter-terrorism duties related to protecting domestic internal security. DHS was created after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the agency has a number of subordinate agencies including the U.S. Coast Guard (in times when war is not declared), the Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the U.S. Secret Service, and others.

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Department of Homeland Security


Washington, DC