Current National Threat Level is elevated

The threat level in the airline sector is High or Orange. Read more.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security News

The President's SAVE (Securing Americans' Value and Efficiency) Award

Washington, D.C. - The President wants to hear from Department employees about their ideas for how the Department and the entire federal government can continue to trim costs and save taxpayer dollars. All Department employees are encouraged to submit their ideas for the 2010 President's SAVE Award online at

Weekly ARRA Report Now Available

Washington, D.C. - As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, the Department publishes a weekly financial and activity report. Download it and learn more about ARRA at

Secretary Napolitano Announces More Than $1.8 Billion in Fiscal Year 2010 Preparedness Grants

Washington, D.C. - Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced more than $1.8 billion in Fiscal Year 2010 Federal Emergency Management Agency preparedness grants designed to help states, urban areas, tribal governments and non-profit organizations enhance their protection, prevention, response and recovery capabilities for risks associated with potential terrorist attacks and other hazards.

Readout of Secretary Napolitano's Visit to Texas

Laredo, Texas - Secretary Napolitano announced more than $47 million in fiscal year 2010 Operation Stonegarden grants for the Southwest border states. She also met with law enforcement leaders to discuss the Department's efforts to support state, local and tribal law enforcement in protecting communities from cross-border threats.