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Alejandro Mayorkas – Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security

Alejandro Mayorkas was sworn in as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security by President Biden on February 2, 2021.  Mayorkas is the first Latino and immigrant confirmed to serve as Secretary of Homeland Security. He has led a distinguished 30-year career as a law enforcement official and a nationally-recognized lawyer in the private sector. ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Honduras

Location: Honduras, Tegucigalpa  Event: The U.S. Embassy has received notice of a demonstration outside the Embassy compound. The U.S. Embassy has encouraged maximum telework for all employees. U.S. citizens are reminded to avoid any demonstration as even peaceful ones can turn violent with little or no notice.  Actions to Take: Avoid crowds and demonstrations. Be ...
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Secretary Mayorkas to Travel to Orlando, Florida and Tegucigalpa, Honduras

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of Public Affairs Secretary Mayorkas to Travel to Orlando, Florida and Tegucigalpa, Honduras WASHINGTON – On July 25, 2022, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas will be in Orlando, Florida to deliver remarks at the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) 45th Annual Training Conference. On ...
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Release of the Section 353 List of Corrupt and Undemocratic Actors for Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Nicaragua

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 20, 2022 The United States is committed to partnering with the people of Central America to strengthen democracy, improve rule of law, and combat corruption.  We are advancing this effort today by releasing the Section 353 Corrupt and Undemocratic Actors list, which identifies [60] individuals.  These individuals, through their significant corruption, efforts ...
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