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Press Secretary Clark Stevens' Statement on Secretary Napolitano's Upcoming Trip to Tennessee

Secretary Napolitano will visit Nashville, Tennessee, and the surrounding area to meet with Governor Phil Bredesen and federal, state and local officials to discuss the impact of historic flooding resulting from severe weather, and view firsthand the response and recovery efforts ongoing in the state. President Obama has declared a major disaster for Tennessee, and FEMA personnel are on the ground in support of the state’s response and recovery efforts.

Testimony of Under Secretary and Chief Intelligence Officer Caryn Wagner and Principal Deputy Under Secretary Bart Johnson, before the House Committee on Homeland Security, on the Office of Intelligence and Analysis' Vision and Goals

Testimony of Under Secretary and Chief Intelligence Officer Caryn Wagner and Principal Deputy Under Secretary Bart Johnson, before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assessment, on the Office of Intelligence and Analysis' Vision and Goals, on May 12, 2010.

Secretary Napolitano Announces Nearly $790 Million in Critical Infrastructure and Preparedness Grants

Secretary Napolitano announced the fiscal year 2010 Preparedness Grants for nine federal programs—including critical infrastructure-related grants—totaling nearly $790 million to assist state, local and tribal governments and the private sector in strengthening preparedness for acts of terrorism, major disasters and other emergencies.

Secretary Napolitano Honors Law Enforcement During National Police Week

Secretary Napolitano commemorated National Police Week by delivering remarks and joining U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Alan Bersin at the CBP Valor Memorial Ceremony - honoring the memory of fallen CBP Border Patrol Agents Cruz McGuire and Robert Rosas, and paying tribute to the DHS law enforcement personnel who serve the nation each day.

Secretary Napolitano Announces Additional Deployments of Recovery Act-Funded Advanced Imaging Technology

Secretary Janet Napolitano announced deployments of advanced imaging technology (AIT) units purchased with American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to 28 additional airports—strengthening security at airports throughout the country while boosting local economies.

Secretary Napolitano's Testimony on Assessing the Nation's Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

May 17, 2010 testimony of Secretary Napolitano before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, “Gulf Coast Catastrophe: Assessing the Nation’s Response to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill”

Secretary Napolitano Applauds President Obama's Intent to Nominate John S. Pistole as TSA Assistant Secretary

Secretary Napolitano applauded President Obama's intent to nominate John S. Pistole as Assistant Secretary for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

Secretary Napolitano Announces Elimination of Paper Arrival/Departure Form to Streamline Secure Visa Waiver Program Travel

Secretary Napolitano announced the elimination of the paper arrival/departure form (Form I-94W) for authorized travelers from nations participating in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), streamlining secure travel for millions of visitors to the United States every year by consolidating the collection of traveler information and enhancing security by automatically providing DHS with important passenger information prior to departure.

Secretary Napolitano to Visit the Middle East

Secretary Napolitano will travel to the United Arab Emirates on May 31-June 1, at the invitation of UAE Minister of the Economy Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, to meet with her counterparts from the Middle East region and officials from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to discuss ways to bolster global aviation security.

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