Department of Homeland Security
n.
A department of the U.S. Cabinet that is charged with protecting U.S. territory from natural and man-made hazards, including terrorist attacks.
abbrv.
DHS

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


Department of Homeland Security
(DHS)
A government agency created in 2003 to handle immigration and other security-related matters. Within DHS's immigration responsibilities, it oversees U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS, which replaced the former Immigration and Naturalzation Service or INS) as well as Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
Category: Immigration → How to Get a Green Card
Category: Immigration → Visas & Visiting the United States

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