The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government, created in response to the September 11 attacks, and with the primary responsibilities of protecting the United States and its territories (including protectorates) from and responding to terrorist attacks, man-made accidents, and natural disasters. The Department of Homeland Security, and not the United States Department of the Interior, is equivalent to the Interior ministries of other countries. In fiscal year 2011, DHS was allocated a budget of $98.8 billion and spent, net, $66.4 billion.
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  • Fighting Title 31 Currency Seizures issued by CBP

    … Fines, Penalties & Forfeitures Office for further processing. This is the office that will issue the official seizure notice which is usually titled “NOTICE OF SEIZURE AND INFORMATION TO CLAIMANTS CAFRA FORM.” CAFRA, in this context, stands for the Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act of 2000 which governs the procedure for processing certain…

    Mike Ivancie/ Ivancie Law- 12 readers -
  • New executive order on anti-dumping and countervailing duties

    … involving foreign nationals. Increased AD/CVD Bonds for high-risk importers To address this issue the new order proposes that DHS increase “bonding requirements, based on risk assessments, on entries of articles subject to antidumping and countervailing duties, when necessary to protect the revenue of the United States.” The order mandates…

    Mike Ivancie/ Ivancie Law- 11 readers -
  • Deportation/Removal Proceedings – The Master Hearing

    … and the DHS (Department of Homeland Security) attorney to determine how your case will proceed. Do I have to attend the master calendar hearing? Yes. However, be advised that due process rights still apply to you. As such, you are allowed to have a Miami immigration lawyer to represent you at the hearing. If I hire a lawyer to represent me…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 12 readers -
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