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

    … This article is going to cover a specific subsection of Title 31 currency seizures. These seizures are typically initiated by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to travelers who fail to declare currency they are traveling with in excess of $10,000. Additionally, CBP may seize currency when travelers conspire to defeat reporting requirements…

    Mike Ivancie/ Ivancie Law- 16 readers -
  • New executive order on anti-dumping and countervailing duties

    … violations of United States trade and customs laws for goods and for enabling interdiction and disposal, including through methods other than seizure, of inadmissible merchandise entering through any mode of transportation, to the extent authorized by law.” This passage is interesting because seizure is generally the appropriate and lawful way…

    Mike Ivancie/ Ivancie Law- 12 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 -
  • Department of Homeland Security Funded Until September 30th

    … critical of Obama’s action to temporarily block the deportation of millions of immigrants in the U.S. illegally. Specifically, most Senate and House Republicans remain strongly opposed to President Obama’s Deferred Action for Children (DACA) Program, and Deferred Action for Parents (DAPA) Program. On Feb. 17, a Texas federal judge temporarily halted…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 11 readers -
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