Department of Homeland Security

Formed in 2002 from the combination of 22 departments and agencies, the Department of Homeland Security works to improve the security of the United States. The Department's work includes customs, border, and immigration enforcement; emergency response to natural and manmade disasters; antiterrorism work; and cybersecurity.

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DHS

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Phone Number:

1-202-282-8000

Government branch:

Executive

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