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US-India homeland security collaboration deepens as India invests more than $10 billion in homeland security in 2011
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA, India
  • July 7 2011

In May 2011, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano traveled to India and participated in the first US-India Homeland Security Dialogue.


Visa Waiver Program provides visa-free security
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2011

The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) makes US-bound travel from the 36 member countries more secure than US-bound travel from the rest of the world.


Slow progress implementing a screening system for “all cargo” flights
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2011

The requirement to physically screen 100 of cargo applies only to passenger flights.


Mobility Matters Bulletin - November 2010
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2010

The Mobility Matters Bulletin reviews significant legal and policy developments regarding the secure movement of people and cargo across borders.


Security Partnerships Bulletin - November 2010
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2010

The Security Partnerships Bulletin reviews significant legal and policy developments regarding homeland security partnerships between the US government and foreign governments.


Growth of the immigration advisory program (IAP)
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2010

The IAP is a DHS initiative that enables the identification of high-risk travelers at foreign airports before they board aircraft bound for the United States.


Developments in global entry, visa waiver program, and C-TPAT
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2010

The Department of Homeland Security and its operational agencies - including TSA and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) - administer a variety of "trusted traveler and trade" programs.


Companies investing in SAFETY Act liability protections
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2010

The SAFETY Act - the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002 - provides liability protection in the event of a terrorist attack.


Liability protection for sharing security technology with foreign partners?
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2010

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) continues to emphasize that security technology should be shared among the US government, foreign governments, and private industry.


International criminal information sharing
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA, El Salvador
  • June 29 2010

A brief June 25 Washington Post article reports that Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano and Salvadoran Foreign Minister Martinez have agreed to share criminal information about deportees.