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Homeland Security for Intelligence Agencies

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You have been asked to examine information-sharing and intelligence agencies at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Among the 22 agencies that make up DHS, many have intelligence-gathering and information-collecting authorities and responsibilities. Your task is to outline an information and intelligence essay that addresses the following offices and agencies in DHS:
•U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
•U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
•U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
•U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
•Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Assignment Guidelines
•In this assignment, you will write an essay that outlines intelligence and information offices and agencies in the DHS. You must include the following agencies: ◦U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
◦U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
◦U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
◦U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
◦Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

•You should provide descriptions of approximately 100-150 words for each agency. ◦State whether the agency or office operates at the local, state, or federal level.

•Finally, address the following in approximately 200-250 words:
◦How is information sharing facilitated among the agencies and offices at the various levels of government? Explain.

•Be sure to reference any sources using APA style.

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•In this assignment, you will write an essay that outlines intelligence and information offices and agencies in the DHS. You must include the following agencies:
◦U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

The USCIS represents a government agency whose objective is to strengthen the security of the nation by improving the immigration system through the use of information services, customer-oriented immigration, and the use of a 21st century workforce that is well trained in intelligence gathering. These variables are all used to strengthen the country's infrastructure and increase security measures that can limit threats that can emerge from illegal immigration to the national security of the nation.
https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/what-we-do

◦U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)

In reference to the USCG, this government agency plays an integral role in homeland security as it serves as the maritime protector against foreign and domestic threats that could threaten national security. The USCG plays a role that supports the National Military Strategy wherein it is provided the resources to protect vital national security interests. The USCG is responsible for maritime interception as well as maritime interdiction, it serves as a line of defense for environmental responses ...

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