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13
July
2017

The Persistent Threat: al Qaeda’s Evolution and Resilience

This hearing will reexamine the continued threat posed by al Qaeda, and its efforts to once again take leadership of the global jihadist movement, as the caliphate of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria faces sustained pressure by US and coalition forces. The rise of a new generation al Qaeda leadership, and a renewed […]

7/13/17 10:00 am 7/13/17 10:00 am America/New_York The Persistent Threat: al Qaeda’s Evolution and Resilience This hearing will reexamine the continued threat posed by al Qaeda, and its efforts to once again take leadership of the global jihadist movement, as the caliphate of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria faces sustained pressure by US and coalition forces. The rise of a new generation al Qaeda leadership, and a renewed […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
13
July
2017

The Terrorist Diaspora: After the Fall of the Caliphate

As ISIS continues to experience battle field losses in Iraq and Syria, experts believe there already is and will continue to be a “terrorist diaspora” from the conflict zone. As part of this diaspora, foreign fighters will spread across the globe, with some traveling to new conflict zones while others return to their countries of […]

7/13/17 2:00 pm 7/13/17 2:00 pm America/New_York The Terrorist Diaspora: After the Fall of the Caliphate As ISIS continues to experience battle field losses in Iraq and Syria, experts believe there already is and will continue to be a “terrorist diaspora” from the conflict zone. As part of this diaspora, foreign fighters will spread across the globe, with some traveling to new conflict zones while others return to their countries of […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
25
July
2017

Deter, Detect and Interdict: Technology’s Role in Securing the Border

This hearing will examine the role that technology plays in enhancing U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s ability to secure the southwest border. We will also examine the increased budgetary investment in technologies that improve the ability of agents on the ground to detect, track, and apprehend/interdict illicit activity.

7/25/17 10:00 am 7/25/17 10:00 am America/New_York Deter, Detect and Interdict: Technology’s Role in Securing the Border This hearing will examine the role that technology plays in enhancing U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s ability to secure the southwest border. We will also examine the increased budgetary investment in technologies that improve the ability of agents on the ground to detect, track, and apprehend/interdict illicit activity. HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
25
July
2017

Securing Air Cargo: Industry Perspectives

Threats to aviation security on both passenger and cargo flights are constant and evolving. This hearing will examine the current challenges to air cargo security and assess DHS policies and industry perspectives in order to better protect air cargo.

7/25/17 2:00 pm 7/25/17 2:00 pm America/New_York Securing Air Cargo: Industry Perspectives Threats to aviation security on both passenger and cargo flights are constant and evolving. This hearing will examine the current challenges to air cargo security and assess DHS policies and industry perspectives in order to better protect air cargo. HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
26
July
2017

Markup: H.R. 2626, H.R. 2805, H.R. 3202, H.R. 3284, H.R. 3328, H.R. ___, and H. Res. 447

The Committee on Homeland Security will meet in open markup session on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at 11:30 a.m., and subsequent days as may be necessary, in room 210 of the House Visitors Center to consider the following measures:   H.R. 2626, Strong Visa Integrity Secures America Act, introduced by Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) H.R. […]

7/26/17 11:30 am 7/26/17 11:30 am America/New_York Markup: H.R. 2626, H.R. 2805, H.R. 3202, H.R. 3284, H.R. 3328, H.R. ___, and H. Res. 447 The Committee on Homeland Security will meet in open markup session on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at 11:30 a.m., and subsequent days as may be necessary, in room 210 of the House Visitors Center to consider the following measures:   H.R. 2626, Strong Visa Integrity Secures America Act, introduced by Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) H.R. […] HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov
27
July
2017

Employee Misconduct: How Can FEMA Improve the Integrity of its Workforce

A recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report examined challenges in how the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) handles employee misconduct. Such misconduct by FEMA’s workforce can undermine the agency’s critical mission of disaster preparation, response, and recovery. This hearing will review GAO’s findings and efforts by FEMA to address these management issues.

7/27/17 10:00 am 7/27/17 10:00 am America/New_York Employee Misconduct: How Can FEMA Improve the Integrity of its Workforce A recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report examined challenges in how the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) handles employee misconduct. Such misconduct by FEMA’s workforce can undermine the agency’s critical mission of disaster preparation, response, and recovery. This hearing will review GAO’s findings and efforts by FEMA to address these management issues. HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210 , House Committee on Homeland Security no-reply@homeland.house.gov