Hearings

Subcommittee Hearing: The Outer Ring of Border ...

Since 9/11, DHS has implemented a series of programs designed to identify and interdict threats early in the travel and visa process. This hearing will review the effectiveness of these programs ...

June 2, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Examining DHS Science and ...

This hearing will examine how the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate collaborates with academia on relevant research topics and partners with industry on the ...

May 19, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: A Review of Access Control ...

Subcommittee Chairman John Katko, R-N.Y., on the hearing: “This hearing builds upon the Subcommittee’s first hearing of the 114th Congress by continuing to examine how airport access control ...

April 30, 2015

Hearing: Allegations of Special Access and ...

Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, on the hearing: “Last month, our Committee held a hearing regarding an Inspector General investigation involving allegations against DHS Deputy Secretary Alejandro ...

April 30, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Terrorism in Africa: The ...

Subcommittee Chairman Peter King, R-N.Y., on the hearing: “We are ever mindful of the continuing threat to our nation from terrorist groups originating in the Middle East and Afghanistan—in ...

April 29, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Acquisition Oversight: How ...

Subcommittee Chairman Scott Perry, R-Pa., on the hearing: “Frontline personnel securing our borders, protecting our airports, and defending our shores must have the tools to successfully ...

April 22, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Strategic Perspectives on ...

Subcommittee Chairman Martha McSally, R-Ariz., on the hearing: “The risk of a biological terrorist attack to America is an urgent and serious threat. A bioattack could cause illness and even kill ...

April 22, 2015

Hearing: Leadership Challenges at the Department ...

Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, on the hearing: “The findings from the DHS OIG’s report regarding DHS Deputy Secretary Mayorkas’s apparent acts of favoritism regarding the EB-5 Immigrant ...

March 26, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Risk-Based Security: ...

Subcommittee Chairman John Katko, R-N.Y., on the hearing: "Over the last three years, TSA has adopted a more common sense, risk-based approach to passenger screening through the implementation of ...

March 25, 2015

Hearing: A Global Battleground: The Fight Against ...

Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, on the hearing: "The rise of violent Islamist extremism we are witnessing around the globe is not a passing phenomenon. Today’s armies of Islamist terrorists are ...

March 24, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Agents of Opportunity: ...

Subcommittee Chairman Martha McSally, R-Ariz., on the hearing: “As we approach the 20th anniversary of the sarin attacks on the Tokyo subway, we are reminded that terrorists have repeatedly sought ...

March 19, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Unmanned Aerial System ...

Subcommittee Chairman Scott Perry, R-Pa., on the hearing: “The proliferation of small unmanned aerial systems in the U.S. is coming. But are we ready to deal with the threats that could come with ...

March 18, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Combating Terrorist Travel: ...

Subcommittee Chairman Candice Miller, R-Mich., on the hearing: “Nearly 40 countries participate in the Visa Waiver Program, which allows visa-free travel into the U.S. Although DHS continuously ...

March 17, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Industry Perspectives on ...

March 4, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Addressing Remaining Gaps ...

February 26, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Assessing DHS’s ...

February 26, 2015

Hearing: Examining the President’s ...

February 25, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: Emerging Threats and ...

February 12, 2015

Hearing: Countering Violent Islamist Extremism: ...

AP EXCLUSIVE: IS MILITANTS DRAWING STEADY STREAM OF RECRUITS Letter to White House on Syrian Refugee Plan [PDF]

February 11, 2015

Subcommittee Hearing: A Review of Access Control ...

February 3, 2015

Organizational Meeting

The organizational meeting will cover matters relating to the Committee’s rules, structure, oversight plan, and other administrative requirements. Committee Rules [PDF] Committee Oversight ...

January 21, 2015