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President Obama’s FY 2010 Budget and Proposed Plans for Department of Homeland Security

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsibile for providing immigration-related services and benefits such as naturalization and work authorization as well as enforcement responsibilities for enforcement of federal immigration laws, customs laws, and air security laws.  

DHS will be allocated budget totaling to $42.7 billion for Fiscal Year 2010 , in addition to the $ 2.8 billion in the Recovery Act, includes key national security priorities that range from border control to cyberspace security.

The budget proposes strengthening border security and immigration services, as well as efforts to improve the delivery of immigration enforcement by streamlining and modernizing immigration application processes.

The DHS’s budget highlights are:

  • Safeguarding our nation’s transportation system
  • Enhancing cybersecurity and technology R&D
  • Strengthening border security and immigration services
  • Supporting state homeland security activities

For more details see http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/assets/fy2010_new_era/Department_of_Homeland_Security.pdf

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Written by MithrasLaw

March 3, 2009 at 4:56 pm

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