Homeland Security

March 27, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Fecha límite de REAL ID se Pospone por Un Año

La fecha límite de REAL ID se pospuso un año para el 1 de octubre de 2021, anunció el jueves el secretario interino del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de Estados Unidos, Chad F. Wolf. Originalmente, la fecha límite era el 1 de octubre de 2020. Se retrasó para dar cabida a los esfuerzos de respuesta […]

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March 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

REAL ID Deadline Postponed One Year

The REAL ID deadline has been postponed one year to Oct. 1, 2021, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf announced Thursday.  Originally, the deadline was Oct. 1, 2020. It was delayed to accommodate COVID-19 response efforts, as many MVAs and DMVs are currently closed or restricting access.   “Protecting both the health […]

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March 4, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County Council Briefed on Coronavirus, Preventative and Preparation Measures In Place

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread worldwide, prevention and preparation efforts are being taken locally to ensure the safety of all residents. On Tuesday, Montgomery County Councilmembers were briefed on the novel coronavirus by local health and emergency management officials. Health officials say the virus causes a respiratory illness that can range from mild to […]

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January 11, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Local Officials Release Statement About Deportation Raids (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and the County Council released a joint statement about the Department of Homeland Security’s deportation raids and its impact on the community. You can view the entire statement below. “Our nation faces a significant humanitarian challenge in how we deal with the thousands of children and families fleeing violence in Central America. […]

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July 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Mikulski, Cardin and Van Hollen Announce Federal Funds to Recruit Firefighters in MoCo

U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin, together with U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen announced this week that the Gaithersburg – Washington Grove Volunteer Fire Department (GWGVFD) will receive $278,736 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) program. “I know how important this funding […]

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