DHS Privacy Office: Annual Report to Congress

DHS Privacy Office: Annual Report to Congress

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The 5th annual report by the Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) Privacy Office, which focuses on 3 key activities: (1) requiring compliance with the letter and spirit of fed. laws promoting privacy and centralizing Freedom of Info. Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act operations within the DHS Privacy Office; (2) providing educ. and outreach to build a culture of privacy and adherence to Fair Info. Practice Principles across the Dept.; and (3) communicating with the public through publications, public workshops, and meetings. This report provides a detailed explanation of the activities of the DHS Privacy Office, and the various methods employed in order to ensure that privacy is given appropriate consideration, weight, and protection throughout the Dept. Illus.Further efforts to guide the Departmenta#39;s execution of its responsibilities under FOIA are currently in development. 1. Freedom. of. Information. Act. In accordance with Executive Order 13392, Improving Agency Disclosure of Information, 11 signed by ... both the FOIA and Privacy Act uniformly and consistently to provide maximum allowable disclosure of agency records upon request. ... 13 The USCIS Genealogy Program is a fee-for-service 5 DHS Privacy Office 2009 Annual Report 1.

Title:DHS Privacy Office: Annual Report to Congress
Author:Mary Ellen Callahan
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2010-01


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