Homeland Security

Complete a briefing paper on the following:
Should the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recommend to the President and Congress to
remove the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from the DHS structure and make it an
independent agency of the US Executive Branch? Discuss challenges facing FEMA responding to disasters.
What strategies should be taken to lessen these challenges?
Provide a short legal brief you might submit to your superiors. The writing assignment should provide a
balanced analysis of the issue assigned based on pertinent legal and other materials.

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