Remarks Set for Thursday, January 19, 2023

Capital Hilton | Washington, DC

Washington, D.C. – As part of The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ (USCM) 91st Winter Meeting in Washington, DC, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas will deliver remarks on Thursday, January 19 at the Capital Hilton. The Secretary’s remarks will discuss the increasingly important role state and local officials play in our nation’s security and how DHS is working with them to support those efforts. He will speak during Thursday morning plenary session, which begins at 10:30 am ET.

Presided over by USCM President Miami Mayor Francis X. Suarez, the four-day Winter Meeting will feature local and federal leaders discussing solutions to some of the most pressing challenges facing America’s cities, including public safety, immigration, affordable housing, mental health and creating jobs. Mayors will also focus on the implementation of the historic legislative achievements of the past 18 months, including the American Rescue Plan, the Inflation Reduction Act, the CHIPS and Science Act, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, and the SAFER Communities Act. The Meeting will be held from January 17 through January 20 at the Capital Hilton.

For planning purposes, here’s a draft agenda and list of registered mayors. Members of the media are encouraged to register in advance here. All business/day-time sessions are open to the press unless otherwise indicated, and all evening events are closed to the press. On-site registration will be available with current press credentials.


Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas at the U.S. Conference of Mayors


Thursday, January 19, 2023 | 10:30 am ET


Capital Hilton | 1001 16th Street NW | Washington, D.C.