Salina Greene is a Regional Coordinator for the Central Region at the US Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention. She works to form partnerships between Federal, state, and local government and the whole-of-society to build local prevention frameworks that prevent targeted violence and terrorism.
She was formally the USCIS-HQ Policy Lead, in Washington, D.C., for the transnational organized crime (TOC) portfolio, where she represented the USCIS on the inter-agency TOC Working Group and provided expert guidance and policy recommendations to various federal stakeholders, the intelligence community, and the National Security Council, on immigration and national security issues related to TOC. Prior to her position at USCIS-HQ, Salina spent several years’ as a senior immigration and asylum officer in various field offices’ within USCIS. She began her federal career in 2011 as a Federal Investigator at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s District Office in Chicago, IL. In the summer of 2017, she was selected to study, and participated in, the University of Oxford’s Forced Migration Program in Oxford England. Salina holds an M.A. in International Relations from Webster University and a B.A. in Drama from Washington University in St. Louis. She will continue her studies in the Executive M.P.A program at the University of Pennsylvania in Fall 2021.