facebook linkedin twitter

Homeland Security

2021-04-05 19:47:06
by Reece Nations
ICE Rebuts DHS Watchdog Recommendations in Detention Facility Report

ELOY, Ariz. — Detainees at an immigrant detention center in Arizona are alleging they experienced mistreatment, slurs and abuse by... Read More

ELOY, Ariz. — Detainees at an immigrant detention center in Arizona are alleging they experienced mistreatment, slurs and abuse by the staff after a Department of Homeland Security audit of the facility.  Immigrants held at the La Palma Correctional Center... Read More

US Cites Domestic-terror Threat to Officials After Biden’s Win

WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department warned that U.S. officials and buildings face a heightened risk of attack in the... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department warned that U.S. officials and buildings face a heightened risk of attack in the coming weeks due to violent domestic extremists angry over issues including Joe Biden’s victory as president and coronavirus restrictions. “Information... Read More

Trump Homeland Security Chief Abruptly Quits at Tense Time

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s acting head of the Department of Homeland Security abruptly resigned Monday, leaving the post... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s acting head of the Department of Homeland Security abruptly resigned Monday, leaving the post ahead of schedule as the nation faces a heightened terrorism threat from extremists seeking to reverse the election. The announcement... Read More

2020-11-24 15:32:03
by Sean Trambley
Espaillat-Rooney Bill Boosts Funding and Cooperation in the Caribbean

WASHINGTON – Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan measure increasing funding to the Caribbean Basin Security... Read More

WASHINGTON – Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan measure increasing funding to the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative to help combat corruption and illicit drug trafficking between the United States and Caribbean nations. Introduced by Reps. Adriano... Read More

2020-10-07 14:03:54
by Tom Ramstack
Government Election Officials Say Voting by Mail is Secure

WASHINGTON -- State and federal election officials advocated for aggressive measures to prevent foreign influence and voter fraud in the... Read More

WASHINGTON -- State and federal election officials advocated for aggressive measures to prevent foreign influence and voter fraud in the Nov. 3 election during a congressional hearing Tuesday. They also denied President Donald Trump’s assertions that a big increase in... Read More

Countering Trump, US Officials Defend Integrity of Election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four weeks ahead of Election Day, senior national security officials provided fresh assurances about the integrity of... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four weeks ahead of Election Day, senior national security officials provided fresh assurances about the integrity of the elections in a video message Tuesday, putting them at odds with President Donald Trump’s efforts to discredit the vote.... Read More

Voter Beware: US Tells Public How to Avoid Election Mischief

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity agency have issued a series of advisories in... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity agency have issued a series of advisories in recent weeks aimed at warning voters about problems that could surface in the election — as well as steps Americans... Read More

US Remembers 9/11 as Pandemic Changes Tribute Traditions

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans commemorated 9/11 Friday as a new national crisis — the coronavirus pandemic — reconfigured and... Read More

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans commemorated 9/11 Friday as a new national crisis — the coronavirus pandemic — reconfigured and divided anniversary ceremonies and a presidential campaign carved a path through the observances. In New York, victims' relatives gathered Friday... Read More

Tear Gas and Rubber Bullet Spending Jumps After Protests

Federal agencies are bolstering arsenals of tear gas, sponge-tipped bullets and other crowd-control gear after President Donald Trump ordered U.S.... Read More

Federal agencies are bolstering arsenals of tear gas, sponge-tipped bullets and other crowd-control gear after President Donald Trump ordered U.S. agents to assume new policing powers in cities to quell protests that he said threatened government monuments, statues and property.... Read More

House Proposes Billions of Dollars for Technology Throughout Government

WASHINGTON — In recent weeks, House appropriators have approved hundreds of billions of dollars in government funding for fiscal 2021,... Read More

WASHINGTON — In recent weeks, House appropriators have approved hundreds of billions of dollars in government funding for fiscal 2021, culminating in the Appropriations Committee’s July 15 approval of legislation that would provide nearly $51 billion for the Homeland Security... Read More

New Yorkers No Longer Allowed to Renew, Enroll in Global Entry: DHS

l NEW YORK — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf reportedly is suspending several Trusted Traveler Programs — including Global... Read More

l NEW YORK — Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf reportedly is suspending several Trusted Traveler Programs — including Global Entry — for all New York state residents, lashing out at the passage of the “Green Light Law” that allows... Read More

Ken Cuccinelli, Immigration Hard-liner, Tapped for No. 2 Job at Homeland Security

WASHINGTON — Shortly after being sworn in as acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Chad Wolf — who... Read More

WASHINGTON — Shortly after being sworn in as acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Chad Wolf — who the Senate confirmed as the agency’s policy undersecretary just hours earlier — conducted his first order of business. He moved... Read More

2019-10-22 22:54:23
by Dan McCue
Bipartisan Commission to Study Proliferation of Terrorist Content Online

WASHINGTON - A bill introduced Tuesday by the chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security would establish a bipartisan... Read More

WASHINGTON - A bill introduced Tuesday by the chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security would establish a bipartisan commission of non-government experts to examine the ways social media and other online platforms have been exploited to promote and... Read More

2019-08-30 19:14:41
by Dan McCue
Lawmakers Demand Information on Reported Administration Change in WMD Policy

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan and bicameral coalition of lawmakers is pressing the Department of Homeland Security for answers after a... Read More

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan and bicameral coalition of lawmakers is pressing the Department of Homeland Security for answers after a Los Angeles Times report claims the White House has quietly scaled back programs intended to prevent terrorist attacks involving weapons... Read More

2019-07-01 21:03:35
by Dan McCue
Homeland Security Chair Rebukes Border Patrol Over Secret Facebook Group

WASHINGTON -The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee rebuked the Border Patrol Monday after a published report revealed the... Read More

WASHINGTON -The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee rebuked the Border Patrol Monday after a published report revealed the existence of a secret Facebook group in which border agents have posted lewd and derogatory content involving migrants and Democratic... Read More

Straight From The Well
scroll top