Homeland Security

Ken Cuccinelli, Immigration Hard-liner, Tapped for No. 2 Job at Homeland Security Homeland Security
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 the Senate confirmed as the agency’s policy undersecretary just hours earlier — conducted his first order of business. He moved... Read More

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

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

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

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

Trump Wants to Reprogram DHS money for ICE Detention Operations Immigration
Trump Wants to Reprogram DHS money for ICE Detention Operations

WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security intends to divert more than $200 million from other departmental functions to pay for additional immigrant detention beds and for new hearing locations for migrants who want to come to the United States... Read More

US Homeland Chief Says Timing of Workplace Raids ‘Unfortunate’ Homeland Security
US Homeland Chief Says Timing of Workplace Raids ‘Unfortunate’

The timing of a string of immigration enforcement raids at Mississippi food processing plants this week was “unfortunate,” but the actions had been planned for over a year, the top U.S. Homeland Security official said on Sunday. Kevin McAleenan, acting... Read More

Feds Investigating Border Surveillance Program That Targeted US Citizens Homeland Security
Feds Investigating Border Surveillance Program That Targeted US Citizens

SAN DIEGO — The Department of Homeland Security has launched an internal investigation into a covert surveillance program that targeted U.S. citizens engaged in humanitarian work in Tijuana, according to a letter released Thursday. Customs and Border Protection launched “Operation... Read More

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

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

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