Homeland Security

FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2019, file photo, Ken Cuccinelli, acting director for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, testifies during House Oversight subcommittee hearing on deportation of critically ill child
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March 02, 2020 - 12:30 pm
Judge rules head of immigration agency, former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli was unlawfully named
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October 12, 2019 - 8:04 am
By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin McAleenan, a career civil servant who became the unlikely point man for President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies, is stepping down as acting Homeland Security secretary after six months on the job. McAleenan told The Associated...
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Jeff Katz
September 10, 2019 - 3:47 pm
During a meeting of the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Monday - held at the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York City - radical islam was not mentioned once among the list of potential threats to the U.S., Breitbart News reports. Just two days before the 18th anniversary of the...
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September 03, 2019 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook says the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will be violating the company's rules if agents create fake profiles to monitor the social media of foreigners seeking to enter the country. Facebook says it prohibits fake accounts and will "act" on any it finds that violate...
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August 07, 2019 - 4:26 pm
By ROGELIO SOLIS and JEFF AMY Associated Press MORTON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. immigration officials raided numerous Mississippi food processing plants Wednesday, arresting 680 mostly Latino workers in what marked the largest workplace sting in at least a decade. The raids, planned months ago, happened...
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August 06, 2019 - 6:14 pm
Washington D.C. _ The Chairman of the committee on Homeland Security, Bennie Thompson, and Ranking Member Mike Rogers have written a letter to the owner of the Extremist website 8chan, to demand that he appear before congress in the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso Texas, as well as other past...
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July 30, 2019 - 1:56 pm
By TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security issued a security alert Tuesday for small planes, warning that modern flight systems are vulnerable to hacking if someone manages to gain physical access to the aircraft. An alert from the DHS critical...
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Jeff Katz
July 29, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) made the claim that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) did not exist before the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, which is actually false. Tlaib told the podcast Authentically Detroit, "It needs to be completely dismantled. We didn’t have ICE years ago...
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July 19, 2019 - 1:36 pm
By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday expanded its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities, where thousands of people are already camped, some for several months. The Department of Homeland...
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Jeff Katz
June 16, 2019 - 2:27 pm
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has placed 5,200 adult immigrants in quarantine after being exposed to mumps or chicken pox, a large jump from just a few months ago, the agency says. According to an ICE official, the agency has recorded cases of either mumps or chicken pox in 39...
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