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Report: Border Patrol Homes Cost Nearly $700,000 Each

The federal government wasted millions of dollars in building a housing project for Border Patrol agents in Arizona near the Mexican border, spending nearly $700,000 per house in a small town where the average home costs less than $90,000, a watchdog report found.

09/12/2014

The spokesman of the National Border Patrol Council Local 1613 says that “backdoor amnesty” of illegal aliens coming through the southern border is controlled from the highest officials at the Department of Homeland Security.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Agent: DHS Directing ‘Backdoor Amnesty’ For Illegal Immigrants

The spokesman of the National Border Patrol Council Local 1613 says that “backdoor amnesty” of illegal aliens coming through the southern border is controlled from the highest officials at the Department of Homeland Security.

07/03/2014

Frustrated waiting for Congress to act on immigration reform, newly-minted White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that President Obama is seeking ways to use his executive authority to directly stem a recent influx of illegal immigrants streaming into the U.S. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

WH Press Secretary: ‘We’re Not Just Going To Sit Around And Wait’ For Congress To Pass Immigration Laws

Frustrated waiting for Congress to act on immigration reform, newly-minted White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that President Obama is seeking ways to use his executive authority to directly stem a recent influx of illegal immigrants streaming into the U.S.

06/26/2014

The anti-amnesty group, Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC), is calling on Americans to mail their “gently used underwear” to President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner in response to a government request for new briefs for the recent surge of illegal immigrants being held by border patrol. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Anti-Amnesty Group Asks Americans To Mail ‘Gently Used Underwear’ To Obama, Boehner

The anti-amnesty group, Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC), is calling on Americans to mail their “gently used underwear” to President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner in response to a government request for new briefs for the recent surge of illegal immigrants being held by border patrol.

06/26/2014

A coalition of advocacy groups says it has documented more than 100 allegations of mistreatment of unaccompanied immigrant children arrested by U.S. border authorities.  (credit: ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigrant Rights Groups: 13-Year-Old Boy Claims He Was Sexually Molested By Border Official While In Custody

A coalition of advocacy groups says it has documented more than 100 allegations of mistreatment of unaccompanied immigrant children arrested by U.S. border authorities.

06/11/2014

Delivering a speech at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government on Tuesday, White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco said that local communities have to be aware of terrorist threats where the government cannot, noting that parents should watch for “sudden personality changes in their children at home.”  (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Counterterrorism Chief: Parents Should Watch For ‘Sudden Personality Changes’ In Children

Delivering a speech at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government on Tuesday, White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco said that local communities have to be aware of terrorist threats where the government cannot, noting that parents should watch for “sudden personality changes in their children at home.”

04/18/2014

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham says nothing has changed even after CBS News admitted on Friday that it was wrong to trust a "60 Minutes" source who claimed to be at the scene of the Benghazi assault. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Graham Threatens to Block All Nominations Without Benghazi Answers

Sen. Lindsey Graham is threatening to hold up all nominations for federal government positions until survivors of last year’s deadly attack on the diplomatic post in Libya appear before Congress.

10/28/2013

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Dept. of Homeland Security: Laptops, Phones Can Be Searched Based on Hunches

U.S. border agents should continue to be allowed to search a traveler’s laptop, cellphone or other electronic device and keep copies of any data on them based on no more than a hunch, according to an internal Homeland Security Department study.

06/05/2013

President Barack Obama walks to Marine One surrounded by members of the US Secret Service as he departs Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on March 5, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Suspended Secret Service Agent Hints Other Government Agency Employees Hire Prostitutes

A Secret Service agent involved in a Colombian prostitution scandal hints that employees in other U.S. government agencies have been involved in such conduct.

05/09/2013

The Homeland Security Department expects applications for high-skilled immigration visas to outpace the available supply in a matter of days, one of the fastest runs on the much-sought-after work permits in years and a sign of continued economic recovery amid new hiring by U.S. technology companies. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Dept. Expects Massive Work Permit Increase For US Tech Jobs

The Homeland Security Department expects applications for high-skilled immigration visas to outpace the available supply in a matter of days, one of the fastest runs on the much-sought-after work permits in years and a sign of continued economic recovery amid new hiring by U.S. technology companies.

04/02/2013

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