Department of Homeland Security
Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has been defending himself against allegations he used his previous government post to provide preferential treatment to the politically connected before he was promoted to the agency’s No. 2 position.
A senior Obama administration official did not break any laws when he intervened in three visa cases involving foreign investors with ties to prominent Democrats, a government watchdog told Congress Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress struggled late into the night Friday to avoid a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties worked to outmaneuver House conservatives furious that the legislation […]
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says the House “has done its job” to fund the Department of Homeland Security by passing a bill to the Senate that de-funds a series of President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration that Republicans have deemed “unconstitutional.”
Secretary Jeh Johnson announced several new security measures for the U.S. Monday in response to the recent terror attacks in Paris.
New racial profiling guidelines being announced by the Obama administration would restrict the ability of the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to take into account religion, national origin and other characteristics during investigations. But they would exempt agents from the Department of Homeland Security who do border checks and screen passengers at airports, according to a U.S. official familiar with the plans.
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.
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.
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.
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.