Congress Tries 1-Week Bill To Keep Homeland Security Open
Gov. Jindal To GOP Congress: 'Grow A Spine'Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Thursday had a tough message for fellow Republicans who were wrestling with how to fund the Homeland Security Department: "Grow a spine."
Homeland Security Announces New Security Measures Following Paris AttacksSecretary Jeh Johnson announced several new security measures for the U.S. Monday in response to the recent terror attacks in Paris.
Hackers Get Records Of Up To 25,000 Federal EmployeesThe internal records of Homeland Security Department employees were compromised after a computer break-in at a federal contractor.
Border Patrol Agent: DHS Directing 'Backdoor Amnesty' For Illegal ImmigrantsThe 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.
Report: $350M 'Funding Opportunity' To Provide 'Family Planning Services' To Immigrant ChildrenA $350 million “funding opportunity” from the Department of Health and Human Services to provide shelter for underage illegal aliens indicates that recipients must provide the children with “family planning services” and added “sensitity” to sexual orientation issues.”
Immigrant Rights Groups: 13-Year-Old Boy Claims He Was Sexually Molested By Border Official While In CustodyA coalition of advocacy groups says it has documented more than 100 allegations of mistreatment of unaccompanied immigrant children arrested by U.S. border authorities.
US Weighs Cutting Back Deportation Of Illegal ImmigrantsTens of thousands of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under a policy change being weighed by senior American officials.
Counterterrorism Chief: Parents Should Watch For 'Sudden Personality Changes' In ChildrenDelivering 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.”
DHS Appointee Had Role in Penn. Political Scandal The new Homeland Security secretary's choice to be his chief of staff played a key role in the downfall of a Pennsylvania state senator on corruption charges.
Homeland Security Employees Abusing Overtime Cost Gov't MillionsEmployees from six Homeland Security Department offices have abused an overtime program and cost the government about $8.7 million a year, according to an Office of Special Counsel letter and report sent Thursday to the president and Congress.
Dept. of Homeland Security: Laptops, Phones Can Be Searched Based on HunchesU.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.