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Feds Halt Preparations For Immigration Program After Judge's RulingU.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen in Texas temporarily blocked executive orders intended to shield young immigrants from deportation as part of an ongoing lawsuit involving 26 states.
Healthcare.gov Gets Cybersecurity Upgrades Ahead Of Nov. 15 Open EnrollmentOfficials say HealthCare.gov has gotten cybersecurity upgrades ahead of a Nov. 15 start for the second open enrollment season under President Barack Obama's health care law.
Homeland Security Orders New Screening for EbolaThe Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers for the deadly disease.
Immigrant Families Fail to Report to Federal AgentsAbout 70 percent of immigrant families the Obama administration had released into the U.S. never returned for follow up appointments, reveals ICE source.
Deportations Down 20 Percent, Fewest Since 2007President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion.
Immigration Judges' Union Wants Courts Independent Of Justice DepartmentThe federal immigration court system should be separated from the Justice Department and operated independently of federal law enforcement, the top two leaders of the immigration judges' union said Wednesday.
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.
Gov't Arrests 192 On Immigrant Smuggling Charges The Homeland Security Department says it has seized more than $625,000 and arrested 192 people in a crackdown on human smuggling along the Mexican border in South Texas.
Obama to Ask Congress for Money to Help 'Fast Track' Child ImmigrantsAdministration will ask for authority to "fast track" the cases of children who enter the United States unaccompanied by an adult.
Half-Million Young Immigrants Who Won Gov't Protection From Deportation Can Apply For Another 2 Years Of SafetyYoung immigrants who have won government protection from deportation can apply for another two years of safety.
Homeland Security Arrests Over 600 Gang Suspects More than 600 suspected gang members have been arrested in the Homeland Security Department's largest crackdown on street gangs, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Thursday.
Homeland Security Secretary Talks Airline Threat The Secretary of the Homeland Security Department said Thursday that a warning to airlines that terrorists could try to hide explosives in shoes was a routine advisory issued in response to the latest intelligence.
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