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Tens of thousands of young families caught crossing the border illegally earlier this year have failed to meet with federal immigration agents, as they were instructed. (Photo by HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigrant Families Fail to Report to Federal Agents

About 70 percent of immigrant families the Obama administration had released into the U.S. never returned for follow up appointments, reveals ICE source.

09/25/2014

President Barack Obama has slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent. (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Deportations Down 20 Percent, Fewest Since 2007

President 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.

09/12/2014

The 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. credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Immigration Judges’ Union Wants Courts Independent Of Justice Department

The 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.

08/27/2014

The internal records of Homeland Security Department employees were exposed after a computer break-in at a federal contractor. (JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Hackers Get Records Of Up To 25,000 Federal Employees

The internal records of Homeland Security Department employees were compromised after a computer break-in at a federal contractor.

08/22/2014

Handcuffs (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

07/22/2014

President Barack Obama (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama to Ask Congress for Money to Help ‘Fast Track’ Child Immigrants

Administration will ask for authority to “fast track” the cases of children who enter the United States unaccompanied by an adult.

06/28/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol patrol searches for undocumented immigrants and drug smugglers on Feb. 26, 2013 near Sonoita, Ariz. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Half-Million Young Immigrants Who Won Gov’t Protection From Deportation Can Apply For Another 2 Years Of Safety

Young immigrants who have won government protection from deportation can apply for another two years of safety.

06/05/2014

File photo of prison cell. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

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.

05/01/2014

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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.

02/20/2014

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano speaks.  (credit:  Alex Wong/Getty Images)

New Details In How The Feds Take Laptops At Border

Newly disclosed U.S. government files provide an inside look at the Homeland Security Department’s practice of seizing and searching electronic devices at the border without showing reasonable suspicion of a crime or getting a judge’s approval.

09/09/2013

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