Homeland Security

White House intruder Omar Gonzalez, the man arrested Sept. 19 after jumping the White House fence, went deeper into the building than what was previously reported.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Series of Failures Cited in Secret Service Probe

The Secret Service response to an armed intruder who jumped the fence and raced into the White House was complicated by muted alarms and radios, thick bushes on the lawn, unlocked doors and an officer inside who was physically too small to tackle the intruder and fumbled with her equipment, according to the Homeland Security Department review of the case.

11/13/2014

A Secret Service officer stands guard in the foreground as Marine One carrying President Barack Obama departs the White House on Oct. 9, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Report: Lead Investigator Of Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Resigns Over Incident Involving Prostitute

The investigator who led the Homeland Security Department’s internal review of a prostitution scandal involving Secret Service agents on assignment in Colombia in 2012 has himself resigned over an incident involving a prostitute in Florida, The New York Times reported.

10/29/2014

A spokesman for the Armys 3rd Infantry, also known as The Old Guard, keeps watch over the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetary. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Security Increased At Tomb Of The Unknowns After Attack In Canada

U.S. officials say there are no specific threats against the military graveyard, but extra security will be on hand at one of America’s most sacred places.

10/22/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks on the phone with Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell for an update on the response to the Ebola diagnosis in Dallas, in the Oval Office of the White House October 12, 2014 in Washington DC. A nurse who cared for an Ebola patient was confirmed with the virus.  (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Gets Update On Latest Ebola Developments

President Barack Obama has gotten an update about the latest developments on Ebola from his health secretary and his assistant for homeland security.

10/12/2014

(Photo by Center for Disease Control via Getty Images)

Dulles One of 5 U.S. Airports to Start Fever Screening For Ebola

The government plans to begin taking the temperatures of travelers from West Africa arriving at five U.S. airports as part of a stepped-up response to the Ebola epidemic.

10/08/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after a foot chase on July 25, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: ICE Released More Than 2,000 Immigrants Facing Deportation For Budget Reasons, Didn’t Tell White House

Government officials decided to release more than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation in 2013 strictly for budget reasons and didn’t tell the Homeland Security secretary about the plan, according to an oversight report.

08/13/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: ‘What Would Be The Point In The President Going’ To The Border?

A Texas Democratic congresswoman doesn’t believe President Barack Obama should visit the border.

07/08/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks during a news conference June 12, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pelosi: ‘We Have A Moral Responsibility To Address This In A Dignified Way’

President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the U.S. through the Rio Grande Valley area of Texas and ask for new powers to deal with returning immigrant children apprehended while traveling without their parents, a White House official said Saturday.

06/30/2014

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

An anti-immigration group is running more than $1 million in ads criticizing lawmakers for not stopping the flow of new workers into the United States.  (John Moore/Getty Images)

US: Looking At All Options In Immigration Surge

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says the Obama administration is looking at every possible option to help respond to a flood of immigrants crossing the border illegally in southern Texas.

06/24/2014

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