Homeland Security

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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

Immigrants Arrested

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

A top U.S. general in charge of protecting the country’s southern border says the constant flow of illegal immigrants, drugs and possible terror threats have created an “existential” threat to national security – one that border authorities are unable to combat.  (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

White House Won’t Say Publicly How Many Illegal Immigrant Families Have Been Released Into US

The Obama administration has released into the U.S. an untold number of immigrant families caught traveling illegally from Central America in recent months –€” and although the government knows how many it’s released, it won’t say publicly.

06/24/2014

Jan Brewer Talking

Brewer Spokesman: Conditions At Center Holding Immigrant Children Dire

Mattresses, portable toilets and showers were brought in Saturday for 700 unaccompanied minors who spent the night sleeping on plastic cots inside an Arizona warehouse, a federal official said.

06/08/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Won’t Deport German Home-School Family After They Lost Asylum Bid

An attorney for a German couple who lost their bid for U.S. asylum in order to home-school their seven children says deportation proceedings against the family have been deferred indefinitely.

03/05/2014

File photo of handcuffed prisoner. (credit: MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Crime Museum Opens Exhibit With Immigration Agency

The Crime Museum in Washington is opening a new exhibit with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency about the work behind homeland security.

03/05/2014

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