Homeland Security

Hogan Announces Administration AppointmentsGov. Larry Hogan has announced a new homeland security director and a new head of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency.
Obama Lives Up To Pledge To Slow Immigrant DeportationsPresident Barack Obama has failed to live up to a campaign promise to push through immigration legislation, but he has met a postelection pledge to slow deportations with or without approval from Congress
House GOP Agree To Push Short-Term Funding For Homeland SecurityHouse Republicans sounded a retreat from a battle that could partially shut down the Homeland Security Department, agreeing to push short-term funding for the agency while leaving in place Obama administration immigration policies they have vowed to repeal.
GOP Rep: Boehner Would Be 'On Very Thin Ice' If He Tries To Use Mainly Dem Votes To Pass Homeland Funding BillFor all the talk of Republican House Speaker John Boehner being trapped by the quarrel over funding the Homeland Security Department, he holds a potential escape key, if he's willing to use it: cooperative Democrats.
Homeland Security Chief: Giuliani's Words Are 'Regrettable'Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says he's disappointed in former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani for saying he doesn't think President Barack Obama loves the United States.
No. 2 Official in Secret Service Loses Job in Agency ShakeupThe deputy director of the Secret Service is resigning his position but will be allowed to accept another unspecified federal job within the Homeland Security Department. As the No. 2 official in command, Alvin "A.T." Smith managed the agency's day-to-day operations.
Homeland Security Using GPS Ankle Bracelets To Track Immigrant Families Released Into USThe Homeland Security Department is experimenting with a new way to track immigrant families caught crossing the border illegally and then released into the U.S.: GPS-enabled ankle bracelets.
Judge On Immigration Case Had Criticized US PolicyThe federal judge assigned to rule in the lawsuit over President Barack Obama's changes to immigration rules last year accused the Obama administration of participating in criminal conspiracies to smuggle children into the country by reuniting them with parents living here illegally.
Series of Failures Cited in Secret Service ProbeThe 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.
Report: Lead Investigator Of Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Resigns Over Incident Involving ProstituteThe 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.
Security Increased At Tomb Of The Unknowns After Attack In CanadaU.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.
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.