The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee says the events in Boston make clear the importance of understanding gaps and loopholes in the U.S. immigration system.
Osama bin Laden’s spokesman and son-in-law has been captured by the United States, officials said Thursday, in what a senior congressman called a “very significant victory” in the ongoing fight against al-Qaeda.
The Obama administration has incorrectly stated the effect of the $85 billion in sequester cuts three times already.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says U.S. airports, including Los Angeles International and O’Hare International in Chicago, are already experiencing delays as a result of automatic federal spending cuts.
Former homeland security director Millicent West kept her emotions in check enough to give one-word or one-sentence answers in U.S. District Court Friday, but eventually she needed her attorney to bring her some tissues as she stood before the judge.
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano toured the Mexico border Monday to trumpet increased enforcement as she campaigned for an overhaul of immigration laws.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez employed as an unpaid intern in his Senate office an illegal immigrant who was a registered sex offender, now under arrest by immigration authorities, The Associated Press has learned. The Homeland Security Department instructed federal agents not to arrest him until after Election Day, a U.S. official involved in the case told the AP.
On the eve of the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said the federal government and the private sector must improve the way they share information to help prevent and respond to cyber threats.
Young illegal immigrants are scrambling to get passports and other records in order as the Homeland Security Department starts accepting applications to allow them to avoid deportation and get work permits.
The department of homeland security now has a scanner that could scan a person at a distance and grab details that wouldn’t be possible without a full search.