Homeland Security

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)

9 Mexican Activists Attempting To Enter US Illegally Released From Federal Custody

Nine activists arrested after attempting to cross the border from Mexico into the U.S. in protest of American immigration policy were released Wednesday from federal custody in Arizona.

08/08/2013

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, who led the burgeoning Department of Homeland Security through a host of policy changes in the post 9/11 era, is resigning to head the University of California system. (Photo credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Homeland Security’s Janet Napolitano to Resign

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, who led the burgeoning Department of Homeland Security through a host of policy changes in the post 9/11 era, is resigning to head the University of California system.

07/12/2013

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, who led the burgeoning Department of Homeland Security through a host of policy changes in the post 9/11 era, is resigning to head the University of California system. (Photo credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano Resigning

U.S. officials say Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is resigning to take a senior posting in the University of California system.

07/12/2013

File photo of ammunition. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

House Votes To Limit Amount Of Ammo Homeland Security Can Purchase

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday night to limit the amount of ammunition the Department of Homeland Security can purchase.

06/06/2013

The Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United States or stay here and who gave "limited" support to terrorists or terrorist groups.  (credit: Maria Belen Perez Gabilondo/AFP/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Orders Border Agents to Verify All Int’l Student Visas ‘Effective Immediately’

The Homeland Security Department ordered its border agents ‘effective immediately’ to verify that every international student who arrives in the U.S. has a valid student visa, according to an internal memorandum obtained Friday by The Associated Press.

05/03/2013

File photo of Toronto police officers. (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Canadian, US Authorities Thwart Alleged Terror Plot

Canadian and United States authorities have reportedly thwarted a major terror attack plot.

04/22/2013

File photo of Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Grassley: Marathon Bombing Raises Immigration Questions

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.

04/19/2013

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Suleiman Abu Ghaith, the spokesman of terror mastermind Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda network, claiming responsibility for the September 11 suicide attacks in the United States in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC on April 17, 2002. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Osama Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Captured, Expected In US Federal Court

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.

03/07/2013

President Barack Obama makes his way to board Marine One on March 5, 2013 from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

White House ‘Cries Wolf’ 3 Times Over Past 10 Days About Sequester Cuts

The Obama administration has incorrectly stated the effect of the $85 billion in sequester cuts three times already.

03/06/2013

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano speaks during the White House daily briefing (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gov’t: Budget Cuts Already Causing Airport Delays

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.

03/04/2013

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