Janet Napolitano

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

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano gives her farewell speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 27, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Napolitano: US Will ‘Face A Major Cyber Event That Will Have A Serious Effect On Our Lives’

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says her agency’s flexibility and agility have prepared it to respond to disasters and terror attacks alike.

08/27/2013

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

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Obama: Okla. Tornado ‘One Of The Most Destructive’ Storms In Nation’s History

President Barack Obama pledged urgent government help for Oklahoma Tuesday in the wake of “one of the most destructive” storms in the nation’s history.

05/21/2013

File photo of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White House Promises Help After Oklahoma Tornado

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is assuring Oklahoma’s governor that the Obama administration will provide all possible help to the state after a massive tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburbs.

05/20/2013

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on S.744, the "Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act." on April 23 2013 in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Napolitano: Homeland Security Knew Of Bombing Suspect’s Russia Trip

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is defending the security procedures that occur when someone applies for asylum to the U.S. — as the family of the alleged Boston bombers did about a decade ago. She described an extensive process with multiple screenings.

04/23/2013

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

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

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)

Napolitano: US Can’t ‘Maintain The Same Level Of Security’ With Sequester

Facing an end of the week deadline, President Barack Obama said Monday that Congress can avert sweeping across-the-board cuts with “just a little bit of compromise,” as he sought to stick lawmakers with the blame if the budget ax falls.

02/25/2013

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