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Topic - Department Of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has parted ways with a black supremacist, who has called for the mass killing of white people, after placing him on administrative leave four months ago pending an administrative review.
An agency watchdog paints a damning picture of dysfunction and managerial disarray at the Department of Homeland Security, as President Obama struggles to get a new secretary installed for the departed Janet A. Napolitano.
Behold, a passing cultural moment: An interested party contacted Inside the Beltway to point out that former Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff and Alejandro Mayorkas were classmates at Beverly Hills High School in — where-else? — California, members of the Class of 1977.
Senate Democrats pushed through committee President Obama's pick to become the No. 2 official at Homeland Security on Wednesday, dismissing warnings about an ongoing probe of the nominee's role in a visa program that has raised security concerns about politically connected foreigners using it to buy citizenship.
The Democratic chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee said Wednesday he now backs a bill to fix national security and fraud problems with a visa program that gives coveted U.S. green cards to wealthy foreigners investing in new American businesses.
Senate Democrats will plow ahead Wednesday with a vote on President Obama's nominee for the No. 2 job at the Department of Homeland Security, even though he is the subject of an ongoing inspector general's investigation — an unprecedented move that has riled Republicans.
Created to safeguard the nation, the Department of Homeland Security is instead having difficulty ensuring its own computers are protected from hacking and cybersecurity breaches, a new report says.
In an operation involving 10 foreign law enforcement agencies, the Department of Homeland Security helped seize more than 700 websites selling counterfeit goods on Cyber Monday, the busiest online shopping day of the year.
Gun owners can rest easy about one aspect of President Obama’s agenda. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision to close the country’s last remaining lead smelter will not cause further ammunition shortages or higher costs.
"Immigration staffers pressured to rush visas for wealthy investors" (Web, Nov. 18) fundamentally mischaracterizes the administration of the EB-5 immigrant investor program of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). It incorrectly conflates two entirely separate processes: the economic analysis of the U.S. business that will receive EB-5 capital and the national security checks on EB-5 investors.
"Mexican drug cartels exploit asylum system by claiming 'credible fear'" (Web, Nov. 21) fails to mention the harmful impact of immigration detention on legitimate asylum seekers and the strong support for our country's parole policy from leaders, including the bipartisan U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).
The Washington Times and one of its former journalists on Thursday sued the Department of Homeland Security, accusing federal agents of illegally seizing the newspaper's reporting materials during the execution of a search warrant in an unrelated case.
Weeks after Maryland State Police and federal agents seized reporting files from a former Washington Times journalist's home, a Homeland Security agent checked the materials out of the police evidence room for an hour, according to logs that shine new light on a case that has raised First Amendment concerns.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must disclose its plans for a so-called Internet “kill switch,” a federal court ruled on Tuesday.
President Obama's pick to head the sprawling, troubled Department of Homeland Security may face tough questioning when he appears for his confirmation hearing Wednesday. But if his nomination is derailed or delayed, it is almost certain to be by an unrelated dispute between a GOP senator and the administration.