Janet Napolitano

Latest Janet Napolitano Items
Rep. Lamar Smith, Texas Republican, says the immigration enforcement shift away from illegal workers takes jobs from out-of-work American citizens and legal immigrants.

    Work site arrests of illegals fall dramatically

    Arrests of illegal immigrant workers have dropped precipitously under President Obama, according to figures released Wednesday.

  • The U.S.-Mexico border fence runs through Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument near the Lukeville, Ariz., port of entry. National Park Service officials there said they will not allow electronic surveillance towers on designated wilderness. (Lindsay A. Miller/Special to The Washington Times)

    Environmental laws put gaps in Mexico border security

    On the U.S.-Mexico border, border security suffers in National Park Service areas that have blocked construction of parts of the "virtual fence" and that allow easier crossings for illegal immigrants.

  • Janet Napolitano, secretary of homeland security

    Immigration bill is promoted for 2010

    Declaring success in border security and immigration enforcement, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Friday that the federal government has done its work and now it's time for Congress to pass a broad bill to legalize illegal immigrants.

  • Barmore Dominguez (left),19, a student at Roybal Learning Center in Los Angeles, joins other immigration rights supporters outside an Obama town hall on March 19.

    Fresh fight looms over immigration

    With President Obama putting off the immigration reform debate until next year, immigrant rights groups are pushing the administration to suspend tough enforcement practices so illegal immigrants aren't punished under the current system.

  • agence france-presse/getty images **FILE**
The Obama administration's support for an electronic verification system and tougher enforcement of immigration laws brought picketers out to an appearance in New York by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.

    Obama loses immigration allies

    Three years after President Obama marched alongside Hispanic and immigrant rights activists, they took to the streets Wednesday to march against him, saying he has betrayed them by embracing George W. Bush administration efforts to stem illegal immigration.

  • Guard troops pulled from border

    National Guard troops assigned to help increase security along the U.S.-Mexico border are being pulled off the line a year earlier than promised, and some state and federal officials are not happy about it.

Happening Now