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Topic - Rand Beers
The Department of Homeland Security began work in 2007 on a program to secure the nation's chemical plants from terrorist attack. But 4½ years and nearly a half-billion dollars later, there is little to show for it.
The Department of Homeland Security and U.S. intelligence agencies are combing through some 750,000 visas of foreign visitors to find out if any remain in the United States and if they pose terrorism or other security risks.
Mr. Beers told Congress that the names forwarded meet certain "national security" criteria established by ICE.
Officials would not comment on the timeline for any decision about an exit system, but Mr. Beers told Congress in March that Ms. Napolitano's second review of the issue was "on her calendar."