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Citizenship Given to 858 Security-Risk Subjects Because of DHS Fingerprint Errors

September 21, 2016
At least 858 people from countries that are of concern to the United States' national security were able to avoid deportation orders — and actually received citizenship — due to incomplete digital fingerprint records, according to a report released Monday.

DHS Employee with Top Secret Clearance Suspected of Plotting Attack

June 24, 2016
They've charged him so far only carrying a pistol without a license but they think he may have been plotting, possibly with someone else to assassinate leaders of the Department of Homeland Security.

FLEOA Issues Statement on Latest Federal Security Hack

February 9, 2016
The government's leisurely reaction to these cyber incidents continues to put the personal information of federal employees in jeopardy, particularly those with high-level security access.

Hacker Posts FBI, DHS Employee Data

February 9, 2016
A hacker on Monday published information that exposes the names, titles, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for thousands of FBI employees, after leaking similar data about 9,000 Department of Homeland Security employees Sunday.

Hundreds of DHS Badges, Guns, Cellphones Lost or Stolen Since 2012

January 28, 2016
Hundreds of badges, credentials, cell phones and guns belonging to Department of Homeland Security employees have been lost or stolen in recent years -- raising serious security concerns about the potential damage these missing items could do in the wrong hands.

DHS Blue Campaign Announces New Partnership to Combat Human Trafficking

January 26, 2016
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced a new partnership between the DHS Blue Campaign and the Birmingham mayor's office to raise public awareness on how to recognize human trafficking.

Federal Agent Dies from Injuries Sustained in On-Duty Crash

January 25, 2016
The agent worked for U.S. Homeland Security Investigations, often in an undercover capacity, and had been on assignment in south Florida on Jan. 15 when he and another special agent were struck by a gray Mercedes as they tried to hail a cab. The crash happened after 2 a.m. on Collins Avenue, a major thoroughfare in Miami Beach.

Human Traffickers Found to Exploit U.S. Visas and Data-Sharing Failures

January 12, 2016
Human traffickers used fiancé and work visas to bring dozens of victims to the United States, exploiting a lack of data sharing between immigration offices within the Department of Homeland Security, according to the agency's internal watchdog.

Fly the Deadly Skies

December 18, 2015

When intel fails, and screening fails, and technology fails, the air marshals are the final layer of protection for air traveling Americans.

DHS Announces Update to the National Terrorism Advisory System

December 18, 2015
Based on a review of the National Terrorism Advisory System, DHS is updating the NTAS to add a new form of advisory – the NTAS “Bulletin” – to the existing NTAS “Alerts.”

New York City Joins Strong Cities Network Counter-Terrorism Program

October 1, 2015
The de Blasio administration said on Tuesday that New York City would join a Justice Department program aimed at rooting out terrorist recruiting efforts in the nation’s cities, even though its tactics have raised concerns among some civil libertarians.

ICE Arrests 976 Gang Members and Associates During 'Project Wildfire' Surge

April 9, 2015
Nearly 1,000 gang members and associates from 239 different gangs were arrested in 282 cities across the U.S. during Project Wildfire, a six-week operation led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

Bills to Strengthen Immigration Enforcement Introduced in House

March 3, 2015
Four bills that would strengthen interior enforcement of immigration laws; remove the ability of the President to unilaterally shut down immigration enforcement; ensure jobs are preserved for legal workers; reform the United States’ asylum laws and make sure unaccompanied alien minors who make the dangerous trek to the United States are safely returned home have been introduced in the House.

Homeland Security Funding Approved by House

March 3, 2015
Congress ended the crisis over funding for the Department of Homeland Security after Speaker John A. Boehner abandoned the GOP’s strategy of trying to tack on restrictions to President Obama’s immigration plan.

House Rejects Stop-Gap Funding for Homeland Security

February 27, 2015
In a chaotic scene on the House floor, 51 Republicans rebuffed a major last-minute effort by their leadership to salvage the measure. House leaders kept the roll call vote open for almost an hour, long after the official voting time had expired, as they sought to persuade members to change their votes.

Senate Approves Homeland Security Funding, House Vote Uncertain

February 26, 2015
On Wednesday, the Senate moved forward on that plan, voting 98-2 in favor of clearing the way for a funding bill void of controversial immigration issues.

FLEOA Commends McConnell for Proposal to Fund DHS

February 25, 2015
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) announced its praise for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's proposal to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Funding for DHS will expire on February 27, unless Congress passes an appropriations bill.

Homeland Security Warns of Right-Wing Threat to Officers

February 23, 2015
The Homeland Security report, produced in coordination with the FBI, counts 24 violent sovereign citizen-related attacks across the U.S. since 2010.

Video: NYPD on Alert After ISIS Re-Issues Officer Attack Video

January 12, 2015
The nation’s largest police force is on high alert after ISIS re-released a September propaganda video urging the murder of “intelligence officers, police officers, soldiers and civilians” in the U.S., a development federal law enforcement agencies as well as the NYPD took seriously, given recent events -- including last week’s Islamist rampage in Paris.

NYPD on Alert After ISIS Re-Issues Officer Attack Video

January 12, 2015
The NYPD is on high alert after ISIS re-released a September propaganda video urging the murder of “intelligence officers, police officers, soldiers and civilians” in the U.S., a development federal law enforcement agencies as well as the NYPD took seriously, given recent events -- including last week’s Islamist rampage in Paris. More Here.
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