More Homeland Security Articles

  • Homeland Security reissues immigrant asylum rules

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department has reissued asylum rules to immigration officials amid concerns that they are misinterpreting how to decide which immigrants get to see a judge for asylum claims. In a memorandum to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services asylum officers,...

  • Deputizing everyone isn't producing results against terrorism, but officials keep trying

    “If you see something, send something.” That’s the slogan for Ohio Homeland Security officials’ spiffy new “Safer Ohio” smartphone app, whose release coincides with the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. It’s “Ohio’s multi-function mobile public safety...

  • The legacy of President Obama's illegal alien aunt should make us look at our immigration laws

    Zeituni Onyango, President Obama's illegal alien aunt, died this week of cancer and other complications. I hope she rests in peace. America, however, should be up in arms. Auntie Zeituni is an enduring symbol of all that is wrong with this country's immigration "policy" -- or rather, its...

  • Report: 'Returns, removals' of illegal immigrants 'plummet' under Obama

    President Obama has cut in half the number of illegal immigrants “removed or returned” than during the previous Bush administration, according to a new report that cheers the results.

  • Government watchdog complains of DHS hiring issues

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Office of Special Counsel says three Customs and Border Protection human resources employees tried to manipulate the hiring process to give three politically connected applicants an advantage. In complaints filed Tuesday and announced Wednesday, the Office of Special...

  • $7.9m Obama Ireland trip included $251,161 for Michelle Obama's Dublin 'sightseeing'

    The White House spent $7.9 million flying the first family to the 2013 G-8 summit in northern Ireland, a venture that included a sightseeing tour of Dublin by first lady Michelle Obama and their two daughters that cost $251,161, according to new documents. The first lady's entourage spent...

  • Report reveals little new info on Boston bombing

    A new congressional report on the federal investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings includes few previously unknown details of the case.

  • A former insane asylum is a fitting place for the mess that is Homeland Security

    It's “a boondoggle of epic proportions,” an exasperated Rep. Richard Hudson, R-N.C., told Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson at a recent congressional hearing, “if you're in the middle of a huge mess, you stop digging.” The specific object of Hudson's ire was...

  • Va gets $7.4M in homeland security grant funds

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia is getting $7.4 million in homeland security grant funding for fiscal year 2014. Gov. Terry McAuliffe says that's a 15 percent increase in funds from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security compared with the previous fiscal year. Officials say the grants aim to...

  • Rep. Michael McCaul on Flight 370: All signs point to cockpit

    McCaul said there was no reason, at least at this point, to believe that the incident was related to terrorism.



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