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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen today will outline her priorities for the first time — including protecting election security and countering foreign meddling — during a House Appropriations Committee hearing. The details: Nielsen's agenda, resonant with the Trump administration's "America ...
The International border, composed of barbed wire and "X" barriers, cuts through Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, right, and Nogales, Ariz., as seen Tuesday, April 10, 2018 near Nogales, Ariz. The Republican governors of Texas, Arizona and New Mexico on Monday committed 1,600 Guard members to the ...

QUINCY — A National Guardsman was arrested in Quincy this week after police said he claimed to be a Homeland Security agent while poking around yachts docked in Marina Bay. Aaron M. Power, 21, of Fairhaven, was charged with trespassing and impersonating a police officer, but his arraignment in ...
All of this comes after word Russian attackers tried hacking Lee and Collier Counties just days before the 2016 election. The concerns are so real that Homeland Security was in Southwest Florida taking a look at safeguards. Homeland Security was in Lee and Glades Counties on Tuesday. They're looking ...
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser is resigning in the latest White House departure. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Tuesday that Thomas Bossert would be leaving his post. She said Trump was “grateful for Tom's commitment ...
WASHINGTON — A day after John R. Bolton went to work as national security adviser, he began shaking up the Trump administration's national security ranks, ousting President Trump's chief adviser on homeland security, Thomas P. Bossert. Mr. Bossert's sudden departure on Tuesday was the latest in an ...

Context: Bossert's departure isn't the biggest one to hit the White House in recent weeks, but it adds to the accumulated momentum of departures, sense of turmoil, and transition. This is an especially uncertain moment for a White House in flux on multiple counts: policy, personnel, and Trump's own mood ...
The Department of Homeland Security intends to list and track hundreds of thousands of news outlets, journalists, bloggers, and "influencers" in traditional and new media alike. Its plan is to analyze targets' "sentiment," monitor "any and all" coverage of select news stories, and possibly share data with ...
As an organization dedicated to ensuring that US immigration enforcement efforts are pursued in a way that is consonant with US obligations under international human rights and constitutional law, we have documented serious failures by the Department of Homeland Security to use existing resources ...
Dees has owned Club Majestic for 15 years. He's no stranger to underage kids trying to get alcohol, but this latest round has him concerned. "They're really good counterfeits,” said Dees. “They embedded some of the protections that the state of Oklahoma put in these things, like…the 'OK' that's embedded.".
It would require that Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center — the office in which the response teams are housed — continually evaluate the response teams and report to Congress on their efforts at the end of each fiscal year for four years after the bill becomes ...
Two civil rights groups, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and Color of Change (COR), have filed a motion asking a judge to force the Department of Homeland Security to un-redact a mysterious document known as the “Race Paper.” Following FOIA requests, the DHS turned over hundreds of ...
Past initiatives include studies on disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and resilience; the evolving dynamics of South Asian militancy; international homeland security cooperation; “homegrown” extremism in the United States; the future of al Qaeda and its affiliates; and information sharing in law enforcement and ...
From CNN: President Donald Trump's longtime personal aide John McEntee was fired because he is currently under investigation by the Department of Homeland Security for serious financial crimes, a source familiar with his firing told CNN. The charges are not related to the President, the source said.
James Schwab has resigned from his job as a Department of Homeland Security spokesman, saying he didn't agree with Trump administration officials' use of "misleading facts" to attack Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf after the mayor issued a warning about an immigration sweep in late February.
Both said the security issues presented little or no risk to patients when the Homeland Security Department publicized the issues. St. Jude Medical, meanwhile, opted to sue the researchers and investors who claimed the med-tech company's in-office programmers and at-home bedside monitors were ...
In the months after 9/11, the Department of Homeland Security turned to biometrics -- or body recognition technology -- to help with border security. Programs such as TSA PreCheck, Global Entry and smartphones with fingerprint entry also rely on this technology. DHS turned to biometrics on the premise ...

His expertise includes infrastructure security, maritime security, homeland security, contraband interdiction and intelligence gathering. He has also received commendations from the Coast Guard. Currently, Jarrod is a supervisor in the Reserve Program and provides leadership to Reserve members who ...
President Donald Trump's longtime personal aide John McEntee was fired because he is currently under investigation by the Department of Homeland Security for serious financial crimes, a source familiar with his firing told CNN. The charges are not related to the President, the source said. Minutes after ...
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is responding after the chief spokesman for ICE in San Francisco quit his job. KGO. Tuesday, March 13, 2018 03:13PM. SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) --. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is responding after the chief spokesman for ICE in San Francisco quit his job.
The Homeland Security Department must launch a program offering cash rewards for hackable computer vulnerabilities discovered by non-government researchers under a reauthorization bill a Senate committee advanced last week. The program, known as a bug bounty, would be limited to the ...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The Department of Homeland Security is now involved in the mysterious disappearance of a 16-year-old Allentown girl and a 45-year-old man believed to be with her. Amy Yu was last seen in Allentown a week ago and is believed to be with Kevin Esterly, the father of one her friends.
Jasper County Emergency Management Director Karen Wilson wished to inform county residents about upcoming events regarding the recent flooding. The Indiana Department Of Homeland Security (IDHS) will be sending out Damage Assessment Teams to Jasper County this weekend. Wilson noted that ...
The man shot and killed by an agent with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations in the parking lot of a Scottsdale Whataburger Friday had recently been convicted of human trafficking, police said in a statement released Saturday morning. Scottsdale police ...
... who served as U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security from 2009 to 2013, called Schaaf's statements “courageous” and added that they are a “product of the change in ICE policy” dictating that “anyone in the country who is undocumented is fair game.” “That really disrupts immigrant communities,” she said.
An agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations shot and killed a known suspect in the parking lot of a Whataburger in Scottsdale on Friday morning, police said. Sgt. Ben Hoster, a Scottsdale police spokesman, said the suspect, whose name was not released, ...
Established in 2002 in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Department of Homeland Security is the nation's youngest executive department, with continually evolving practices. On Wednesday, former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, who served in the administration of former ...
The Department of Homeland Security's first problem is its name. Mainstream American political thought long celebrated the United States as a multicultural nation, one that forged a common civic identity among people from disparate cultures. Except for the Native Americans, this country is no one's ...
The US Treasury also placed sanctions on Russian hackers over election meddling and last year's NotPetya ransomware attack. Infrastructure hacks: A joint alert from the FBI and Homeland Security Department explains that “since at least March 2016, Russian government cyber actors have also targeted ...
Peraton said Tuesday it has hired two-decade market veteran John Coleman as president of its homeland security sector in a move slated to take effect March 5. Coleman will lead the Herndon, Virginia-based technology services contractor's business with the Homeland Security and State Departments.




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