On Sunday morning in East Williamsburg, NY, a joint Department of Homeland Security and NYPD raid of a drug ring was executed. The raid wasn't the big story though; rather it was the tactics used by the police that scared local residents. Show More Summary
"I don't know that the interpretation is that we must maintain 34,000 detainees at any one time," Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said. The post Homeland Security Head Insists ‘Bed Mandate’ Is Not A Quota To Fill Detention Centers appeared first on ThinkProgress.
This week, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson is busy testifying before four different congressional committees on the President’s FY 2015 DHS budget request. In these hearings, Congress must demand answers from...Show More Summary
The Beast is now five years old and due for a replacement. Since President Obama's eventual successor can't just roll around in any random old hooptie, the Department of Homeland Security is seeking automaker bids to make a new one. Who wants in? Read more...
Back when she was first elected to city council, mainstream political wisdom grumbled that Kshama Sawant would be a chronic outsider, on the fringe, perhaps an obstructionist, but in any case incapable of working with the rest of the...Show More Summary
A number of East Williamsburg and Bushwick residents were surprised by a combined federal and NYPD raid on Devoe Street early Sunday morning. Some were disturbed by a loud, low-flying helicopter, while others were simply stopped from going home because the street was blocked off. [ more › ]
According to one estimate, since 2012 the Department of Homeland Security has stockpiled more than 1.6 billion bullets, mainly.40 caliber and 9mm. DHS also reportedly purchased 2,700 Mine Resistant Armor Protected Vehicles (MRAPs) to go with their bullet stockpile. … Continue reading ?
A federal audit has found New Jersey did nothing wrong when it used a no-bid contract to hire a firm to clean up debris left behind by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. But the U.S. Homeland Security... To view the full story, click the title link.
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I guess this is a promotion? On Thursday, the Senate confirmed Gil Kerlikowske, the head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy — or "drug czar" — to lead U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Homeland Security Department agency that oversees the Border Patrol. Show More Summary
What follows is the story of my brush with Homeland Security today while entering the United States a few hours ago. It was all my fault, but I get the feeling I was an early example of something that staff in airports around the world will have to deal with regularly as wearable data collection devices become more common… My... This story continues at TheNextWeb.com
Just recently, we wrote about how the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has been increasingly detaining and harassing people at the border (or near the border) under highly questionable circumstances -- and then refusing to comment on any of it. Show More Summary
President Obama’s 2015 budget would reduce overall Homeland Security funding by nearly 3 percent but spend more on some of the department’s most expensive agencies. The net reduction would create new challenges for a sprawling 10-year-old...Show More Summary
When you hear the phrase “vast hidden network of cameras that scan license plates,” what do you think of? The police? The Department of Homeland Security? While the government and privacy advocates argue over government use of plate-scanning...Show More Summary
Perhaps two of the least liked organizations that we know of around here are ICE, also known as the Department of Homeland Security's 'Immigrations and Customs Enforcement' group -- recently subject to a sort of rebranding as Homeland Security Investigations, and GoDaddy. Show More Summary
One day after the Supreme Court refused to consider the asylum case of the Romeikes, the German homeschooling family, the Department of Homeland Security has decided to allow them to stay in the USA after all. Here’s the story from the Citizen Link: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will allow a German homeschooling family, […]
In a stunning turnaround, the US Department of Homeland Security has given indefinite deferred action status to the Romeike family. This announcement comes less than 24 hours after the Supreme Court declined to hear the Romeike’s case on Monday, sparking “an immediate and unprecedented reaction” from the American people. Show More Summary
by John Jalsevac PURCELLVILLE, VA, March 4, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a surprising last-minute turn-around, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today that they are granting “indefinite deferred action status” to the Romeikes, meaning the beleagured German homeschooling family won't…
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has verbally informed the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) that the Romeike family, German homeschoolers who sought legal asylum in the United States, has been granted indefinite deferred action status, which means that the order for their removal from the United States will not be acted upon. Show More Summary
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will allow a German homeschooling family, who has long been seeking asylum in the U.S., to stay in the country. This comes just one day after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the family’s...Show More Summary