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Activists Optimistic On Reported Deportation Changes

Advocates applaud reported movement on enforcement practices and priorities from Homeland Security head, but caution any memo outlining changes needs to be strictly enforced, unlike others that have failed to change practices by agents...Show More Summary

Business Execs, FWD.us Official Meet with Homeland Security Chief as Obama Considers Limiting Deportations

On Tuesday, Jeh Johnson, the Secretary of Homeland Security, met with business leaders and representatives of various pro-amnesty groups, including Mark Zuckerberg's FWD.us, to discuss the need for "commonsense immigration reform" and "[to underscore] the importance of Congressional action to pass" amnesty legislation. Show More Summary

Obama DHS Chief May Halt Deportations of Illegal Immigrants

There’s a word for this.  Oh, it’s right on the tip of my tongue.  What is it called?  Oh, yeah.  It’s called amnesty: The Associated Press has learned that Homeland Security Secretary Jeh (Jay) Johnson is considering limiting deportations of immigrants living in the U.S. Show More Summary

Homeland Security considers new limits on deportations

A few items that caught our attention on Tuesday: DHS considers limiting deportations:  Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is weighing the option of limiting deportations of illegal U.S. immigrants who don’t have serious criminal records, but activists are calling on the Obama administration to go further with measures to protect the parents of any children born […]

A Welcome Review

Eleven years into its existence, communication is still a fundamental challenge for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Sure, we see TSA screeners at airports every day, and there is a local FEMA office you can reach out to in the event of an emergency. Show More Summary

US weighs curbing deportations

23 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under a policy change being weighed by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnso...

Report: Obama DHS Chief Considering Limiting Deportations of Illegal Immigrants

The AP reports that according to two sources, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is considering limiting deportations of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally who don't have serious criminal records. The change, if adopted following...Show More Summary

APNewsBreak: US weighs curbing deportations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is weighing limiting deportations of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally who don't have serious criminal records, according to two people with knowledge of his deliberati...

America Not Ready For EMP Attack, Homeland Security Adviser Says

An EMP attack would have “catastrophic effects” on American civilians, according to statements made by Peter Vincent Pry. The executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and US Nuclear Strategy Forum Congressional adviser feels the technology necessary to avoid such an apocalyptic disaster exist. Pry also maintains that upgrading the power

Homeland Security Adviser Warns Parents That Their Mouthy Kids May Grow Up To Be Terrorists

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Our nation's singular focus on terrorism has led to various branches of the government and counterterrorism pundits declaring all sorts of things to be warning signs of terrorist activity. Here's a short (but by no means all-inclusive) list of activities that are supposedly indicators of terrorism-in-progress. Show More Summary

Homeland Security Adviser Warns Parents That Their Mouthy Kids May Grow Up To Be Terrorists

(Credit: garryknight) Monaco understands this might be troubling for parents to hear, but it's all for the best. Remember, parents: only you can prevent terrorism.

IRS Uses Private Company to Track Taxpayer License Plates

Bloomberg, IRS Among Agencies Using License Plate-Tracking Vendor: The IRS and other U.S. agencies awarded about $415,000 in contracts to a license plate-tracking company before Homeland Security leaders dropped a plan for similar work amid privacy complaints. Federal offices such as the Forest Service and the U.S. Air Force’s Air...

Homeland Security Secretary Visits Ingalls Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding division apprises it has hosted a visit by Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and U.S. Rep.

The Economic Determinants of Homeland Security: Why The U.S. Is A Better Bet Than China or Russia.

Mike Magee Growing up through the 50’s and 60’s, I’d listen to my parents discuss politics with their friends.  My father carried the bias that foreign policy trumped domestic issues. Some of his friends would argue otherwise. As circumstances at home and abroad shifted, their opinions would harden or soften depending on the country’s situation, [...]

Was Jewish Center Shooting Preventable? DHS Report Warned Of Extremist Threat

The Jewish Center shooting in Kansas Sunday may have been preventable if a 2009 Department of Homeland Security report on right wing extremism had been heeded. The report warned of a growing threat “from white supremacist and violent antigovernment groups,” but the DHS withdrew the report after pressure from conservative media, which portrayed the report

Booz Allen Wins Places in Pentagon Contracts Worth Up to $983 Million

The company was chosen to bid on task orders to perform homeland security and space and naval warfare work.

MtGox tries to recover $5M from Homeland Security, moves to liquidate

6 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Bankrupt bitcoin exchange MtGox will enter liquidation, even as its lawyers hold out hope that it can recover $5 million in cash seized by Homeland Security.

How a Father Gets Deported for a Traffic Violation

If you ask the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), it doesn't deport parents whose most serious crime is a traffic offense. In fact, according to its statistics, 98 percent of people deported fell into one of DHS's "priorities" –Show More Summary

Gene Healy on the Futility of Deputizing Everyone To Stop Terrorism

last weekNews : Reason

"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...Show More Summary

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