U.S. Department of Homeland Security
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 18: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing, April 18, 2013 in Washington, DC. Secretary Napolitano briefly talked about the Boston Marathon bombing and the explosion in West, Texas before testifying on the FY2014 Budget Request for the Department of Homeland Security.
To be effective any immigration reform bill must heed the warnings from our federal immigration agents ... Unfortunately, far from being included in the process, ICE officers have been shut out and have even had their day-to-day operations handcuffed by [Department of Homeland Security] officials to the point of being unable to carry out their sworn duties.
I asked Andy how big a staff I would have. He said 'oh, 12 to15; we'll work out the details.' When we finished 'working out the details' my 12-15 person staff became 180,000 people at the Department of Homeland Security.
It appears that there are individuals who are associated with the Muslim Brotherhood who have positions, very sensitive positions, in our Department of Justice, our Department of Homeland Security, potentially even in the National Intelligence Agency.More quotes »
Police: Houston airport gunman intent on suicide
pistol Thursday afternoon after shooting twice into the ceiling at a ticketing area at Bush Intercontinental Airport.A Department of Homeland Security special agent who confronted him in the terminal also shot and wounded him in the shoulder when Moore refused Read more »
Editorial: U.S. intelligence agencies must keep sharing
the dots" before 9/11 was the reason Congress reorganized a huge swath of the federal bureaucracy to establish the Department of Homeland Security , and created the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The point was to break down the bureaucratic Read more »
Obama budget proposal ominous for Plum Island
financial commitment to the proposed replacement for the facility off the North Fork of Long Island , which Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano described as "inadequate" in written congressional testimony on Thursday.Building the National Read more »
Judge: DHS must release scanner radiation reports
-- A federal judge has ruled that the Department of Homeland Security must release two safety reports it conducted in the 2000s evaluating the radiation safety of body-scanning machines.The chief judge of the U.S. District Court in Washington, Royce Lamberth, Read more »
Coast Guard patrols off NYC coast will suffer due to cuts
its security patrols off the coast of New York City by as much as 24 percent because of the sequestration cuts, Department of Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday.At a security conference in NYPD headquarters, Napolitano said that she Read more »
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Fed ammo theories show who is gullible
nice to see the NRA last summer shoot down one of the more absurd rumors that’s been making the rounds: that the federal Department of Homeland Security and other agencies are hoarding massive stockpiles of ammunition for secret, nefarious purposes. The rumors 3:59 AM from Niagara Falls Gazette Read more »
Seattle Police surveillance cameras: Alki Point off the list
surveillance cameras they’ve installed along with a wireless communication system, paid for by federal Department of Homeland Security dollars. For those who are interested but couldn’t make the meeting – announced last Tuesday night, held on this pre-holiday-weekend 1:13 AM from West Seattle Blog Read more »
New Computer Attacks Come From Iran, Officials Say
of critical processing systems. Investigators began looking at the attacks several months ago, and when the Department of Homeland Security issued a vaguely worded warning this month, a government official told The New York Times that “most everything we have from The New York Times Read more »
Even Politicians Tire of Failure-Prone, Freedom-Threatening Fusion Centers
Department of Homeland Security's pet fusion centers, intended to "serve as focal points within the state and local environment for the receipt, analysis, gathering, and sharing of threat-related information between the federal government and state, local, from Reason Read more »
The Answers Column: What’s With the Lack of Apostrophe in St. Elizabeths?
the St. Elizabeths West Campus near the east bank of the Anacostia River, Department of Homeland Security buildings are nearing completion and the Coast Guard is preparing to move in. At the East Campus, construction crews will break ground next week on the from Washington City Paper Read more »