Recent News Headlines : United States Department Of Homeland Security

US BORDER ARRESTS PLUMMET TO LOWEST LEVEL SINCE 1971 AMID DONALD TRUMP'S HARDLINE IMMIGRATION STANCE


The US immigration and customs enforcement's removal division, which picks up people for deportation, made almost 145,000 arrests - up 25 per cent from the year before... READ MORE

6th December, 2017 468

TRUMP'S FIRST YEAR SEES BORDER ARRESTS FALL, DEPORTATIONS FROM INTERIOR SOAR AS PEOPLE WITH LONG U.S. TIES TARGETED


About 58 percent of Border Patrol arrests were people from countries other than Mexico -- up from 54 percent from a year earlier -- largely from Central America... READ MORE

5th December, 2017 0

FEMA TELLS STAFFERS THEY MIGHT GET BILLED FOR WORKING TOO MUCH


Employees who have exceeded the annual premium pay cap will be contacted and provided options on the overpayment process, the agency told its employees... READ MORE

5th December, 2017 0

APNEWSBREAK: BORDER ARRESTS PLUNGE, DEPORTATION ARRESTS SOAR


About 58 percent of Border Patrol arrests were people from countries other than Mexico -- up from 54 percent a year earlier -- largely from Central America... READ MORE

5th December, 2017 0

IN RESPONSE TO U.S., PUTIN SIGNS BILL TARGETING FOREIGN MEDIA


Putin signed the bill into law Saturday after the upper chamber of the Russian parliament adopted it Wednesday... READ MORE

26th November, 2017 40

HAITIANS IN U.S. UPSET THAT THEIR 'CHAMPION' TRUMP HAS ENDED THEIR PROTECTED STATUS


I can breathe a little and get some rest. This buys me time to figure out what's next, Jeune said Tuesday in Miami's Little Haiti community... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 0

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION ENDS PROGRAM FOR HAITIANS WHO CAME TO US AFTER QUAKE


Homeland security made its announcement 60 days before temporary status for the Haitians is set to expire... READ MORE

21st November, 2017 557

SENATORS PLEAD WITH TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO LET 50,000 HAITIANS STAY


Sixteen senators urged the Trump administration Wednesday to continue immigration protections for 50,000 Haitians living in the U.S. because of severe hardships back home... READ MORE

21st November, 2017 819

TRUMP'S HOMELAND SECURITY PICK IS CAUGHT UP IN A CONFLICT OF INTEREST COMPLAINT


Nielsen and Bingel worked together as sherpas for John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, after Trump nominated him to lead DHS... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 1448

DEMOCRATS WANT DHS NOMINEE TO RETURN TO SENATE PANEL FOR MORE QUESTIONING


Nielsen was picked for the top DHS job by her boss, John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 341

WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF TRIED TO PRESSURE ACTING DHS SECRETARY TO EXPEL THOUSANDS OF HONDURANS, OFFICIALS SAY


Acting secretary Elaine Duke has told John F. Kelly that she plans to resign, officials said... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 20864

KIRSTJEN NIELSEN, TRUMP'S NOMINEE TO LEAD HOMELAND SECURITY, SAILS THROUGH CONFIRMATION HEARING


Kelly brought Nielsen into the same role at the White House, where some staffers grumbled about her personality and viewed her as a stern enforcer... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 237

HOMELAND SECURITY NOMINEE KIRSTJEN NIELSEN OPPOSES WALL ALONG ENTIRE BORDER


More Trump nominates Kirstjen Nielsen for Homeland Security secretary More President Trump calls for bipartisan support of DHS secretary nominee Kirstjen Nielsen... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 2259

SOMALI REFUGEE SUES IN SEATTLE FOR WIFE AND KIDS TO JOIN HIM ARGUES TRUMP BAN VIOLATES LAW


Refugees in the U.S. each year petition for about 2,500 immediate family members to join them, the memo said... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 0

IMMIGRANTS FROM CENTRAL AMERICA, HAITI AWAIT DHS ANNOUNCEMENT ON PROTECTED STATUS


The Haitians had been allowed to stay in the United States after the 2010 earthquake, which devastated Port-au-Prince, the capital, and killed 200,000... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 15180

PROTECTED STATUS NO LONGER JUSTIFIED FOR CENTRAL AMERICANS AND HAITIANS IN U.S., STATE DEPT. SAYS


According to a recent study by the left-leaning Center for American Progress, TPS recipients have nearly 275,000 U.S.-born children... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 18048

NIGER'S TOURISM SECTOR IN LIGHT OF US TRAVEL WARNING [THE MORNING CALL]


Niger's tourism sector in light of US travel warning The Morning Call... READ MORE

2nd November, 2017 1

BRITISH AIR PASSENGERS GOING TO US FACE MORE SECURITY MEASURES


British passengers flying to the US could be subject to enhanced security measures brought in by the Trump administration from Thursday... READ MORE

26th October, 2017 1217

IF YOU WANT TO FLY TO AMERICA GET READY TO BE INTERROGATED


The Department of Homeland Security will require carriers to begin asking U.S.-bound passengers additional screening questions on about 2,100 daily flights starting on Thursday... READ MORE

26th October, 2017 2453

US REFUGEE BAN ENDS, BUT 'ENHANCED VETTING' IMPLEMENTED


'Enhanced vetting' procedures In the latest executive order, Trump announced new enhanced vetting procedures for refugees entering the US... READ MORE

25th October, 2017 2418

G7 TECH GIANTS AGREE ON PLAN TO BLOCK JIHADIST CONTENT ONLINE


Minniti said the G7 ministers had discussed how to go about de-radicalising citizens returning from the IS frontline, to prevent them becoming security risks in jails... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 0

TRUMP NOMINATES KIRSTJEN NIELSEN AS HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY


US President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated Kirstjen Nielsen, an aide to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, to be secretary of Homeland Security... READ MORE

13th October, 2017 0

SESSIONS CALLS ON CONGRESS TO TIGHTEN RULES FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS


Sessions's remarks are the latest in a string of anti-immigration stances he has taken since becoming attorney general... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 1203

DHS SECRETARY NOMINEE NEEDS 'NO ON-THE-JOB TRAINING'


Nielsen had been chief of staff to John Kelly when he was Trump's first homeland security secretary... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 0

PASSENGERS SUE GOVERNMENT OVER IMMIGRATION AUTHORITIES' DEMAND THEY PRODUCE ID BEFORE LEAVING FLIGHT


Kelley Amadei, 40, was flying back home to New York with her wife and 7-year-old son... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 316

TRUMP NOMINATES WHITE HOUSE AIDE FOR HOMELAND SECURITY POST


The department was created after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States exposed cracks in the country's homeland security apparatus... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 399

US PRESIDENT TRUMP TO NAME NEW HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY


Nielsen, 45, currently serves as the deputy White House chief of staff... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 2744

TRUMP TAPS WHITE HOUSE AIDE WITH CYBERSECURITY EXPERTISE TO HEAD HOMELAND SECURITY


The department was created after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States exposed cracks in the country's homeland security apparatus... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 6

TRUMP SLOW TO REPLACE JOHN KELLY AT DHS AS IMMIGRATION, SECURITY CHALLENGES CONTINUE


Peter T. King N.Y., one of the leading Republican members of the House Homeland Security Committee... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 313

FAILURE HAS A NAME AT EQUIFAX. AL FRANKEN SAYS IT'S 'GUS'


Former Chief Executive Officer Richard Smith told Franken and other senators Wednesday that Equifax was breached largely because of a breakdown in communication within the company... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 127

Trending News Headlines : United States Department Of Homeland Security

EXCLUSIVE: TRUMP ADMINISTRATION CONSIDERING SEPARATING WOMEN, CHILDREN AT MEXICO BORDER


Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly last week ordered immigration agents to deport or criminally prosecute parents who facilitate the illegal smuggling of their children... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 100173

PUERTO RICO JONES ACT: TRUMP WAIVES SHIPPING RESTRICTIONS FOR ISLAND


Trump waives Jones Act shipping restrictions for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 59150

TRUMP IMMIGRATION AGENCY WANTS TO KICK 50,000 HAITIANS OUT OF THE USA


The Obama administration first offered temporary protection to Haitians following the devastating 2010 earthquake... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 34179

REVISED EXECUTIVE ORDER BANS TRAVELERS FROM SIX MUSLIM-MAJORITY COUNTRIES FROM GETTING NEW VISAS


The order will not take effect until March 16, officials said... READ MORE

6th March, 2017 30482

DEMOCRATIC SENATORS CALL FOR INVESTIGATION INTO TRUMP AIDE SEBASTIAN GORKA


Three Democratic senators want the government to investigate Trump aide Sebastian Gorka, following reports of Gorka's ties to a far-right group in Hungary... READ MORE

18th March, 2017 29515

DHS REPORT CASTS DOUBT ON NEED FOR TRUMP TRAVEL BAN


Consequently, these countries were the focus of this administration's initial efforts to enhance vetting for foreign travel to the United States, she said... READ MORE

25th February, 2017 20876

US TO BAN ELECTRONICS ON FLIGHTS FROM A DOZEN COUNTRIES, US MEDIA SAYS


The new rule will affect Royal Jordanian flights to New York, Chicago, Detroit and Montreal... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 20450

U.S.-BOUND TRAVELLERS TO FACE 'ENHANCED SECURITY MEASURES' AT ALL CANADIAN AIRPORTS


Airline passengers travelling from Canada to the United States will face a new battery of enhanced security measures now required by the Department of Homeland Security... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 20210

TRUMP TELLS DREAMERS TO 'REST EASY' BUT ONE IN MEXICO CAN'T


Montes is the only known DACA enrollee to claim he was deported by federal immigration officials during Trump's presidency... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 19690

TRUMP IMMIGRATION RAIDS SHOW GREATER FOCUS ON NON-CRIMINALS


Then, in 2014, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson issued a memorandum outlining enforcement priorities and ordered ICE agents to only capture a limited group of undocumented immigrants... READ MORE

16th February, 2017 13990

ANALYSIS | DOZENS OF COUNTRIES OFFERED HELP AFTER HURRICANE KATRINA. AFTER HARVEY, NOT SO MUCH.


Rick Wilking Reuters In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, more than 150 countries offered volunteers, supplies and cash to the United States... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 12821

AFGHAN GIRLS ROBOTICS TEAM GIVEN US VISA AFTER OUTRAGE


Girls whose visa applications were twice rejected finally given green light to travel to international robotics contest... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 12796

TRUMP PRESSURES 'SANCTUARY CITIES' THAT WON'T HOLD UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS


President Donald Trump says that Mnuchin spent his entire career making money in the private sector and now will go to work for the American taxpayer... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 12245

EXCLUSIVE: TRUMP AIDES BID TO PLUG LEAKS CREATES UNEASE AMONG SOME CIVIL SERVANTS


Trump's predecessor, Democrat Barack Obama, aggressively pursued leaks to try to control the narrative, as White House aides put it... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 9649

MORE THAN 600K FOREIGNERS OVERSTAYED IN 2016


Little has been known about the population in the past. Homeland Security issued the first report on visa overstays in January 2016... READ MORE

22nd May, 2017 7750

BOSSERT DEFENDS TRUMP'S WAIT TO WAIVE JONES ACT FOR PUERTO RICO


Hunter and Garamendi said the problem wasn't getting material to Puerto Rico, but distributing it over the island's badly damaged roads... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 7068

'AT SOME POINT YOU WILL BE ON YOUR OWN', WARNS WHITE HOUSE


Florida gun owners encouraged to 'shoot the storm' and fire their guns at hurricane irma... READ MORE

8th September, 2017 6710

A MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR QUESTION: WHAT'S A 'SANCTUARY CITY?'


Donald Trump vowed throughout his presidential campaign to punish sanctuary cities that fail to cooperate with federal immigration enforcement authorities... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 6364

IT'S 'NONSENSICAL' TO CUT THE COAST GUARD TO PAY FOR TRUMP'S BORDER WALL, DOZENS OF LAWMAKERS SAY


'There appears to be a bias against the Coast Guard by career bureaucrats,' the lawmakers said... READ MORE

14th March, 2017 5187

BAN AIMED AT ELECTRONICS IN CABINS OF SOME US-BOUND FLIGHTS


Royal Jordanian said the electronics ban affects its flights to New York, Chicago, Detroit and Montreal... READ MORE

21st March, 2017 4992

'THE REAL BAD GUYS' ARE COMING FROM CANADA, NOT MEXICO, DAILY BEAST REPORT ALLEGES


Leaked fbi data from 2014-2016 suggests more 'suspected terrorists' enter u.s. by way of canada than mexico... READ MORE

11th February, 2017 4706

AP EXCLUSIVE: DHS WEIGHED NAT GUARD FOR IMMIGRATION ROUNDUPS


The signed order contained no mention of the possible use of state National Guard troops... READ MORE

17th February, 2017 4151

DUTTON SAYS 'BEST OUTCOME' FOR AUSTRALIANS FIGHTING IN SYRIA IS TO GET 'KILLED OVER THERE'


Asked whether a US-style homeland security department was being considered, Mr Dutton said the prime minister would make whatever decisions he needs to ... READ MORE

25th May, 2017 4121

TRUMP TO SPARE U.S. 'DREAMER' IMMIGRANTS FROM CRACKDOWN


Mexican immigration officials immediately objected to part of the new rules... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 4037

DEPORTED DREAMER FILES WITNESS STATEMENTS CONTRADICTING TRUMP ACCOUNT


Juan Manuel Montes, 23, speaks in a relative's home in western Mexico after he was deported by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Feb. 17, 2017... READ MORE

15th July, 2017 3731

DONALD TRUMP'S ENVOYS HEAD TO MEXICO AS CRACKS EMERGE IN BORDER WALL PLAN


Instead of a 2,000-mile big, beautiful wall, Trump may emerge from Washington's policy labyrinth with a fence covering a few hundred miles... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 3648

TRUMP SIGNS NEW REFUGEE AND TRAVEL BAN, EXCLUDING IRAQ THIS TIME


The Trump administration first said the original order applied to green card holders, then said it did not... READ MORE

6th March, 2017 2854

U.S. MAY BAN LAPTOPS ON ALL FLIGHTS FROM EUROPE


The particular problem is passengers connecting in Europe from flights originating in the Middle East and Africa... READ MORE

12th May, 2017 2805

MOST ELECTRONICS TO BE BANNED FROM CARRY-ON FOR SOME U.S.-BOUND FLIGHTS


Royal Jordanian said the electronics ban affects its flights to New York, Chicago, Detroit and Montreal... READ MORE

21st March, 2017 2453

TRUMP'S BUDGET WILL HAVE MAJOR CUTS TO EPA, STATE DEPARTMENT


Officials told The Post the State Department faces a 28 percent reduction... READ MORE

16th March, 2017 2447


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