×

Government Agencies Homeland Security

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- Four U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the U.S. Homeland Security Department to disclose additional information about unusual cellular surveillance activity that has been detected around the nation's capital. The senators- Ron Wyden and Ed Markey, both Democrats, and Republicans Rand Paul and Cory Gardner- said the Trump administration...

  • Russia denied accusations from the United States and Britain that its agents have planted malware on key components of the internet to spy on rivals, steal trade and potentially launch cyberattacks. In a joint statement Monday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and the U.K.' s National Cyber Security Centre said the main targets in the alleged...

  • A Border Patrol vehicle drives along the South Texas border.

    Brown said he would not permit soldiers to fully engage in immigration enforcement on the border.

  • The U.S., Britain and Australia have accused the Russian government of maliciously targeting global internet equipment for political and economic espionage. A joint statement Monday by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and the U.K.' s National Cyber Security Centre said the main targets include "government and private-sector organizations," as...

  • The golden domes of the Kremlin's churches and cathedrals sit illuminated at dusk in Moscow, Russia, on Monday, April 9, 2018.

    The United States and Britain warned of a global cyber attack targeting routers and other networking equipment, blaming Russian government-backed hackers for the campaign on government agencies, businesses and critical infrastructure operators.

  • A U.S. Border Patrol agent scans the U.S.-Mexico border while on a bridge over the Rio Grande on March 13, 2017 in Roma, Texas.

    President Trump's plan to send National Guard troops to the U.S. border with Mexico is in motion, but the administration offers few details about the upcoming deployment.

  • President Donald Trump delivers remarks on the U.S. opioid crisis, at Manchester Community College in Manchester, New Hampshire, March 19, 2018.

    It wasn't immediately clear what sort of action the president was referring to in a tweet posted before 7:30 a.m. ET.

  • President Donald Trump speaks while participating in a tour of border wall prototypes.

    The letter from Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., to Defense Secretary James Mattis comes on the heels of reports that Trump floated the idea of using military funds to build the border wall.

  • WASHINGTON, March 20- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Tuesday in response to a lawsuit that it does not search electronic devices of air travelers for content. According to a TSA letter on Tuesday sent to the ACLU in response to the lawsuit, the agency said it "does not search electronic devices for electronic content that may be contained...

  • The Philadelphia Eagles celebrate after defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadiumin Minneapolis.

    Homeland Security documents on drills for a biological warfare attack at the Super Bowl were found by a CNN staffer. USA Today reports.

  • Special agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) question a man while his vehicle is searched after he was stopped heading into Mexico at the Hidalgo border crossing.

    The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has officially gained agency-wide access to a nationwide license plate recognition database.

  • PUERTO RICO GOVERNOR EXPECTS MINIMUM $35.3 BLN IN FEDERAL AID VIA U.S.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 22- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said on Monday it will require six Middle Eastern carriers to undergo enhanced cargo screening as part of an effort to raise global aviation security. The carriers and airports are: Egypt Air operating out of Cairo International Airport, Royal Jordanian operating out of Queen Alia...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 22- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said Monday it was requiring six Middle Eastern carriers to participate in an enhanced cargo screening program as part of an effort to raise global aviation security. The carriers and airports are: Egypt Air operating out of Cairo International Airport, Royal Jordanian operating out of...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 22- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said Monday it is requiring six Middle Eastern carriers to participate in an enhanced cargo screening program as part of an effort to raise global aviation security. The emergency amendment covers Egypt Air operating out of Cairo International Airport, Royal Jordanian operating out of...

  • President Donald Trump (2nd L) welcomes members of his American Technology Council, including (L-R) Apple CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in the State Dining Room of the White House June 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    IBM, General Motors, Facebook and Target among companies calling for a solution for "Dreamers."

  • Senators Mike Lee, a Utah Republican and Edward Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, wrote U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen raising concerns that too many travelers would be inconvenienced by faulty scan results and questioned why Americans are being subjected to the screens. Congress in 2016 authorized spending up to $1...

  • WASHINGTON/ TORONTO, Dec 18- Moscow- based security software maker Kaspersky Lab said on Monday it has asked a U.S. federal court to overturn a Trump administration ban on use of its products in government networks, saying the move deprived the company of due process. The Department of Homeland Security in September issued a directive ordering civilian...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 5- The U.S. government deported fewer illegal immigrants in 2017 than it did last year, even as it arrested far more people suspected of being in the United States illegally, according to Department of Homeland Security statistics released on Tuesday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement removed approximately 226,000 people from the...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- A federal judge on Friday ordered the Department of Homeland Security to rescind its delay of a rule that allows some foreign entrepreneurs to stay in the United States to grow their companies, court documents show. The trade group was later joined by several tech start-ups active in the United States that were founded by foreign...