Color Index For U.S. Border Security Is RejectedFive years ago, Homeland Security dropped its color-coded terror threat index developed after the 9/11 attacks amid widespread confusion and ridicule. So what did it do when tasked in 2014 with measuring security along the country's borders?
Border Patrol Arrests Soar 52 PercentThe U.S. Border Patrol arrested nearly 10,000 unaccompanied immigrant children and families caught illegally crossing the border with Mexico in August, a 52 percent jump from August 2014.
Warning About Drones Used In Terrorist AttacksA bulletin went out Friday and warned drones could be used in the U.S. to advance terrorist and criminal activities.
Terrorism Expert Addresses July 4th WarningFBI's July 4th warning should be taken seriously, but don't change plans to celebrate.
Feds Ask Judge To Lift Hold On Obama's Immigration ActionThe U.S. government asked a federal judge Monday to lift his temporary hold on President Barack Obama's action to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.
Fort Worth 17-Year-Old Arrested For Terroristic ThreatThe Fort Worth Police Intelligence Unit for Terroristic Threat has arrested a 17-year-old boy in relation to a picture he posted on social media.
Mexican Cartels Ramp Up Human Smuggling Business
Border Sheriff Feels 'Snubbed' By Homeland Security Secretary Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who's county rests along the border says he's reached out to Secretary Johnson to discuss the ongoing issue of illegal immigrants flooding his jails and being let out, but that Johnson 'snubbed' him.
Doctors Concerned About Health Risk From Thousands Of Border ChildrenThe President of the Texas Medical Association is concerned about the public health risk that the thousands of teenagers and children streaming across the border may be posing.
Border Sheriffs: DHS Secretary's Visit To Texas Border 'Too Late'The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's arrival in Texas is being met with mixed feelings by some law enforcement officials along the border.
Overrun By Immigrants, Border Agents Doing Paperwork Instead Of PatrollingInflux of illegal immigrants is putting a major strain on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security causing agents to fill out paperwork, transport, feed and moving these folks around.
DHS Setting Up Emergency Shelter In Texas As Undocumented Youths Cross Border AloneLaw enforcement officials in South Texas have been overwhelmed by a surge of young illegal migrants traveling by themselves that DHS quickly moved to set up an emergency shelter for the youths at Lackland Air Force base in San Antonio.