Visa Overstays Get Little Attention In Border Security DebateHomeland Security says 527,127 people who were supposed to leave the country in 2015 overstayed, more than the population of Atlanta. And that was only those who entered by plane or ship, not on land.
FBI Warns Of Possible State Election-System HacksThe FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers breached related data systems in two states.
U.S. Officials Cite Potential For Violence At GOP ConventionU.S. national security officials said Thursday they're concerned about the potential for violence at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland as tensions run high around the country after the recent police shootings of unarmed black men and the deadly ambush of police officers in Dallas.
Complaint: U.S. Border & Customs Officers Abusing ResidentsImmigrant advocates are complaining about U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers' actions toward residents along the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas and New Mexico.
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?
Gov Abbott Announces Action To Combat Illegal Border CrossingUPDATED: 12/15/2015, 3:05 PM - Texas Governor Greg Abbott said today that the state will taking a series of actions at the border to combat illegal border crossings "in the wake of federal inaction."
900 Undocumented Teens Arriving In North TexasHundreds of undocumented teens are headed to North Texas this week, brought in by federal officials. This move is raising security concerns among law enforcement agencies in Ellis County and Rockwall County.
Travel Warning Issued During Busy Holiday SeasonAs many people prepare to travel for Thanksgiving, the U.S. State Department has issued a worldwide travel warning for Americans. Officials are urging everyone to "exercise particular caution during the holiday season."
Thousands Delayed At US Airports By Homeland Security FailureThere were delays at airport all across the US Wednesday night when the computer system used to check passengers against the federal terror watch list shut down for over an hour.
North Texas Mosques Prepare For ProtestsA Facebook group is calling for "patriots" to stand up against Islam.
Jobs In Criminal Justice Are On The Rise In DallasKeeping citizens in the Metroplex safe is of utmost importance to city leaders. As the Metroplex continues to grow at a rate higher than the national average, jobs in criminal justice and security are also on the rise.
McCaul Writing Book On Homeland SecurityU.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, has a book deal. Crown Forum will publish his book early next year.