Homeland Security Formally Opening Immigrant Crime OfficeThe Victims of Immigrant Crime Engagement, or VOICE, opens Wednesday and is intended to keep victims informed of the immigration proceedings of suspects.
Sandra Bland's Mom Returns To Texas To Urge Police ReformsThe mother of a black woman who died in a jail near Houston following a confrontational traffic stop returned to Texas to back a police reform bill named after her daughter that influential law enforcement groups are fighting.
100,000 Expected At North Texas Immigration Reform Mega MarchThe organizers of the Immigration Reform Mega March in Dallas are expecting some 100,000 people to walk through the streets of downtown. Large crowds like these create a giant security challenge for police.
Certain Electronics Banned On Flights To U.S. From 8 NationsCiting “evaluated intelligence,” the Transportation Security Administration is temporarily barring passengers on non-stop flights to the U.S. from eight countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
Chinese Electronics Company Pleads Guilty To Violating Iran SanctionsChinese electronics giant ZTE Corporation this week pled guilty to violating U.S.-Iran sanctions.
Trump Selects Kelly To Head Up Homeland SecurityDonald Trump on Wednesday chose retired Gen. John Kelly as head of Homeland Security, and offered newly sympathetic words for immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
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."