Homeland Security Department

A group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador, who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, are stopped in Granjeno, Texas, on June 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Homeland arrests 192 on immigrant smuggling charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department said Tuesday it arrested 192 people along the Mexican border in South Texas on immigrant-smuggling charges and seized more than $625,000, part of the Obama administration’s efforts to […]

07/22/2014

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Federal government wants access to license plate data

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is proposing that a private company give it access to a nationwide database of license plate tracking information, according to a federal contract proposal. The department said the […]

02/19/2014

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Report: No evidence of widespread problems at Secret Service

WASHINGTON (AP) — There is no evidence of widespread misconduct within the Secret Service, according to a Homeland Security Department inspector general’s report. The 145-page report was issued Friday, more than 18 months after the […]

12/20/2013

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Details of the Senate immigration bill

A look at the 844-page immigration overhaul bill introduced this week in the Senate by four Democratic and four Republican lawmakers.

04/18/2013

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NYC students, hackers train for cybersecurity jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — Every week, a group of teenagers and 20-somethings dressed in hoodies get together in a tiny room on a college campus and plug in their laptops. They turn up the music, order pizza and begin furiously hacking into computer networks.

04/11/2013

No, really: Govt warns of 'zombie apocalypse'

WASHINGTON (AP) – “The zombies are coming!” the Homeland Security Department says. Tongue firmly in cheek, the government urged citizens Thursday to prepare for a zombie apocalypse, part of a public health campaign to encourage […]

09/06/2012

Government launches new immigration program

(AP) – Young illegal immigrants are scrambling to get passports and other records they will need to apply for a new Homeland Security Department program to let them stay in the U.S. and get work […]

08/15/2012

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