United States Department of Homeland Security

White House says it thwarted cyberattack

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is acknowledging an attempt to infiltrate its computer system, but says it thwarted the effort and that no classified networks were threatened. White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters […]

10/02/2012

Attorney: NC sheriff won't settle profiling claims

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – An attorney for a North Carolina sheriff accused of illegally arresting Latinos without probable cause to boost deportations says the lawman isn’t interested in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department. […]

09/26/2012

DHS approves 29 for delayed deportation

WASHINGTON (AP) – With less than two months to go before the Nov. 6 election, the Obama administration has approved applications from 29 illegal immigrants hoping to avoid deportation and get a work permit, the […]

09/14/2012

Cybersecurity draft order seeks to improve US digital defenses

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is preparing an executive order with new rules to protect U.S. computer systems, after Congress failed earlier this summer to pass a cybersecurity bill. The provisions include voluntary standards […]

09/10/2012

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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