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Nation Sep 22DHS secretary: FEMA chief misused cars, but won’t lose job
The head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday.
Politics Sep 13FEMA head denies intentionally misusing federal vehicles after report of watchdog probe
Brock Long said the inspector general was looking into vehicle usage, but he didn't confirm that the review concerned his use of an official vehicle. Politico reported Long was under investigation for possibly misusing government resources and personnel on weekend…
Economy Aug 03Will the economic boom complicate efforts to curb immigration?
One of President Donald Trump's priorities, low unemployment, is complicating another: curbing immigration.
Nation Jul 30Former FEMA head of personnel accused of sexual misconduct
"Anyone who disagrees with this zero tolerance approach will not be welcome at FEMA," said current FEMA administrator Brock Long.
Nation Jul 26More than 1,800 children reunited with parents after border split, but hundreds remain apart
The Trump administration says hundreds of families still remain apart, signaling a potentially arduous task ahead as it deals with the fallout of its "zero tolerance" policy on people entering the U.S. illegally.
Politics Jul 25Russian hackers used phishing tools in 2017 attack on grid
Russian hackers who penetrated hundreds of U.S. utilities, manufacturing plants and other facilities last year gained access by using the most conventional of phishing tools, tricking staffers into entering passwords.
Politics Jul 19Trump administration says Somalis can keep protected immigration status
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen cited the armed conflict and other extraordinary conditions in supporting the continuation of Somalia's designation for about 500 people. But the administration will not take on new applicants, she said.
Nation Jul 11Border Protection says NYC mayor crossed border illegally
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio violated immigration laws by crossing the border on foot during a visit near El Paso, Texas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection alleges in a letter. The mayor's office denied the allegation.
Politics Jul 06Deadline to reunite immigrant families rapidly approaching
Here's where things stand.
World Jul 05Trump administration says Yemenis can keep special immigration status
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in a statement that the armed conflict and extraordinary conditions support the need for continuing the designation. But the administration will not take on new applicants, she said.