By Ben Fox, Associated Press
President Joe Biden’s administration announced an increase Tuesday in the number of temporary seasonal workers who will be allowed to work in the U.S. this year as the U.S. economy recovers from the pandemic.
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
In the lawsuit filed in federal court in Portland, Oregon, Jennifer Kristiansen also accused an unnamed federal agent of groping her breast and buttocks as he trapped her against a wall, leading her to fear she would be raped.
By Eric Tucker, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Maj. Gen. William Walker, commanding general of the D.C. National Guard, told senators that then-chief of the Capitol Police requested military support but that the Defense Department approval for that support was not relayed to him until hours later.
By Associated Press
Officials say the most recent seizures occurred Wednesday when Homeland Security agents intercepted hundreds of thousands of counterfeit 3M masks in an East Coast warehouse that were set to be distributed.
By Courtney Vinopal
Biden’s immediate effort to reverse course on enforcement has not necessarily made immigrant communities safer, say advocates who represent clients facing deportation.
The Senate is expected to vote Feb. 2 on the confirmation of Alejandra Mayorkas for secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
Vaccination sites will be considered “sensitive locations” and generally off limits for enforcement actions, the Department of Homeland Security said in a statement Monday.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is expected to vote Jan. 26 on the nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas as secretary of homeland security.
President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security addressed the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol at the start of his Senate confirmation hearing.
Wolf said his departure was prompted by court rulings that found he could not hold the position under federal succession rules, among other reasons that he did not specify.
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