The move is a response to weaknesses exposed by the deadly U.S. Capitol insurrection, but it's raising concerns about undermining Americans' civil liberties.
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
The White House announced Monday it would reunite four families that U.S. officials separated at the southern border during Donald Trump's presidency. Over 5,500 children were taken from their parents to deter illegal immigration since July, 2017. Department of Homeland…
The new opening for people previously denied came as Mexican authorities worked to close the improvised camp along the banks of the Rio Grande, across the border from Brownsville, Texas, that has housed thousands of asylum seekers over the more…
By María Verza, Christopher Sherman, Associated Press
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said the arrests were under "Operation Rise," which targets so-called sanctuary cities.
By Candice Norwood
In our news wrap Friday, firefighters in Southern California faced an uphill battle against three raging wildfires. A statewide heat wave, bone-dry conditions and gusty winds made for a difficult task, and more than 5,400 homes are at risk. Also,…
By Jill Colvin, Colleen Long, Associated Press
But Trump's casual announcement, made in response to a reporter's question outside the White House, temporarily created more uncertainty about who was in charge of the sprawling department.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
On a trip to a border city in Texas, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Saturday he intends to accelerate planning to secure the border and bolster the government’s ability to accomplish that without the Pentagon’s continuous help.
In our news wrap Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr revealed during congressional testimony that he believes U.S. intelligence agencies spied on President Trump’s 2016 campaign. He also said he’s reviewing how the counterintelligence investigation into Russian collusion began. Meanwhile, the…
In our news wrap Tuesday, New York City declared a public health emergency over a growing measles outbreak. City officials have confirmed 285 cases of the disease in Brooklyn and Queens since September, mostly among members of the Orthodox Jewish…
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