The top two officials in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security were improperly appointed to the posts under federal law by the Trump administration, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog said Friday.
By Associated Press
First came the crash, reverberating off the walls of the retirement community like a "mini atom bomb," then a barrage of gunfire shattered the desert morning calm.
By MacKenzie Shuman, Derek Hall, Devin Sauer, Nicole Ludden, José-Ignacío Castañeda Perez, Arizona State University
The acting Homeland Security secretary, Chad Wolf, is exercising authority under a 2005 law that gives him sweeping powers to waive laws for building border barriers.
By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
Information that will be shared includes personally-identifiable data, the Homeland Security document said. Federal law prohibits the Census Bureau from releasing personally identifiable data, and the bureau says in its fact-sheet on privacy, “Your answers can only be used to…
By Mike Schneider, Associated Press
President Trump’s immigration policies have been among the most controversial and criticized of his administration. Former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was specifically known for executing and defending those policies when she headed the department between December 2017 and April…
President Trump acted as his own defender in chief on Monday, criticizing a whistleblower complaint, as some of his allies tried to argue that Democrats are rushing an impeachment inquiry. But not all Republicans are defending the president, including his…
In an abrupt departure, Homeland Security Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned from her post on Sunday. Read her the full letter.
Mental health experts have warned migrant children who were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border are at risk of developing the condition known as toxic stress.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told a House committee that the U.S. faces "a real, serious, and sustained crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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