An early adopter of the intelligence-gathering program, failed to stop the two accused Boston Marathon bombers
The Chairman of the House Subcommittee said that the Department had plenty of time to plan for the cuts without jeopardizing the national security of the United States.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security was accused on Thursday of “decimating” border control while “adding layers of bureaucracy.”
Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano, Transportation Secretary (DOT) Ray LaHood, and Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman announced a joint initiative to train Amtrak personnel to help combat human trafficking at a press conference Thursday. Speaking at Union Station in Washington, D.C., Napolitano touted the addition of Amtrak to DHS’s Blue Campaign, an initiative that works [...]
by Giancarlo Gonzalez Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano reassures the Senate Committee on Homeland Security Wednesday that there are no impending signs of violence following the Libyan attack, only protests as a result of the film “Innocence of Muslims.” [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/20120919JanetNapolitano.mp3]
Director of the National Counterterrorism Center Matthew Olsen told lawmakers Wednesday that the assault on the U.S. diplomatic post in the Libyan city of Benghazi was likely a terrorist attack that was “opportunistic” in nature that “began and evolved and escalated over several hours.” “It appears that individuals, who were certainly well armed, seized on [...]
Homeland Security released an application Wednesday that will allow childhood arrivals to request deferred action from deportation.
TSA Deputy Administrator John Halinksi said at a hearing of the House Transportation Security subcommittee Wednesday that given the number of passengers screened by the TSA the administration receives a statistically small number of complaints. [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/20120801TSAChiefDefendsRecord.mp3|titles=20120801TSAChiefDefendsRecord]
Testifying at the House Subcommittee on Transportation Security Wednesday, TSA Deputy Administrator John Halinksi said that he isn’t aware of the extent of criticism directed at the agency’s airport screeners, a statement that Subcommittee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) quickly took issue with. [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/20120801TSAChiefHasntSeenStats.mp3|titles=20120801TSAChiefHasntSeenStats]
At a Homeland Security hearing Wednesday, Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) blamed government agencies’ failure to report Fort Hood shooter Nidal Malik Hasan’s escalating radical views before he murdered 13 soldiers on political correctness. “I think the blood of those dead soldiers falls on the head of members of this executive branch because they did not [...]