Department of Homeland Security

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., returns to Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, following a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
November 28, 2018 - 12:05 pm
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With a partial government shutdown possible on Dec. 7, President Donald Trump has met with Republican leaders to hash out a spending plan that includes money for Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. Trump is seeking $5 billion for the wall,...
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Drivers License Registration Application
David Madden
October 11, 2018 - 8:33 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- New Jersey drivers should be able to obtain federally mandated REAL ID licenses sometime next year. That, after the Department of Homeland Security granted the state another year-long extension on a deadline that allows the license to be used as security clearance to...
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Migrant families rest from their travels to Matamoros, Mexico, along Gateway International Bridge which connects to Brownsville, Texas, as they seek asylum in the United States.
Miguel Roberts/The Brownsville Herald via AP
October 02, 2018 - 1:01 pm
By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- The Department of Homeland Security was "not fully prepared" for the rollout of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy at the US-Mexico border that resulted in the large numbers of family separations this summer, according to an internal report...
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In this July 11, 2018 file photo, a drone equipped with a thermal camera flies over the plants at the Pennsylvania Department of Natural Resources' Jennings Environmental Education Center on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Slippery Rock, Pa.
AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File
September 28, 2018 - 1:08 pm
By David Koenig, Associated Press An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat, without needing a judge's approval. Supporters say law enforcement needs...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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August 10, 2018 - 6:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday halted a deportation in progress and threatened to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt if the mother and daughter weren't returned to the U.S. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of Washington learned in court that the two plaintiffs in a...
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In this June 23, 2018, file photo, an immigrant child looks out from a U.S. Border Patrol bus leaving as protesters block the street outside the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
July 18, 2018 - 7:41 am
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centers where they were taken. It was hard to sleep with lights shining all night and guards...
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Eugene DePasquale
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Tony Romeo
July 17, 2018 - 1:34 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Citing President Donald Trump’s remarks at Monday joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Pennsylvania’s auditor general says he’s expanding the outreach of his election security audit. Saying the White House cannot be trusted to ensure...
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US Border Patrol
June 15, 2018 - 3:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained Friday by The Associated Press. The figures show that 1,995 minors were...
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Mayor Jim Kenney addresses the Take Charge Philly convening.
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Cherri Gregg
June 14, 2018 - 6:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The City of Philadelphia was the first to challene a proposed federal rule change that would bar immigrant families from accessing basic health care and nutrition assistance. Lawyers are gearing up for the next phase of battle. The "public charge" test is a federal...
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Computer Hacker
Ian Bush
May 19, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you were on I-95 in Delaware County last Sunday at this time, you may have gotten an eyeful -- courtesy an electronic sign that was vandalized to display a vulgar message. Similar incidents have gotten the attention of the Department of Homeland Security. The...
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