Department of Homeland Security

Nancy Pelosi
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
June 25, 2019 - 12:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in the House proposed somewhat tighter requirements for the care of unaccompanied refugee children as they sought to pass a $4.5 billion emergency funding bill to address the humanitarian crisis involving the thousands of migrant families detained after crossing...
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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Lee Francis Cissna, director of U.S. Customs and Immigration Services, testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee's Border and Marine Security subcommittee on Capitol Hill on May 22, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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May 24, 2019 - 8:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has asked the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to resign, leaving yet another vacancy within the Department of Homeland Security. Lee Francis Cissna told staff on Friday that his last day would be June 1, according to a copy of the email...
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May 05, 2019 - 4:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's latest choice to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is a former border patrol chief under the Obama administration who has publicly backed the president's border wall. Trump tweeted on Sunday that Mark Morgan "will be joining the Trump...
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President Donald J. Trump speaks during a Make America Great Again Rally on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wis.
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April 28, 2019 - 12:03 am
By Nikki Carvajal, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump said on Saturday night that the United States is now sending undocumented migrants to sanctuary cities. "Now we're sending many of them to sanctuary cities, thank you very much," he told a crowd in Green Bay, Wisconsin. "They ain't too happy...
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President Donald Trump welcomes visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo
April 09, 2019 - 12:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's not looking to reinstate the much-criticized practice of separating migrant families at the border with Mexico. But he says many more migrants are streaming toward the U.S. through Mexico because the practice is no longer in place. Says Trump: "I'm...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 18, 2019, file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen speaks at George Washington University's Jack Morton Auditorium in Washington.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File
April 07, 2019 - 5:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid the administration's growing frustration and bitterness over the number of Central American families crossing the southern border, two people familiar with the decision said. President Donald Trump thanked her...
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1,200 pounds of cocaine was seized at the Port of Philadelphia, valued at $38 million.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
March 21, 2019 - 1:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is leading the investigation into this week's big cocaine discovery at the Port of Philadelphia. At the U.S. Custom House in Old City, Philadelphia, on Thursday, law enforcement officials had stacked 450 bricks of cocaine...
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Councilman David Oh.
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Pat Loeb
February 12, 2019 - 5:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council hearing Tuesday became a forum for parents whose children were removed by Philadelphia child welfare officials. The hearing was called by Councilman David Oh after he had a personal run-in with the system when his child was injured, and...
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Federal workers brace for long shutdown
CNN
January 02, 2019 - 10:00 am
By Gregory Wallace, CNN (CNN) -- Banks and credit unions that cater to federal workers are readying financial help for their customers as the government shutdown drags on. The assistance includes low- or no-interest payroll advances and loans for workers facing dwindling cash reserves. A total of...
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The Capitol is mirrored in the Reflecting Pool in Washington, as a partial government shutdown heads into a second week, Friday night, Dec. 28, 2018.
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December 31, 2018 - 1:03 pm
By Zeke Miller and Misa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are introducing a package of bills Monday that would re-open the federal government without approving money for President Donald Trump's border wall. The House is preparing to vote as soon as the new Congress...
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