The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the U.S. federal government with responsibilities in public security, roughly comparable to the interior or home ministries of other countries. Its stated missions involve anti-terrorism, border security, immigration and customs, cyber security, and disaster prevention and management. It was created in response to the September 11 attacks and is the youngest U.S. cabinet department.
Two brothers, originally from Honduras, have been reunited six months after they were taken into custody and separated at the U.S. border. Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan says the.. CBS News - Published
Before taking over for Kirstjen Nielsen at the Department of Homeland Security, Kevin McAleenan was responsible for enforcing the child separation policy that he says slowed the flow of migrant parents.. CBS News - Published
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry speaks to attendees during the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity Summit in Manhattan, New York, U.S., July 31, 2018. Energy Secretary Rick..
The U.S. Attorney General on Tuesday struck down a decision that had allowed some asylum seekers to ask for bond in front of an immigration judge, in a ruling that expands indefinite detention for some..
The new chief of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) named the United States' top airport-security official, David Pekoske, his acting deputy on Thursday, as President Donald Trump overhauls the..
President Donald Trump has been enraged over the skyrocketing number of migrant families seeking asylum in the United States. As such, he's purged multiple top officials from the Department of Homeland..
Reuters reports President Donald Trump’s administration has stepped up pressure on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. It's now more likely to fire more senior officials as the agency struggles..
According to Reuters, President Donald Trump is planning to remove even more senior leaders from the Department of Homeland Security. A senior administration official said that agency leaders have not..
The president’s removal of Department of Homeland Security officials was the culmination of months of clashes over policies many say were legally dubious, unethical or impractical. NYTimes.com - Published