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.
U.S. Border Patrol agents and other Department of Homeland Security law enforcement are heading south. They are being sent to Guatemala to assist in training missions with local authorities. They will..
Democratic Representative Lauren Underwood on Wednesday said migrant deaths in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection were 'intentional' and a policy choice made by the Trump administration...
The US Department of Homeland Security has a concern about Chinese-made drones. The data they can collect could land in the hands of the Chinese government, says Business Insider. An alert was sent out..
Homeland Security officials told the Washington Post that border patrols stations in south Texas are overcrowded with the amount of migrants passing through the U.S.-Mexico border. A report said that..
CNN reports several people are missing and one is dead after a raft overturned on the Rio Grande. Officials said the raft journey was an attempt by smugglers to get migrants from Mexico into the United..
U.S. President Donald Trump directed officials to toughen rules for asylum seekers on Monday, including by introducing a fee for their applications and barring those who entered the country illegally..
The chairmen of three separate U.S. House committees sought documents on Thursday related to recent Trump administration firings of top Department of Homeland Security officials. According to Reuters,..
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..