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Jeh Johnson: Gun Violence Has Become A Matter Of Homeland Security

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson stipulated Tuesday that responsible homeland security entails passing meaningful gun control ref...

To DC and Beyond: On DAPA and Deportations

Monika Langarica | Posted 04.19.2016 | Latino Voices
Monika Langarica

Centro Legal was present at the U.S. Supreme Court during today's oral arguments to bear witness as we continue to cultivate, in the courts and in the community, the many paths towards the liberation of our immigrant brothers and sisters.

Countering Violent Extremism: The War on Terror, Reset

Muqtedar Khan | Posted 04.18.2016 | World
Muqtedar Khan

On April 6-7, there was a major symposium on CVE, Countering Violent Extremism, that brought, experts, government officials, national leadership and p...

Maybe We Are Actually Winning the War on Terror

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

While a few attacks, such as Boston and San Bernardino, have taken many lives, most have only killed a relatively small number of people.

A Revised Terrorism Alert System Is On The Horizon

Reuters | Sara Bondioli | Posted 12.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Monday he would soon announce changes to the national alert system to war...

The CIA Director Got Hacked Because of Data Breach Fatigue

Adam Levin | Posted 10.22.2015 | Technology
Adam Levin

As we bounce from one breaking news story to the next, there is very little talk in the way of what consumers can do to better protect themselves from what we should call "the new data insecurity."

Homeland Security Secretary Says Border Wall And Fearmongering Are 'Not The Answer' On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson wants politicians to tone down their rhetoric on immigration, particularly those who are calling...

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Talks Homeland Security, ISIS, and Immigration

Aspen Institute | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
Aspen Institute

The Department of Homeland Security was formed in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Accordingly, counter terrorism has always lain at the heart of the Department's mission. But in the years since, both the enemies the U.S. fights and the way we fight have changed dramatically.

Jeh Johnson Admits He Made A Mistake In Using Gmail On Work Computer

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson admitted on Tuesday that he made a mistake in using a personal e-mail account on DHS computers. Johnson said t...

More Than 2,000 Central Americans Applied For Refugee Status To Come To The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics

U.S. officials created the Central American Minors Refugee/Parole Program to discourage children from taking the dangerous trip through Mexico to t...

Republicans Urge Obama Administration To Crack Down On Sanctuary Cities

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans accused the Obama administration on Tuesday of putting Americans at risk by allowing localities to opt out of enforcing fede...

Elise Foley

Critics Say Amenities Don't Make Up For Psychological Damage Done At Family Immigrant Detention Centers | Elise Foley | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sister Kathleen Erickson remembers watching a soccer game at a family immigrant detention center in Dilley, Texas, while a detainee reco...

Confronting Homeland Security's 'SSSS' Watch List

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 05.21.2016 | Politics
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

If you were to look at my past and present passports, you'd see a host of nations stamped on it that the White House has historically considered an adversary, an "axis of evil" state, or a security threat.

Roque Planas

Homeland Security Is Having Trouble Getting Immigrants To Trust It | Roque Planas | Posted 05.08.2015 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson met Thursday with immigrant rights groups in Brooklyn, where he urged them to work w...

U.S. Tightens Screening Of Airport Workers After Gun Arrest

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - U.S. airport workers will be subject to extra security screening under new rules prompted by the arrest of a baggag...

Elise Foley

Days Before DHS Funding Runs Out, The Post-Shutdown Debate Is Heating Up | Elise Foley | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- TSA agents would remain in airports, patrol agents would still be manning the border and Coast Guard officers would continue monitoring ...

Jeh Johnson: Congress Standoff Over DHS Funding Is 'Bizarre And Absurd'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 02.23.2015 | Politics

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson lashed out at Congress for failing to reach an agreement to fund his department. "It's bizarre and absurd ...

Zach Carter

Jeh Johnson Agrees With Obama's Refusal To Call ISIS 'Radical Islam' | Zach Carter | Posted 02.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson on Sunday reiterated President Barack Obama's contention that the Islamic State should not be...

Mollie Reilly

Judge Blocks Obama Administration From Detaining Asylum-Seekers As Immigration Deterrent | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics

U.S. District Judge James Boasberg issued a preliminary injunction Friday blocking the Obama administration from detaining individuals seeking asylum ...

Sam Stein

Homeland Security Chief Says 30,000 Will Be Furloughed If Department Shuts Down | Sam Stein | Posted 02.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Sunday that he would have to furlough at least 30,000 workers if Congress does not agree...

Elise Foley

DHS Secretary Urges Congress To Stop Using His Agency's Budget As A 'Political Football' | Elise Foley | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With less than a month to go until the Department of Homeland Security runs out of funding and no clear end in sight to the gridlock tha...

Visitors Honor MLK At His Memorial Site In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 02.02.2015 | Black Voices

As events across the nation honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on his nationally recognized holiday, admirers and activists celebrating King’s legacy...

Elise Foley

Deportations Down In 2014: DHS | Elise Foley | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Deportations by the Department of Homeland Security have gone down, from 438,421 deportations last year to 414,481 in fiscal year 2014, ...

One of These Things Is Not Like the Others...

Dan Kowalski | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics
Dan Kowalski

So, let me get this straight. Our top priority for immigration arrests lumps together terrorists, convicted felons, gang bangers and...drywallers, moms and kids?

Christine Conetta

House Republicans Criticize President Obama's ‘Unconstitutional' Actions On Immigration | Christine Conetta | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics

House Republicans are not pleased with President Barack Obama's recent executive actions on immigration, and they devoted two hearings and several hou...