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GOP Dismisses Suggestion That State Of Union Be Postponed
By Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, AP
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen denied anyone’s safety is compromised.
This Is The Letter Unpaid Government Workers Are Being Given To Show Their Creditors
"Some of our employees may have difficulty in timely meeting their financial obligations."
DHS Backs Trump Lie That Border Wall Construction Has Already Started
No, "tremendous amounts" of Trump's promised wall have not already been built.
New Photo Shows Steel Border Wall Prototype Can Be Breached With Saw
NBC obtained an exclusive photo of the breached steel slat fence.
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Asian Caucus: End Deportations Of Southeast Asians Who Came To U.S. As Refugees
“It is troubling to see Southeast Asian American families being targeted at unprecedented levels."
U.S. To Keep About 4,000 Troops At Border Through January
The number of active-duty troops on the border with Mexico will drop from 5,600.
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Pentagon Declined DHS Proposal For Border Troops To Build Detention Facilities: Officials
By Phil Stewart, Reuters
The disclosure by officials illustrates the tension within the Trump administration over using military resources to fortify the border.
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Leading For-Profit Prison And Immigration Detention Medical Company Sued At Least 1,395 Times
By Ken Silverstein, Yahoo News
The complaints allege a range of charges, including wrongful death, malpractice and inadequate medical care.
Amazon Pitched Its Controversial Facial Recognition Tech To ICE, Emails Show
ICE said it doesn't have a contract with Amazon for "Rekognition," but it has used similar software in the past.
Jonathan Ernst / Reuters
FEMA Chief Misused $150,000, Including A Family Trip To A Pineapple Farm, Report Finds
He will remain in his post and has been ordered to reimburse the government "as appropriate," the Homeland Security secretary said.
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How Trump Can Use Welfare To Stymie Immigration -- And Vice Versa
The proposal could help keep out immigrants and drive people off safety-net benefits.
Ken Cedeno / Reuters
Trump Administration Seeks To Curtail Green Cards For Immigrants On Public Aid
By By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The announcement could help galvanize voters who have backed or opposed Trump’s crackdown on legal and illegal immigration.
Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
FEMA Chief Reportedly Considered Quitting As Florence Raged In His Home State
Long-simmering tensions with Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen have boiled over.
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Homeland Security Shifted $10 Million From FEMA For Immigrant Crackdown, Senator Says
“This is a scandal," Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley said as the Carolinas brace for Hurricane Florence.
Muslim Woman Says TSA Forced Her To Show Her Bloodied Pad During Airport Screening
Zainab Merchant said that after the horrifying incident, airport officials refused to give her their names and badge numbers so she would not be able to file a complaint.
Mike Blake / Reuters
Migrant Parents Coerced Into Signing Documents They Didn’t Understand: Complaint
A new complaint says that in some cases, parents gave away rights to family reunification unknowingly.
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Trump's Crackdown On Families Isn't Stopping Them From Crossing The Border
Apprehensions at the southwestern border are down. But arrests of people traveling as families remain about the same.
Trump May Deport 1,200 People To Yemen As The U.S. Bombs The Country
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The Homeland Security Department will soon decide whether to end temporary protected status for Yemenis in America.
Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
LGBTQ Immigrant Detainees Reported Sexual Assault At Higher Rates
ICE housed transgender women in all-male facilities, even though they're often more vulnerable to sexual abuse.
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An Empire Of Nothing At All? The U.S. Military Takes Us Through The Gates Of Hell
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Trump's Original Muslim Ban Is Still Alive In Visa Surveillance Program
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Easily abused "extreme vetting" practices may render moot the impending Supreme Court travel ban decision.
Loren Elliott / Reuters
Texas Sends 250 National Guard Troops To Mexico Border
By Brendan O'Brien, Reuters
The Department of Defense authorized funding for up to 4,000 National Guard troops to secure the border.
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Homeland Security To Compile A Database Of Journalists, Bloggers And Influencers
Many in the media industry did *not* like the implications.
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This Immigration Proposal Could Put 670,000 Children At Risk Of Poverty
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The Department of Homeland Security proposal seeks to change a rule that’s been around since 1999.
Carlos Barria / Reuters
Donald Trump To Order National Guard To Mexican Border
By Jeff Mason, Reuters
Troops may be heading to the border as early as Wednesday night, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said.
Sait Serkan Gurbuz / Reuters
Trump's DACA Deadline May Be Void, But Dreamers Must Stay On Alert
Every day Congress fails to protect Dreamers is another day where the issue becomes even more complicated.
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