2020 Election 'Most Secure' in US History, Security Officials Say

2020 Election 'Most Secure' in US History, Security Officials Say

A broad coalition of federal and state officials working with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agency said this year's election was the most secure in American history.
Wolf’s 2017 proposal policy shows that the DHS has long searched for the ability to deport children faster, even long before the threat of the pandemic reportedly ‘gave it cover to do so.’

Child Deportations Surge and Fast-Tracked amid the Pandemic, but Speed-Up Plans Date since 2017

The US government has accelerated the child migrants' deportation in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, referring to public health.
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Homeland Security Secretary Tours Southern Arizona Border, Assesses Department's COVID-19 Response

Acting Homeland Security Secretary visited the ongoing wall construction at the Tucson sector in the Southern Arizona borderlands.
One more headache for passengers dealing with the TSA.

TSA Could Expand Laptop Ban On Flights Indefinitely

International business travelers might be out of luck.

U.S. Border Patrol Agency Announces 'Safe Zones' for Immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs & Border Protection (CBP) agencies have made public this week new policies put into place that give illegal immigrants certain protections from immigration enforcement actions at certain locations, deemed "sensitive."
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Four Years Since DACA's Introduction: Here's How Many Immigrants Have Utilized the Deferred Action Program

It's June 15 once again, and it's another year since President Barack Obama announced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allowed more than 700,000 undocumented immigrant youths to stay in the U.S.
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Despite Diverse Calls for Immigrant Protections, Deportation Raids Continue

The Obama administration is determined to continue its deportation campaign, despite calls to halt raids and provide temporary protections.
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Surprise Inspections at Immigrant Detention Centers Have Begun

Opponents of immigrant detention centers are applauding the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for initiating unannounced inspections at its facilities.
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Homeland Security, ICE Agents Will Not Conduct Deportation Raids During Flint Water Crisis

Although U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson previously said deportation raids may occur under his discretion, he has revealed enforcement policies will not occur in Flint, Michigan.
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Ted Cruz's Newest Bill Boosts ICE Agents to Enforce Immigration Laws

While not on the campaign trail, Ted Cruz is still a working U.S. senator, and he introduced legislation on Thursday to help federal immigration agents.
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Obama's Budget Plan: Billions of Dollars Set for Immigration Enforcement

President Barack Obama revealed his 2017 fiscal year budget proposals, requesting $4.1 trillion, but costs could be saved with comprehensive immigration reform.
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Diverse Advocacy Groups to Obama: Stop the Raids, Enact Temporary Protections

A coalition of immigrant, social justice and faith groups have joined the call against President Barack Obama and his administration's deportation raids.
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Human, Labor Violations Fueling Central Americans' Migration to US

Immigrant rights advocates have called out the Obama administration’s inconsistencies towards Central American immigrants fleeing the region.
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Hundreds of Groups Request Temporary Protective Status for Central Americans

The calls for the Obama administration to stop its deportation raids campaign continues to grow as more than 200 organizations came together urging temporary protective status (TPS) for Central American immigrants.
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22 Senators Tell Obama to Halt Deportations of Central Americans

U.S. Senate Democrats are criticizing the Obama administration's deportation raids targeting Central American immigrants.
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Obama's Deportation Raids Denounced by US Commission on Civil Rights

An independent and bipartisan federal agency, led by a Latino appointed by President Barack Obama, has called for the Obama administration to cease its deportation raids.
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