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Pre-Trump DHS Leaders Urge Rush to Amnesty

The federal government should rush amnesty for hundreds of thousands of illegals by January 19, says a letter that three former Department of Homeland Security secretaries wrote to Congress.

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Trump Hammers DNC For Failure to Turn Hacked Server over to DHS, FBI

President Trump on Thursday morning questioned why the Democratic National Committee refused to turn over its hacked server to the FBI and refused help against hacking from the Department of Homeland Security after former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson appeared at a House hearing the day before.

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Jeh Johnson and the DNC Have Some Explaining to Do

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified before the House Intelligence Committee, and like any good member of the Obama administration, his testimony left us with more questions than answers.

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Donald Trump Challenges DNC on Servers: ‘It’s All a Big Dem HOAX!’

President Donald Trump continued to cast doubt on the investigation into whether he or his campaign colluded with the Russians to interfere with the election, focusing on the Democratic National Committee’s refusal to provide their computer servers to law enforcement.

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Fmr DHS Sec Jeh Johnson: Trump ‘Has the Potential to Be a Great President’

Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” former Obama administration Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said that although he was “concerned” about President Donald Trump’s tweets, he believed Trump has the potential to be a “great president.” “I actually believe that Donald

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Obama Extends Somali ‘Protected Status’ Before Exit

In the final week of the Obama Administration, the outgoing Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somali nationals and others for an additional 18 months. The program was not scheduled to expire until March 2017.

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Six Things to Know About DHS’ ‘Not a Takeover’ of Elections

The Department of Homeland Security could not have picked a better succeeding week to perform a Friday news dump announcing its decision to designate state election systems as “critical infrastructure” like previously done for the nation’s transport, electrical, financial, and water systems. Though this largely predictable move has sparked concerns among state election officials and watchdogs with respect to federal over-reach, equal uneasiness has been expressed about the incredibly vague nature DHS has chosen to describe how it will intervene in Constitutionally-prescribed state matters.

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Report Shows Need to Secure Border from Official Corruption

The small number of bribery and corruption cases by employees at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) could have a wider ranging impact on border security and immigration enforcement. The department’s 250,000 employees and vast law enforcement activities are about to be turned over to a new DHS Secretary who will have to address the emerging issue of official corruption.

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Illegal Immigrant Families Caught at Border Up 37 Percent in October

The apprehension of Family Unit Aliens (FMUA) and Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) saw dramatic increases despite substantial existing records. The total apprehensions of illegal immigrants rushing into the U.S. ahead of the 2016 General Election also jumped nearly 17 percent over the prior month.

Immigrants walk handcuffed after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and being caught by the U.S. Border Patrol on December 7, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas. Border Patrol agents continue to capture hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants, even as the total numbers of those crossing has gone down. (Photo …

Surge Continues: 34,463 Illegals Apprehended at the Border in June

The total of 34,463 apprehensions in June — an indicator of attempted illegal entries — exceeded the 29,388 apprehensions exactly a year ago in June 2015. The number of “family units” or adults traveling with minors as well as unaccompanied minors were also at elevated levels last month.

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DHS Calendar Records Reveal Extent of Obama’s Long Immigration Push

Fourteen hundred pages of recently uncovered calendar records from high-ranking officials at the Obama Administration reveal just how many resources and time the administration will spend trying to push through its immigration policies, including executive amnesty.