Homeland Security

AOC: Get Rid of Department of Homeland Security

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) revealed she wants to get rid of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in an interview with the New Yorker’s David Remnick that was published on Tuesday.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Christ Chavez / Getty)

Watch: Dem. Al Green Grills Trump Officials over Discredited Charlottesville Claim

Rep. Al Green (D-TX) grilled witnesses at a House Homeland Security Committee hearing Wednesday on domestic terrorism, seeking to get them to condemn President Donald Trump for saying “very fine people” took part in the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017 over a Robert E. Lee monument even if the president’s full remarks make clear he was not referring to white supremacists or neo-Nazis, groups he has roundly and repeatedly condemned.

Rep. Al Green, D-Texas (AP Photo/Alex Brando

DHS Urges Central American Migrants to Seek Refuge in Mexico

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen this week urged Central American migrants fleeing poverty and violence to seek refuge in nations outside the United States, like Mexico, to avoid the “dangerous journey” north.

A Border Patrol agent apprehends illegal immigrants shortly after they crossed the border from Mexico into the United States on Monday, March 26, 2018 in the Rio Grande Valley Sector near McAllen, Texas. An estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States, many of them Mexicans or from …

DHS: ‘Russian Government Actors’ Targeting U.S. Nuclear Cyber Sphere

WASHINGTON, DC — American authorities have determined that cyber-criminals are actively targeting the U.S. government and private businesses “in the energy, nuclear, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sectors” on behalf of Russia, a top Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official told lawmakers on Tuesday.

Illustration of cybercrime (Photo credit should read "HELMUT FOHRINGER/APA-PictureDesk via AFP") Helmut Fohringer / APA-PictureDesk / APA