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Jeh Johnson: Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Tweet Is ‘Offensive’

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Obama administration Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said President Donald Trump’s tweet asking foreign-born progressive lawmakers to “go back and fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came” was offensive. Partial

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Jeh Johnson on the Border: ‘We Are Truly in a Crisis’

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Friday weighed in on the situation at the southern border, saying the United States was “truly in a crisis.” Johnson, who served in the Obama administration, said he was invested in the apprehension

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Jeh Johnson: In 2014, We ‘Expanded Family Detention’

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson stated that in response to the spike in illegal immigration in 2014, “we did a number of things, including, by the way, working with the government

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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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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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