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U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Federal Report: Homeland Security Must Better Track Excessive Force Among Border Agents

A widely anticipated federal report released Tuesday on excessive force among U.S. border agents contained little discussion of use-of-force policies, but recommended improvements to training and the tracking of such allegations.

09/18/2013

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano speaks to guests before the start of an event where US President Barack Obama spoke on proposals to reduce gun violence on Jan. 16, 2013 in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Napolitano: Immigration ‘System As A Whole Is Badly In Need Of Reform’

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano called Republican lawmakers’ insistence that the border be secured before there is immigration reform a flawed argument.

02/06/2013

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. of Mexico swings a right at Grover Wiley during their Welterweight bout on June 9, 2007 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Texas Boxing Match Canceled For Fear Of Drug Cartel Violence

A federal risk assessment of a now-canceled West Texas boxing match predicted it would draw leaders from two rival drug cartels, but noted the cartels had declared the event a “neutral zone,” a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Friday.

04/27/2012

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Smerconish and Ridge on Homeland Security

Former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Tom Ridge joins Michael on the program. They discuss the nation’s safety and the upcoming 9/11 anniversary.

CBS Sports Radio 650–09/06/2011