Homeland security

'Send Them Back!': Protesters Shout Down Feds After Immigrant StandoffAn overflow crowd in a Southern California community where protesters turned back Homeland Security busloads of immigrants gave a harsh reception to federal officials behind the decision to bring them to Murrieta in the first place.
Texas Health Commissioner: Immigrants' Health Risks Escalating By Sleeping Too Close Together, Sharing Few BathroomsThousands of immigrant children placed in temporary shelters across Texas have been found to have only minor diseases such as scabies and chicken pox, but conditions inside crowded U.S. Border Patrol stations are worrisome, the state health commissioner said Tuesday.
North Texas Sees Effects Of Child Immigration WaveSocial services and local lawyers in North Texas are feeling the effects of the onslaught of Central American children arriving at the Mexico border.
Ariz. Border Officials Will Indefinitely Continue To Process Hundreds Of Illegal Immigrant ChildrenArizona border officials will indefinitely continue to process hundreds of Central American children immigrants caught crossing the border illegally from Mexico into Texas.
Consul: Illegal Immigrant Children Complaining Burritos, Eggs They Are Being Fed Making Them SickOfficials are working to improve conditions at a makeshift holding center in southern Arizona where immigration authorities are housing hundreds of unaccompanied migrant minors.
Federal Report: Homeland Security Must Better Track Excessive Force Among Border AgentsA 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.
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.
Opinion: Florida's Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and MinoritiesElected 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.
Texas Boxing Match Canceled For Fear Of Drug Cartel ViolenceA 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.
Smerconish and Ridge on Homeland SecurityFormer 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.
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