Border Security

Homeland Security Announces Strengthened Northern Border Strategy

WASHINGTON – On June 12, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published an updated Northern Border Strategy (NBS).  The strategy establishes a clear vision and concrete actions that will improve DHS’s efforts to safeguard our northern border against terrorist and criminal threats, facilitate the safe and efficient flow of lawful cross-border trade and travel, … Continue reading Homeland Security Announces Strengthened Northern Border Strategy

WASHINGTON | Trump fumes at Homeland Security head over immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at a heated cabinet meeting this week, railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings. Trump, who has growing increasingly frustrated by a spike in apprehensions at the border and other legal setbacks, blamed Nielsen Wednesday for failing to do … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump fumes at Homeland Security head over immigration

Pelosi, top White House official open on border security

WASHINGTON/September 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The top House Democrat and a senior White House official both indicated Tuesday they are open to compromise on border security to expedite legislation to help immigrants brought here illegally as children. White House legislative director Marc Short said at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast that despite President Donald Trump‘s … Continue reading Pelosi, top White House official open on border security