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Mar 01 2021
Biden To Allow Some Separated Migrant Families To Reunite In The United States
Hundreds of migrant children still separated from their parents by the Trump administration may be allowed to reunite with their families in the United States — and some families may have the opportunity to stay, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced on Monday.
Reuniting the families is one of the Biden administration's top priorities, something Mayorkas described asNPR (Online News)
Nov 16 2021
What are President Biden's challenges at the border?
US President Joe Biden entered the White House promising to tackle immigration challenges that have remained unsolved for decades.
Yet since he took office in January, the US has seen a record influx of migrants at its southern border, prompting criticism of the administration's policies from across the political spectrum.
Some two million "encounters" between government agentsBBC News
Aug 12 2021
US encounters 'unprecedented' number of migrants at southern border, Homeland Security chief says
The Biden administration is facing a "serious challenge" at the US southern border, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Thursday, saying the US has encountered an "unprecedented" number of migrants illegally crossing the border.
During a news conference in Brownsville, Texas, Mayorkas stressed the sharp increase of migrants arriving at the US-Mexico border, many of whomCNN (Online News)
Sep 30 2021
Biden caught between allies and critics on border policy
President Joe Biden is caught between a hard place and an even harder one when it comes to immigration.
Biden embraced major progressive policy goals on the issue after he won the Democratic nomination, and he has begun enacting some. But his administration has been forced to confront unusually high numbers of migrants trying to enter the country along the U.S.-Mexico border, and theAssociated Press Fact Check
Jan 18 2022
Lawmakers warn of states using risky Chinese tech
Two lawmakers are urging the federal government to ensure state governments are not procuring telecommunications equipment from Chinese companies deemed a security risk, according to a letter viewed by Axios.
The big picture: Governments around the world are struggling to determine which Chinese tech companies may pose security risks, and how to extricate those products and servicesAxios
Sep 26 2021
Abandoned IDs Show Haitian Migrants Held Chilean Refugee Status
A number of Haitian migrants at the U.S. southern border held refugee status in Chile, abandoned ID cards viewed by the Daily Caller show.
More than 15,000 migrants camped under the Del Rio Bridge in Del Rio, Texas, before the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) cleared the camps on Friday, sending the migrants to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing centers along theThe Daily Caller
Mar 27 2022
DHS implements rule to streamline asylum applications
The Biden administration on Thursday is expected to publish a final rule designed to streamline the asylum process, an effort to remove those fleeing persecution from an immigration court system backlog that can leave them in limbo for years.
Under the new rule, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expects asylum processes will take several months on average, compared to severalThe Hill
May 03 2021
Families separated at border under Trump reuniting in US this week
Four families separated at the southern border under former President Donald Trump will be reunited in the United States this week, the Biden administration revealed this week.
Speaking to reporters Sunday, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas declined to offer the identities of the children, only describing them as from age 3 to “teenagers who have had to live without theirNew York Post (News)
Oct 12 2021
The next big cyberthreat isn't ransomware. It's killware. And it's just as bad as it sounds.
Even as most Americans are still learning about the hacking-for-cash crime of ransomware, the nation’s top homeland security official is worried about an even more dire digital danger: killware, or cyberattacks that can literally end lives.
The Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack in April galvanized the public’s attention because of its consumer-related complications, including longUSA TODAY
Dec 12 2021
Deportations Drop to New Lows Under Biden
Deportations of illegal immigrants have dropped to new lows under President Joe Biden, newly released data show.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), tasked with removing illegal aliens, removed over 20,000 each month in 2019 except for January.
Deportations in the first five months of 2019 totaled 186,089. Deportations in the first five months of 2020 were down to 93,247,The Epoch Times