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Homeland Security Moves to Boost Security at Border

Homeland Security Moves to Boost Security at Border

The Department of Homeland Security gave notice it plans to waive environmental laws to install gates along a stretch of border fence.

Despite Threatening Conditions, Smugglers Continue to Risk Migrant Lives for Profit

Despite Threatening Conditions, Smugglers Continue to Risk Migrant Lives for Profit

Sector Border Patrol agents arrested six Mexican nationals and five U.S. citizens after three separate smuggling attempts this week.

Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Intercepts Two Alien Smuggling Attempts

Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Intercepts Two Alien Smuggling Attempts

U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted a few smuggling attempts.

DHS Releases Statement on Southwest Border Migration

DHS Releases Statement on Southwest Border Migration

The Department of Homeland Security has released the following statement on Southwest border migration, for August, according to the Customs and Border Protection.

CBP Turns Away Ukraine and Lithuanian Travelers at PIT Airport for Violating US Immigration Laws

CBP Turns Away Ukraine and Lithuanian Travelers at PIT Airport for Violating US Immigration Laws

CBP urges all international visitors to ensure they possess the appropriate U.S. travel visa for the purpose of their visit

DHS to Strengthened Northern Border Strategy

DHS to Strengthen Northern Border Strategy

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

Facial Recognition to Aid in Border Security this Summer

Facial Recognition to Aid in Border Security this Summer

The Vehicle Face System is planned for testing in August at the Anzalduaz Port of Entry in Texas.

US Border Patrol Unable to Validate E-Passport Data

US Border Patrol Unable to Validate E-Passport Data

E-passports store a cryptographic signature to prevent forgeries and tampering, but CBP has not deployed the software needed to verify the information, causing a security lapse.



ICE To Gain Access to License Plate Tracking Database

ICE To Gain Access to License Plate Tracking Database

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has officially gained agency-wide access to a nationwide license plate recognition database.

Successful Security Measures Cut to Make Room for Border Wall

Successful Security Measures Cut to Make Room for Border Wall

The Trump administration is cutting or delaying funding for proven security measures in lieu of funding the Border Wall.

House Passes Bill Allowing Concealed Carry Across State Lines

House Passes Bill Allowing Concealed Carry Across State Lines

The House approved a bill Wednesday that would allow gun owners with concealed carry permits from one state to carry their firearm in another state where it is also legal.

DHS Looks to Boost Border Security with Facial Recognition

DHS Looks to Boost Border Security with Facial Recognition

The Department of Homeland Security is soliciting facial recognition technology that can passively scan the faces of people crossing the U.S. border by car.

Border Wall Prototypes Stand Tall in San Diego

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Border Wall Prototypes Stand Tall in San Diego

Construction crews broke ground two weeks ago to build eight prototypes for the Trump Administration's Border Wall.

Dubai Airport Replaces Security Checks with Unique Idea

Dubai Airport Replaces Security Checks with Unique Idea

Dubai International Airport is replacing security checks with an aquarium. Yes, you read that right.

A Better Defensive Line

A Better Defensive Line

In the United States, technology has become the essential force multiplier. With nearly 6,000 miles of border with the neighboring north and south, it would be impossible to hire enough border personnel to protect every mile.

Homeland Security to Begin Creating Border Wall Prototypes

Homeland Security to Begin Creating Border Wall Prototypes

This summer, the Department of Homeland Security will begin building prototypes for the wall proposed by President Trump on his campaign trail.

On the Horizon

On the Horizon

With new border security initiatives on the horizon it will take an innovative approach to provide a higher level of detection.

Homeland Security Finds Human Vetting More Effective than Computers

Homeland Security Finds Human Vetting More Effective than Computers

Report finds scanning social media accounts is best done by humans.

Security Services Prevented 13 UK Terrorist Attacks since 2013

Security Services Prevented 13 UK Terrorist Attacks since 2013

UK’s Senior Counter-terrorism police officer said UK security services have stopped 13 terror attacks since 2013.

The “New” Travel Ban

The "New" Travel Ban

President Trump was expected to sign a reworked executive order on immigration, but the rollout has been delayed.

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