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Trump’s Executive Actions Today Demonstrate He Will Follow Through on His Unlawful and Draconian Immigration Policies

The border wall and defunding sanctuary cities are a bleak reminder of Trump’s police-state mentality.President Trump today signed executive orders …

Immigration

What Happens to Undocumented Immigrants Once They Fall Into ICE’s Hands?

New York’s immigrant communities are reeling from the over 40 arrests of undocumented immigrants that occurred across the city this month as part of …

Immigration

How deportation orders under Trump differ from Obama's

President Donald Trump’s roll-out this week of a new order to aggressively deport unauthorized immigrants in the United States has ramped up emotions …

Immigration

Report: DHS considering using National Guard for immigration 'round up'

The Department of Homeland Security has written a draft memo proposing the mobilization of up to 100,000 National Guard troops in an effort to …

The Trump Administration May Prosecute Parents Who Immigrate With Young Children

The Trump administration is reportedly considering a set of policies and executive memos to prosecute parents who illegally enter the US with their children. A new executive order to ban travel from seven Muslim-majority countries is also expected by Tuesday.<p>The Trump administration is considering …

Militarized round-up of immigrants a terrifying idea

We were relieved to see the president’s press secretary reassure Americans that “there is no effort” to deploy 100,000 National Guard soldiers in 11 …

Immigration

Leaked Homeland Security Memos Outline Trump's 'Mass Deportation' Plans

Department of Homeland Security memos leaked over the weekend outline extreme immigration enforcement guidelines that begin to fill in the blanks of …

Immigration

You asked: How are refugees vetted today?

When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last month suspending the U.S. refugee program in order to implement more “extreme vetting,” …

Automatic Coloring Site Can Colorize Your Manga Drawings - Interest

Manga software developer Taizan unveiled his PaintsChainer automatic coloring software on Twitter on Friday. On the PaintsChainer website, users can …

Travelling to the United States? You may be forced to give up your social media passwords

This may be the next phase of President Trump's 'extreme vetting' agenda.<p>Foreigners travelling to the United States could be required to give up …

Dear US Visitors: Homeland Security Would Like Your Passwords, Please

Last night, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly was grilled by the House Homeland Security Committee on Trump’s Muslim ban, when he let slip an …

Social Media

Homeland Security Secretary: Travel Vetting Could Include Passwords, Tweets

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the U.S. needs to "do a better job to vet" residents of seven majority-Muslim countries that the Trump administration has temporarily banned from entering the U.S.<p>In an interview with <i>Morning Edition</i> host Rachel Martin, the retired Marine Corps general …

Immigration

Homeland Security Secretary floats plan to ask US visitors for social media passwords

Meeting with Congress on Tuesday, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly suggested the United States could soon ask international visitors for passwords to social media accounts.<p>"We want to get on their social media, with passwords: What do you do, what do you say?" Kelly told the House Homeland …

Homeland Security

Police Could Get Your Location Data Without a Warrant. That Has to End

The more we rely on technology, the more detailed a technological footprint we leave behind. A recent study from Deloitte shows that, on average, …

U.S. House of Representatives approves Email Privacy Act, Senate up next

For about 31 years now, our electronic data — such as our email messages — has been protected by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA). …

Privacy

House Passes Bill Requiring Warrants For Searching Older Emails

The House of Representatives has unanimously passed a second attempt at new legislation that would update existing federal laws to require that law …

Surveillance

The Fight Over Email Privacy Moves to the Senate

The House passed the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 387) yesterday, bringing us one step closer to requiring a warrant before law enforcement can access …

Privacy

The Email Privacy Act Moves Toward Senate Vote, Again

Do you want your personal email account accessible to the United States government without a judge-issued warrant? If your answer is no, then you may …

Cellphone Spy Tools Have Flooded Local Police Departments

Major cities throughout the U.S. have spent millions on mobile surveillance tools—but there are still few rules about what happens to the information they capture.<p>A little after midnight on November 28, 2014, hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters filled the streets of downtown Chicago. The …

Trump, tech, and the future of government surveillance

Beginning with 2013’s Snowden leaks, the Obama administration publicly wrestled with various thorny issues at the intersection of technology and government surveillance.<p>When, how, and for what purposes should the government collect personal communications and other data? Is it ever appropriate for …

Surveillance

NSA contractor indicted over mammoth theft of classified data | News Home | Reuters

(Reuters) - A former National Security Agency contractor was indicted on Wednesday by a federal grand jury on charges he willfully retained national defense information, in what U.S. officials have said may have been the largest heist of classified government information in history.<p>An aerial view …

Surveillance

St. Paul double-murder: He didn’t pull the trigger, but he gets 40 years

Dominique Moss was smart. He was interested in law. He was a security guard with hopes of becoming a cop. He had younger siblings that looked up to …

'I am the newbie and I have a lot to learn': Betsy DeVos introduces herself

After a contentious confirmation process, Betsy DeVos addressed her new staff on her first day as secretary of Education.<p>She acknowledged the bumpy road behind her, asked for unity in serving children and made a bear joke.<p>Her speech offered little insight into what she actually will do on the job, …

Betsy DeVos' Confirmation May Have Something To Do With All The Money Her Family Gave Republicans

The DeVos family has contributed millions to the Republican Party. Wonder how much that affected her confirmation...<p><b>Betsy DeVos</b>, the controversial …

Betsy DeVos

Education boss gets first assignment _ mend fences with foes

WASHINGTON (AP) — On her first day on the job, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos plunged into her initial assignment: mending fences with her opponents following a bruising confirmation battle. Parents across the country looked for clues as to whether she will fulfill their hopes or reinforce their …

Education

Here's how Betsy DeVos could disproportionately hurt black and Latino students

On Tuesday, the Senate confirmed Trump's education secretary pick Betsy DeVos, despite last-minute efforts by Democrats. DeVos' nomination will go …

Education

Japan Is Reportedly Preparing a Package to Help Create 700,000 U.S. Jobs

Japan is putting together a package it says could generate 700,000 U.S. jobs and help create a $450-billion market, to present to U.S. President …

Donald Trump

Japan’s Abe heads to Washington this week bearing pledges of jobs and investment

TOKYO — Japan’s prime minister, a man who promised voters he would turn Japan back into a “beautiful country,” is now doing his utmost to Make America Great Again.<p>Shinzo Abe is set to arrive in Washington on Friday for his first official summit with President Trump, and he will arrive armed with …

Donald Trump

Trump and Japan: A Contentious Friendship for Investors

U.S. president lambasted Japan for manipulating its currency ahead of a meeting with its prime minister<p>By<p>Anjani Trivedi<p>Anjani Trivedi<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@anjani_trivedi<p>anjani.trivedi@wsj.com<p>Beef, cars and especially currencies. That is what investors need to worry about when it comes to …

Donald Trump