U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

TPS canceled for Haiti, uncertainty in other countries

Two weeks after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the end of a program that allowed thousands of Nicaraguan immigrants to work in …

Haiti

New Hotel Early Check-in Benefit and the Best Hotel Closets in the World

<b>Well that took about as long as I’d expect:</b> Southwest Airlines lawyers have strong-armed <i>Southwest Monkey</i> into shutting down. They go after anyone …

Travel

'The Best Software Company on the Planet': Wall Street Weighs in on Salesforce

Is Salesforce .com Inc. the "best software company on the planet?" That's one of the glowing assessments from Wall Street after the company's latest earnings report.<p>Salesforce reported Tuesday that revenue and profit grew more than expected in the third quarter and also raised its revenue outlook …

Business

Haitian Earthquake Victims Living In The U.S. Will Lose Deportation Protection in 2019

On Monday, Nov. 20, <b>Elaine Duke</b>, the Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary announced that the special deportation protection known as Temporary Protection Status or simply as TPS will be revoked for an estimated 59,000 Haitians living and working in Miami.<p>According to the <i>Miami Herald</i>, …

Immigration

U.S. government warns businesses about cyber bug in Intel chips

(Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday urged businesses to act on an Intel Corp alert about security flaws in widely used computer chips as industry researchers scrambled to understand the impact of the newly disclosed vulnerability.<p>The Intel logo is displayed on computer screens at SIGGRAPH …

Information Security

H1B workers must brace for heightened scrutiny as Trump Govt doubles down on compliance

H1B shops in the US are in for heightened scrutiny as America’s top border control agency is recommending stricter methods to deal with wrongdoers …

Immigration

Thousands of Haitians must leave the US due to TPS. What is it?

The Department of Homeland Security recently announced that something called TPS would end for almost 60,000 Haitians, meaning they must leave. What is TPS?<p>Video by Angélica M Casas

Homeland Security

Customs and Border Protection caught off-guard by travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general says the entity responsible for implementing President Donald Trump's travel ban was caught-off guard by his executive order.<p>The inspector general's office says in letters sent Monday to members of the Senate that Customs and …

U.S. Politics

Simulator trains teachers to deal with mass shootings

The US Department of Homeland Security has created a simulator to train emergency crews, teachers and students how to cope with school shootings.<p>There have been more than 200 school shootings in the United States over the last four years.<p>BBC Click’s Marc Cieslak finds out more.<p><b>See more at</b> Click's …

Homeland Security

Chaffetz: DHS Delayed Response to Border Patrol Guard Death

The Department of Homeland Security did not respond quickly enough to the death of a Border Patrol agent and the injuries of his partner, as they …

Conservative View

Travel ban: Trump administration ask Supreme Court for full enforcement

The White House has asked the US Supreme Court to allow Donald Trump's latest travel ban to take full effect. Earlier, Washington said it was ending …

World News

Report: Homeland Security Accused of Violating Court Orders on Travel Ban

The Department of Homeland Security has been accused by its own official watchdog of “violating two court orders” on President Trump’s first travel …

Travel Ban

Dems call for states to get $400M election security upgrades

Two House Democrats are pressing their colleagues to allot $400 million for states to upgrade outdated voting equipment and secure their election …

Government

U.S. Cancels Program For Recent Haitian Immigrants; They Must Leave By 2019

Some 50,000 Haitians who've lived and worked in the United States since a catastrophic earthquake there in 2010 are reeling from news that their special protected status will be canceled.<p>They have 18 months until their Temporary Protected Status — or TPS — is terminated in the summer of 2019. A …

Immigration

'9/11-STYLE ATTACK' North Korea cyberwar targets US aerospace amid fears of HACKED planes

The US Government issued an alert this week that recent cyber attacks from the North Korean regime have targeted its aerospace, telecommunications …

North Korea

Turbulent Times for Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the parent agency of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), …

Elaine Duke

Let the Haitians Stay

The Temporary Protected Status program provides the sort of assistance the United States should be proud to extend to foreigners fleeing civil unrest, violence or natural disasters. Enacted by Congress in 1990, it currently offers safe and legal harbor to 437,000 people from 10 countries. Many stay …

Opinion

Kaspersky makes explosive claim NSA computer was infested with malware

Kaspersky Lab is again challenging allegations that it stole classified files from an NSA employee's computer, pointing to new analysis that says the computer in question may have been infested with malware.<p>The computer had 121 pieces of malware on the system, including backdoors, exploits, and …

National Security Agency (NSA)

IBM, Nonprofits Team Up in New Free DNS Service

Quad9 blocks malicious sites used in phishing, other nefarious activity.<p>A new nonprofit has launched a free Domain Name System (DNS) service that …

Information Security

Bush DHS chief: We don't need a border wall

Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge said Friday that there's no need for a wall along America's southern border, panning President Trump's …

Immigration

Former head of U.S. Homeland Security Ridge in critical condition

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge was rushed to an Austin hospital on Thursday and in critical condition after undergoing a heart procedure, officials said.<p>Ridge, 72, was attending a Republican Governors Association conference in …

News (U.S.)

A Boeing 757 was hacked and now DHS is worried more planes could be at risk

REUTERS/Yuri Gripas<p><b>A Department of Homeland Security official admitted that the agency was able to remotely hack into a Boeing 757 during a test in 2016.</b>• <b><br>The DHS official indicated that he and his team were able to do so without having any direct contact with the aircraft or using any materials that</b> …

News

Hundreds of immigrants will get to resubmit DACA renewals originally rejected as “late”

It’s the Trump administration’s biggest reversal on immigration policy to date.<p>Many immigrants who did everything right to reapply for one last round of protection under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — but missed the deadline due to circumstances beyond their control — are …

Immigration

A Boeing 757 was hacked remotely while it sat on the runway

If you thought it was scary when security researchers remotely hijacked a Jeep as it was driven down the freeway, consider this – now airplanes are …

Information Security

Govt. officials speak on MS-13 crackdown

The Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice speak about their latest action to combat the MS-13 gang and the results of that course of action.

News

DHS official resigns after racist remarks are revealed

A Homeland Security official resigned on Thursday after a report revealed racially insensitive remarks he made in past radio interviews, The Post has …

Elaine Duke

AI Experts Say US' Predictive 'Extreme Vetting' Of Immigrants Is 'Tailor-Made For Discrimination'

An alliance of more than 50 civil liberties groups and more than 50 individual AI experts sent dual letters to the US Department of Homeland Security …

Technology (Australia)

DHS official resigns over controversial remarks

Rev. Jamie Johnson resigned as the head of faith-based and neighborhood partnerships at the Department of Homeland Security after a CNN KFile report revealed inflammatory past comments he made about the black community and Islam.

Trump administration pulls back curtain on secretive cybersecurity process

The White House on Wednesday made public for the first time the rules by which the government decides to disclose or keep secret software flaws that …

Cybersecurity

Rights groups pressure IBM to renounce interest in Trump's 'extreme vetting'

WASHINGTON: A coalition of rights groups launched an online petition on Thursday urging IBM Corp to renounce a Trump administration proposal to use …

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement