Jose Antonio Vargas, a Philippines-born journalist who earned a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting with the Washington Post, was arrested by federal officials early Tuesday while attempting to board a flight in Texas.
The Obama administration has called on lawmakers to approve an additional $3.7 billion in funds for border control and child health services to adequately address the flood of child migrants arriving in the US from Central America.
The National Security Agency has been tracing the email communications of prominent Muslim-Americans, including civil rights activists, lawyers and even a political candidate, according to the latest batch of Snowden revelations.
Texas officials have authorized emergency “surge operations” along the Mexico border to deal with a spike in illegal border crossings, a sizable portion of which are women and children fleeing violence in Central America.
Newly released documents made public for the first time this week reveal how the United States Department of Homeland Security coordinated with local law enforcement across the US to monitor the Occupy Wall Street movement.
An advanced group of hackers recently attacked a US public utility, compromising its control system network without affecting the utility’s operations, according to the US Department of Homeland Security.
Although President Obama has declared his deportation policies are targeting criminals and those negatively affecting their communities, new data analyzed by the New York Times suggests a large majority have only committed minor crimes.
Around 70 detainees at a privately-run immigration holding prison in Tacoma, Washington have refused meals, reigniting a hunger strike that hundreds of inmates participated in earlier this month, Reuters reported.
A United States border agent kidnapped and assaulted a woman, her daughter, and another girl late Wednesday as the three undocumented Honduran immigrants attempted to surrender, authorities say. The agent then committed suicide early Thursday morning.