A coalition of Democratic senators recently wrote a public letter to Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, concerning the diversion of funds from key agency priorities to pay for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall.
The group includes Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Brian Schatz... Read More »
Raytheon Company recently began work on enhancements to the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System that will make the system more capable and improve its combat readiness.
The contract was issued by U.S. Army Contract Command, and was funded by the 13 nations that rely on the system for their... Read More »
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) appointed Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) to the U.S.-Mexico Interparliamentary Group (IPG) for the 115th Congress last week.
IPG is tasked with fostering dialogue between members of the United States’ and Mexican legislative bodies on issues of bilateral... Read More »
Representatives of the United States’ main border protection organization were resolute on Thursday in a call to Congress not just for information, but for modernized equipment and continued cooperation with southern neighbors against drug cartels.
These concerns were laid plain at a meeting... Read More »
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized more than $1.6 million worth of methamphetamine and marijuana in two separate incidents.
On Feb. 3, officers assigned to the World Trade Bridge referred a 2015 Freightliner M2 truck for a more thorough secondary inspection. After... Read More »
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations unit, along with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Saint Clair County Sheriff’s Office, and the U.S. Coast Guard recently launched a new security initiative called the Port Huron Border Enforcement Security Task... Read More »
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) named Denise E. Zheng as the new director of CSIS’ technology policy program last week.
In her new role, Zheng will work on cyber and international security initiatives and expand into new research areas in emerging technologies... Read More »
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents stationed at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge recently intercepted a large shipment of alleged methamphetamine, street valued at more than $3.7 million.
On Feb. 7, a 21-year old female U.S. citizen attempted to enter the country... Read More »
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) recently awarded a contract to Leidos, a global science and technology company, to support the agency’s cooperative biological engagement program (CBEP), cooperative threat reduction program (CTR), and scientific and technical engagement partnership... Read More »
Border Patrol agents stationed in southern New Mexico recently stopped two human smuggling attempts during separate incidents.
Late on Feb. 3, Border Patrol agents observed several individuals use a ladder to climb over a border fence near Sunland Park, New Mexico, entering the country... Read More »
Raytheon Company and Utilidata recently entered into a strategic partnership to help power utilities protect, defend, and respond to a variety of cyber threats.
"With this alliance, Raytheon will expand our presence in the critical infrastructure market by delivering next-generation,... Read More »
A coalition of Democratic members of Congress requested last week via letter to President Trump that any investigation into voter fraud include an examination of voter suppression and disenfranchisement.
“As an initial matter, claims of widespread voter fraud in the 2016 presidential election... Read More »
A representative of emergency first responders called on Congress Tuesday to extend an exemption from President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on sanctuary cities so that firefighters and other critical emergency service providers in those jurisdictions can continue accepting federal... Read More »
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) recently publicly urged FBI Director James Comey via letter to investigate a series of threats made against 13 Jewish Community Centers across the United States.
“On Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at least 13 Jewish Community Centers across the country were... Read More »
In response to a recent report by the House Homeland Security Committee on employee screening deficiencies at America’s airports, Smiths Detection, Inc. (SDI) issued a response to the report’s recommendations and announced a first-of-its-kind pilot project for employee screening at the Miami... Read More »