A coalition of House members sent a letter to Secretary of State Jeh Johnson on Friday regarding the member’s concerns over ISIS expansion in Libya.
House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-TX), House Homeland Security Committee... Read More »
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) released a statement on Wednesday regarding Canada’s plan to bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of February.
At a hearing entitled “Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and... Read More »
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson released a statement this week on the number of apprehensions of individuals seeking to enter the country illegally along the southwestern border of the United States.
“In January 2016, overall apprehensions on our southwest border – an indicator of... Read More »
Republican house leaders sent a letter on Friday to President Obama regarding the administration’s unilateral changes to the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel and Prevention Act of 2015.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob... Read More »
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Monday released the Entry/Exit Overstay Report for Fiscal Year 2015.
The report provides data as to whether a person has overstayed, as well as their country of origin, if they were lawfully admitted or are in the U.S. temporarily. The report... Read More »
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said recently that illegal traffic across the southwestern border of the United States has decreased since 2014 and that the capability of government and law enforcement agencies has only increased.
“We are continuing to enhance our border security... Read More »
In the wake of an alarming report released this week by the Office of the Inspector General, lawmakers are calling for changes to the way that marriage visas function in the United States.
The report was released after investigators found that known human traffickers utilized work and fiancée... Read More »
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson released a statement on Friday regarding the implementation of the REAL ID Act’s final phase and what it means for certain states going forward.
Passed in 2005, the REAL ID Act enacted the 9/11 Commission’s recommendation that the government set... Read More »
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) released a statement on Friday regarding the arrest of two Iraqi refugees on terrorism-related charges.
“While I commend the FBI for their hard work, these arrests heighten my concern that our refugee program is susceptible to... Read More »
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its end of fiscal year (FY) statistics, detailing its effort to curb the stay of Duality convicted criminals and threats to public, border and national security.
FY 2015 saw 406,595 apprehensions and 462,463 removals and returns conducted. The... Read More »