BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection won’t restore hours of operation to pre-pandemic levels at some ports of entry in North Dakota, despite pressure from Gov. Doug Burgum.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal guidance prioritizing the deportation of people in the country illegally who pose the greatest public safety risk can be implemented, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
BOSTON (AP) — Congressional leaders in New England are calling for a federal investigation into the low rate of approvals by the region's asylum office.
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, and seven other Democratic lawmakers from Massachusetts and Maine issued a letter Thursday seeking a formal review of the U.S.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) — A federal official overseeing homeland security investigations in Michigan and Ohio has been suspended after agents searched his Detroit-area home, a lawyer said.
Authorities haven't disclosed the reason for the search, which occurred last Friday at Vance Callender's home in Royal Oak.
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday that it has begun expelling Venezuelan migrants to Colombia without a chance to seek asylum after entering the United States from Mexico, its latest use of pandemic-related authority.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Harvard Law School clinic has sued federal immigration officials for failing to release records about the use of solitary confinement in immigration detention facilities.
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts' two U.S. senators are calling for a review of conditions at the Plymouth County jail for federal immigration detainees.
Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey said this week that they've heard from the families of detainees and their attorneys and advocates about poor treatment and care at the jail.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum is set to travel to the southern border to visit North Dakota National Guard troops.
The Bismarck Tribune reported Wednesday that Burgum will travel to Texas next week to visit with soldiers from the Bismarck-based 957th Engineer Company.
BOSTON (AP) — A civil rights group filed a federal complaint Monday on behalf of a Haitian American group in Boston over the treatment of nearly 50 Haitians who recently arrived in Massachusetts as part of a wave of migrants from the struggling Caribbean nation.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota will help settle dozens of Afghan refugees who will begin arriving later this month.
The state Department of Human Services said Friday it has been notified by the U.S.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's congressional delegation is pressing the Biden administration to reopen the U.S.-Canada border to vaccinated Canadians, saying businesses in the state are hurting from a ban on nonessential travel.
DENVER (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday its agents are joining a criminal investigation into an alleged security breach of a rural Colorado county's voting equipment.
The agents are working with Mesa County prosecutors to determine if there was a criminal violation, FBI spokeswoman Courtney Bernal said in a statement.
MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities are warning organizers planning to launch a flotilla next week from South Florida to waters near Cuba that they could risk breaking the law.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said in an advisory Thursday that boaters intending to enter Cuban territorial waters must get permission from the U.S.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two stolen hand-carved religious artifacts, sandstone lintels dating back to the 9th and 10th centuries, were returned to the Thai government on Tuesday in a ceremony more than 50 years overdue.
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Several immigrants’ rights groups filed a complaint against those running a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Mississippi, saying it’s experiencing the largest COVID-19 outbreak at any ICE facility in the country because safety policies aren’t being followed.
HUNTINGTON — Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial is asking City Council to approve a memorandum of understanding allowing officers to be reimbursed for drug trafficking investigations with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them live and work in the United States...
DHS chief offers condolences, highlights response
CAIRO (AP) — An Eritrean national who was denied asylum in the United States and was being sent back to his homeland has died in an apparent suicide in a holding area at Cairo International Airport, airport officials said on Saturday...
Polk County has been selected to receive $19,801 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county under Phase 35.
According to Troy Bolt, local board chair, Polk County has been awarded these federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A "zero-tolerance" policy toward people who enter the United States illegally may cause families to be separated while parents are prosecuted, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has failed so far to find any evidence of foreign hackers attacking American voting systems ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, a top DHS official said Tuesday.
Washington and London on Monday jointly accused the Russian government of maliciously targeting global internet equipment for political and economic espionage...
The Cameron County Sheriff’s Office assisted the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in the arrest of three individuals in the Brownsville Country Club area.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Five Native American tribes that own an Oklahoma site where the U.S. Department of Homeland Security intends to conduct bioterrorism drills next year now oppose the government's plan, saying the agency didn't inform them about chemicals it plans to release on grounds the tribes consider sacred because more than 100 children are buried there...
The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The capital of the United Arab Emirates became the first city to be exempt from a U.S. ban on laptop computers being in the cabins of airplanes coming from the Mideast, the country's flag carrier said Sunday...
BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks on a proposed U.S. ban on laptops and tablets in flights from Europe ended Wednesday with no ban — and a promise of more talks and better intelligence sharing...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. immigration agents waste their time logging in and out of archaic computer systems while trying to track down foreigners suspected of overstaying their visas only to find out later that many visa holders have left the country, said a government watchdog report released Thursday...
John Schaefer’s Peyton Wright Gallery, where pieces of Spanish Colonial art are listed for tens of thousands of dollars, recently came across an artifact that’s priceless to many.
Schaefer’s gallery handed the statue over to the U.S.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has stopped issuing a weekly report scrutinizing local jurisdictions that have declined to help federal agents identify undocumented immigrants held in county jails after a few cities and counties decried the reports as flawed.
Federal agents have seized two laptop computers from the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and intend to search them for evidence showing that the former chief of what was once an elite state urban search-and-rescue team, along with another worker, completed an online training program for several response team members so they could achieve federal certification, a U.S.
Ramon De La Cruz, Jr., the former investigator with the Rio Grande City Police Department, pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to distribute more than 2,000 lbs. of marijuana during a re-arraignment hearing on Tuesday, according to court documents.
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest developments related to the U.S. government move to bar passengers in eight Muslim-majority countries from bringing laptops and other electronics onboard direct flights to the United States (all times local):...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and others who entered the U...
Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño Jr. traveled to Washington D.C. earlier this week to share his thoughts on border security.
Treviño called the wall a “14th century solution to address a 21st century problem” at the U.S.