Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler says 300 more suspected noncitizens have been found on the state's voter rolls.They were among more than 3,900 people who received letters in August questioning their citizenship.Gessler's office previously said another 141 people who received letters appeared to be noncitizens, based on a federal immigration database, The Associated Press reports.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed Freedom of Information Act requests with five agencies for any documents pertaining to the use of drone aircraft in domestic airspace to determine how they are being used for surveillance in the United States, The Hill reports.
The number of migrants crossing illegally into the United States from Mexico appears to have risen some in the first half of 2012, while the number of migrants returning to Mexico decreased, a report by U.S. and Mexican researchers said Tuesday.It was the first time the net outflow of migrants from Mexico has increased since the 2007 economic slump caused a sharp drop in both migration and the amount of money sent home by Mexicans working in the U.S. as migrants found it harder to find work north of the border, The Associated Press reports.
A former CIA officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to leaking the identity of one of the agency's covert operatives to a reporter and will be sentenced to more than two years in prison.As part of a plea deal, prosecutors dropped charges for John Kiriakou, 48, that had been filed under the World War I-era Espionage Act. They also dropped a count of making false statements, The Associated Press reports.
A paid informant for the New York Police Department's intelligence unit was under orders to "bait" Muslims into saying inflammatory things as he lived a double life, snapping pictures inside mosques and collecting the names of innocent people attending study groups on Islam, he told The Associated Press.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is removing backscatter scanners from large airports after concerns about privacy, and are replacing them with wave scanners, Homeland Security News Wire reports.