A Homeland Security Department program that works with tribal leaders to thwart illegal immigration on Indian reservations is suffering from "coordination challenges," the Government Accountability Office reports.
Computer hackers and identity thieves have taken on a new roll: agents of the Homeland Security Department.
At least, that's the claim in a recent round of malicious spam e-mails sent to thousands nation-wide. The scam purports that Homeland Security (DHS) is starting an investigation into a user's activity, and are going to suspend their computer. The easiest way to avoid the investigation? Pay a small fine.
Multiple government agencies are inspecting the same lab sites that work with hazardous materials like anthrax, an unnecessary overlap that wastes the government money as it faces budget cuts brought about by sequestration, a federal watchdog warns.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal immigration agents were prepared to arrest an illegal immigrant and registered sex offender days before the November elections but were ordered by Washington to hold off after officials warned of "significant interest" from Congress and news organizations because the suspect was a volunteer intern for Sen. Robert Menendez, according to internal agency documents provided to Congress.
Homeland Security Department "fusion centers" designed to improve the analysis of terrorism intelligence have largely failed in their mission and in some instances have violated Americans' civil liberties, according to a bipartisan Senate investigation that accused the Obama administration of hiding the problems from Congress.