The government has had ample time to figure out how to provide standard visa services in the face of COVID-19, but it’s come up short.
Department of Homeland Security
Offending the powerful can be dangerous in an increasingly authoritarian world.
The U.S. is still facing a worker shortage. Why keep willing workers away from jobs?
A Knoxville Woman Called 911. Instead of Getting Help, She Was Arrested and Placed in Immigration Detention for Months.
Knox County's program authorizing such enforcement activities may have been instituted illegally.
The DHS Agent Who Tried To Kill Kevin Byrd Can't Be Sued—Because He Works for the Federal Government
It's almost impossible to hold federal officers to account.
History is repeating itself in ways that we, and our kids, will live to regret.
Twenty years after 9/11, weaponry and surveillance gear originally developed for the military have become commonplace in police departments around the country.
The consolidation of numerous unrelated government agencies within a single department has led to decades of waste, mismanagement, and terrible abuses of authority.
This Navy Veteran Was Deported Over a One-Time Marijuana Offense. After Nearly a Decade in Exile, He's Back in the U.S.
Howard Bailey spent years serving his country, supporting his family, and running two small businesses. Then he got kicked out of the country.
The new advisory “is not based on any actual threats or plots” but is purely a response to a “rise in anti-government rhetoric.”
Migrants from over 160 countries have arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months.
More than half of Americans don’t have these new licenses. Airports are supposed to start checking them by October.
Federal Suit Seeks Damages for Men Illegally Recorded at Florida Massage Parlors, Falsely Smeared as Sex Traffickers
Two women still face felony charges, though the cases against all male defendants were dropped.
Adopting "counterinsurgency" tactics for use against wide swaths of Americans can only make the situation worse.
The federal government should prosecute those people who committed acts of vandalism or violence. However, we should be leery about giving the feds additional powers.
Our Post-9/11 Response Deprived Us of Liberty and Didn't Stop Terrorism. Let's Not Venerate or Expand It.
We don’t need new tools or agencies to track alleged domestic terrorists.
Now do qualified immunity.
Charges against Kraft were (rightfully) dismissed. The women he patronized now have criminal records.
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Court OKs Deportation of Hundreds of Thousands of Immigrants, Another Says Homeland Security's Head Might Have No Legal Authority
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Even the Acting Secretary might not actually be an Acting Secretary.
President Trump sent federal agents to squash protests, but the situation has continuously escalated.
Government agents brutalizing people are in the wrong, whether or not we sympathize with those on the receiving end.
A president from a party supposedly committed to restraining the federal government is now sending enforcers to cities over local objections.
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American Airlines Reportedly Accused a Black Social Worker of Kidnapping the White Child In Her Care. Now She's Suing.
Never mind the court order showing the child as a dependent in her care.
The Department of Homeland Security announced in court that it would pull the contentious directive.
Homeland Security Acting Like 'An Occupying Army' Says Sen. Wyden, After Federal Agents Shoot Peaceful Portland Protester
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In "Operation Asian Touch," federal agents coerced suspected human-trafficking victims into sex acts. Local cops seized money and threw them in jail.
40 Privacy Groups Ask Federal Oversight Agency To Push for Suspension of Federal Facial Recognition Technology
40 privacy advocacy groups send open letter to agency
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Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless searches are reduced when entering the country, but they’re not completely erased.
Keeping America safe!
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Confidential DHS Report Found ICE Kept 'Alarming' Number of Mentally Ill Detainees in Solitary Confinement
A previously confidential DHS report found "inhumane" use of solitary confinement against mentally ill detainees at an ICE detention center.
Longstanding discipline problems at DHS provide a glimpse of what fans of bigger government on the right and left would inflict on us.
It took the TSA multiple weeks to complete its review and conclude that Coke bottles are not a tool of terrorism.
"It could create concern that it’s the real thing," officials say.
Authorities questioned Ismael Ajjawi for eight hours at Logan Airport. Then they revoked his student visa.