Chertoff, Gustav head to New Orleans

Chertoff, Gustav head to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff is going to New Orleans as Hurricane Gustav churns into the Gulf of Mexico, Chertoff's spokeswoman says.

Groups sue to stop Texas border fence

HOUSTON, May 16 (UPI) -- Nineteen Texas border communities Friday asked a federal court to halt construction of 70 miles of border fencing, court documents show.

DHS int'l office chief quits suddenly

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The official responsible for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's relationships with foreign countries has unexpectedly quit.

Analysis: States fall into line on REAL ID

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- All but six states have complied with federal requirements to seek an extension of the deadline they face for implementing more secure driver licenses for U.S. citizens or legal residents only under the REAL ID Act.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

McCaskill rallying colleagues vs. Myers

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- A Democratic senator is rallying opposition to the confirmation of Julie Myers to head U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

'Offensive' costume at government party

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is investigating an immigration official's Halloween party, where a man was dressed in blackface and prison garb.

Judge blocks illegal immigration plan

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- A federal judge in San Francisco has placed a temporary block on a U.S. government plan to target employers that hire illegal immigrant workers.
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