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Cybersecurity experts gather for CMD seminar

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A special seminar is scheduled this month to examine the benefits of a continuous diagnostics and mitigation program to reduce cybersecurity risks.

Napolitano: Immigration 'No. 1' priority

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- Immigration is the top legislative priority for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security this year, Secretary Janet Napolitano said Monday.

Florida pastor partly 'creation of media'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Sunday the Florida pastor who threatened to burn Korans was "in part a creation of the media."
Brown: Katrina facts given without context

Brown: Katrina facts given without context

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Information U.S. officials provided about its Hurricane Katrina response didn't give the whole story, the ex-chief of the emergency management team said.

U.S. develops Mexican border crime plans

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The United States has developed plans for a law enforcement "surge" to deal with Mexican drug violence if it spreads across the border, offficials say.

Officials fine tune inauguration security

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Local, state and U.S. officials huddled Tuesday, fine tuning plans to make sure Barack Obama's presidential inauguration goes off without a hitch.
Illegal immigrants cleaned Chertoffs' home

Illegal immigrants cleaned Chertoffs' home

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A housekeeping company used by U.S. Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff used illegal aliens to clean Chertoff's home, records indicate.
Chertoff: Don't divide Homeland Security

Chertoff: Don't divide Homeland Security

ELIZABETH, N.J., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff said Thursday at New Jersey's Kean University his department should not be divided into smaller parts.
Chertoff cites Mumbai for tighter security

Chertoff cites Mumbai for tighter security

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The terrorist attack on Mumbai, India, shows the need for the United States to beef up its coastal protection, Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff said.

Chertoff warns of political pressures

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff warned his successor, Janet Napolitano, that she will have to fight off special interests in her new post.

Texas governor wants better inmate screen

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has demanded the federal government improve screening of jail inmates to prevent those in the country illegally from being freed.

Chertoff says 16,000 on watch list

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said Wednesday there are 16,000 names on the national watch lists, not hundreds of thousands.

Deadline to scan all cargo won't be met

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The Homeland Security Department says too many obstacles remain to meet a 2012 deadline to scan contents of all cargo containers entering U.S. ports.
Houston not happy with FEMA response

Houston not happy with FEMA response

HOUSTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Houston officials are critical of the Federal Emergency Management Agency about delays in getting emergency relief supplies to Hurricane Ike victims.

Bush to visit hurricane zone Tuesday

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. President Bush says Hurricane Ike search-and-rescue operations are a top priority and he will go to storm-ravaged Texas Tuesday.

Bush declares Texas disaster zone

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush Saturday declared 29 Texas counties disaster areas and was preparing to inspect damage cause by Hurricane Ike.

Chertoff warns against complacency

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, on the eve of the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Wednesday warned against complacency.

Chertoff names new senior DHS official

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. Homeland Security Department announced the appointment of a new principal deputy undersecretary for the Office of Intelligence and Analysis.
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.

Submersible bust yields 6 tons of cocaine

MEXICO CITY, July 19 (UPI) -- U.S. officials say information they provided to the Mexican Navy led to the seizure of a cocaine-laden submarine off the country's southwestern coast.

Haave to take international affairs job

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. Homeland Security Department has named a 25-year national security veteran as the new assistant secretary for international affairs.

Chertoff upset by suspect's release

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff expressed anger Wednesday that a Mexican judge released a suspect in the death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent.

Commentary: Oversight overkill

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- The Department of Homeland Security reports to no fewer than 86 congressional committees that have required top officials to testify 761 times, provide 7,800 written reports and answer 13,000 questions. DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff believes America’s defenses against another Sept. 11 attack, on a scale of 1 to 10, are now a 7.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Bulgaria moves closer to visa-free travel

WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) -- The continued improvement of airport security in Bulgaria has resulted in the first steps toward enlisting the country in visa-free travel to the United States.

Wis. flood zone declared disaster area

MILWAUKEE, June 15 (UPI) -- President George Bush has declared five Wisconsin counties struck by flooding federal disaster areas, the White House announced.
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