Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf testified to the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Thursday, where he defended the deployment of federal agents to Portland. The DHS sent federal law enforcement to the Democrat led city last month to quell violent protests and protect federal property.
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The House Intelligence Committee is launching an investigation into the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and their response to protests nationwide.
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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it will no longer be accepting new DACA, applications. In a memorandum released on Tuesday, the DHS also said it would reduce renewal intervals for current DACA migrants from two years to just one and noted that it would perform a comprehensive review of the program.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is wrapping-up its mission in Seattle amid an ongoing probe into riots. On Tuesday, Washington State officials said federal agents from the Border Patrol Tactical Unit are leaving Seattle as tensions gradually fade.
Top House Democrats are looking into allegedly false statements made by Homeland Security officials regarding their ban on Trusted Traveler Programs (TTP) in New York. The chairs of the Homeland Security Committee, Reps. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) and Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.), launched the investigation on Saturday.
New Yorkers will, once again, be able to enroll in federal travel programs. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a statement Thursday announcing the restrictions on programs like Global Entry and Nexus would be lifted.
A group of Democrat mayors have called on the Trump administration to stop deployments of DHS agents to their cities. On Wednesday, 14 mayors sent a letter to acting DHS Chief Chad Wolf and Attorney General William Barr to express their concerns about the crackdown by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany defended federal intervention in Portland, Oregon amid ongoing violent protests. During the press briefing Tuesday, she said President Trump will not give violence a pass and local authorities are not doing enough to stop it themselves.