Department of Homeland Security




Trump admin. to stop accepting new DACA applications

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.



Democrat lawmakers probe DHS for alleged false claims

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.



Democrat mayors call to cancel DHS deployments to their cities

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).