BY: QUINN OWEN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Monday defended the Biden administration's handling of unaccompanied migrant children at the border against growing criticism, saying he hopes to give families separated under President Donald Trump the option to... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security on Thursday announced that communities receiving State Homeland Security Program and Urban Area Security Initiative grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be required to spend at least... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security has announced it seized 10 million counterfeit 3M N95 masks, including some possibly headed for hospitals for use by frontline health care workers.New DHS Secretary Ali Mayorkas announced the... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(TAMPA, Fla.) -- The acting deputy DHS secretary said that the department is "closely monitoring" domestic violent extremist threats ahead of the Super Bowl but said there have no credible threats so far."At this... Read More.
By MIKE LEVINE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Using a federal system designed to warn all Americans about terrorist threats to the U.S. homeland, the Department of Homeland Security has issued a warning that anger "fueled by false narratives," especially unfounded claims... Read More.
By ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- With President Donald Trump set to leave the White House Wednesday, the fired ex-director of the Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity agency expressed concern for the lasting impacts of the disinformation spread by the outgoing president... Read More.
By LUKE BARR and ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As social media companies mount an unprecedented crackdown in the wake of last week’s attack on the U.S. Capitol -- deleting the accounts and posts of users they say are pushing... Read More.
BY: JOSH MARGOLIN AND LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — In the months leading up to Wednesday's deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, the Trump administration gutted a key federal agency responsible for funneling intelligence and threat assessments to law enforcement partners across... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A former senior Department of Homeland Security intelligence official who accused agency leaders of downplaying the threat of Russian election interference and white supremacist groups, appeared on Capitol Hill Friday to testify to lawmakers... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Democrats on Tuesday asked the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security for intelligence on QAnon as backers of the fringe conspiracy group are set to join Congress in January.Minority Leader... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A lawyer for President Donald Trump's campaign has attacked the former top cyber official at DHS, after he spoke out against the president's claims that the election was fraudulent.Joe diGenova said that... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The leader of the top cybersecurity agency inside the Department of Homeland Security, who has repeatedly rebuked claims made by President Donald Trump and his campaign about widespread voter fraud, has now been fired,... Read More.