(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security took steps on Wednesday to codify the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program into regulatory policy -- even as a court case threatens to upend the ability of migrants who were brought illegally into the U.S.... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Democratic chairs of the House Homeland Security and House Oversight committees on Tuesday threatened the Department of Homeland Security inspector general with a subpoena, accusing him of delaying responding to the committee's request for answers regarding missing Secret Service text messages... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Career staff at the government's watchdog for the Department of Homeland Security prepared a notice to Congress earlier this year about their difficulty obtaining Secret Service text messages connected to Jan. 6, but it was never included as part of the watchdog's... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security will review electronic retention policies, according to a memo obtained by ABC News Thursday, and will halt wiping political appointees' phones until the review is complete. The policy comes in the wake of a retention policy that caused... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general has turned the inquiry into the Secret Service deleted text messages into a criminal investigation, three sources familiar with the situation confirmed to ABC News Thursday. The inspector general sent a letter to the Secret Service... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security inspector general met with members of the Jan. 6 committee behind closed doors on Friday amid revelations about deleted Secret Service texts from the day before and the day of the attack on the U.S. Capitol. The meeting comes... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Attending the World Cup in November? The Department of Homeland Security will be on hand to help make sure the soccer tournament is safe and secure, according to a senior department official. "We are committed to working closely with Qatar to make sure the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security expects violence could occur "for weeks" from domestic violent extremists following the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, according to a bulletin obtained exclusively by ABC News. "We expect violence could occur for weeks following the release, particularly... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After extremists praised last month's school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, and called for at least one copycat attack, the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday warned of a "heightened" threat environment. Law enforcement uses the term "domestic violent extremist" to label those from... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday it was pausing its short-lived Disinformation Governance Board pending a review of the larger strategy behind it. The person tapped to lead the group, former Wilson Center fellow Nina Jankowicz, said she had resigned as... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Officials from the Department of Homeland Security warned that domestic violent extremists have been infiltrating the national abortion debate "to incite violence amongst their supporters," a senior DHS official told state and local partners on a phone call Monday afternoon, according to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has spent much of this week defending the department's newly established Disinformation Governance Board in response to Republican lawmakers' concerns about partisan influence in federal law enforcement. The board, according to DHS, was actually created to address privacy... Read More.