(WASHINGTON) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas defended the Biden administration's handling of a variety of immigration issues at a Senate hearing Thursday where the characterization of conditions at the border split largely along party lines. Mayorkas repeatedly touted the progress made in reducing the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government is delaying the deadline for the REAL ID enforcement for a second time. Every domestic air traveler 18 and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or identification card, state-issued enhanced driver's license or another TSA-acceptable form of identification... Read More.
By QUINN OWEN and LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas appeared before lawmakers for the first time as secretary on Wednesday, amid the humanitarian crisis at the southern border.A record increase in crossing attempts... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security announced that the agency has seized 169,000 counterfeit sports memorabilia, totaling $44 million dollars ahead of Super Bowl LV.Agents from DHS' Homeland Security Investigations, are responsible for... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Senate voted 56-43 to confirm Alejandro Mayorkas, President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Department of Homeland Security.Mayorkas, a former federal prosecutor and deputy DHS secretary, faces an increasing challenge... Read More.
By QUINN OWEN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers evaluated Alejandro Mayorkas to lead the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday and grilled the hopeful future secretary on a range of issues focused on immigration enforcement and his time at the highest... Read More.
By LUKE BARR and QUINN OWEN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf is set for a confirmation hearing on Wednesday in front of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, and if he is confirmed, he'll be the first... Read More.
BY: ADAM KELSEY, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- After bursts of deadly violence erupted amid racial justice protests in Oregon and Wisconsin this past week, the acting chief of the Department of Homeland Security said Sunday that state and local leaders... Read More.
By JACK DATE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf and acting DHS Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli were named to their current roles in violation of the Vacancies Reform Act, according to a finding by the Government Accountability Office.
By QUINN OWEN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf continued to defend his agency's response to the recent Portland, Oregon, protests, when he appeared before a Senate panel on Thursday. He also blamed local officials for not... Read More.