Trump’s Pick for DHS Secretary
Warned About Iranian Infiltration of South America

Donald Trump and John Kelly

President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head the Department of Homeland Security has been warning for some time about Iranian influence along America’s southern border and in South America in another sign that the incoming administration is seeking to tackle the Islamic Republic’s terrorist footprint from its first days in office.

Trump Assembling Team of Fierce Iran Deal Opponents

Donald Trump

President-elect Donald Trump has been assembling a national security team stacked with fierce opponents of last year’s comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran, signaling what is expected to be a major departure from the Obama administration’s final bid to preserve the deal before leaving office, according to multiple sources familiar with Trump’s transition plans.

Reported Selection of James Mattis for Defense Secretary Wins Praise

James Mattis

President-elect Donald Trump’s reported selection of Gen. James Mattis as the next secretary of defense is sending shockwaves through the defense community, where insiders are praising the retired Marine Corps general as a plain spoken realist who has the leadership ability to rebuild America’s military, according to conversations with multiple sources.

Overwhelmed Border Patrol Agents Stuck Serving Burritos to Illegal Immigrants

border patrol

Border Patrol agents are reporting being overwhelmed by a massive uptick in the illegal immigration of unaccompanied foreign children, leaving some members of the patrol force stuck serving food to kids and ordering various supplies such as baby wipes, according to Mark Morgan, chief of the U.S. Border Patrol, which operates under the Department of Homeland Security.

Department of Homeland Security Overwhelmed by Green Card Catastrophe

AP

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) bureau has issued thousands of duplicate green cards to immigrants, including many that include incorrect information and allow these individuals to overstay in the United States, according to a new government oversight report warning that the Department of Homeland Security is incapable of tracking immigrants who may post a security risk to the United States.