The Department of Homeland Security notified 21 states Friday that Russian hackers attempted unsuccessfully to interfere with their voting systems in the 2016 election.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a lawsuit on behalf of the state that would attempt to block any projects related to President Donald Trump’s promised border wall between the U.S. and Mexico by deeming them unconstitutional.
The Trump administration is moving ahead with constructing designs for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
An environmental group challenging the construction of President Donald Trump’s border wall and prototype projects in San Diego expanded its lawsuit challenging the Homeland Security Department’s authority to waive environmental laws in order to move forward with the project.
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have been warning state and local authorities since early 2016 that the radical leftist movement known as “antifa” had become increasingly violent, describing its members as “anarchist extremists.”
The U.S. government has spent millions in taxpayer dollars on programs to combat violent extremism, despite zero evidence these programs have prevented the growth of terrorists in the United States, according to Congress, which criticized the FBI and Department of Homeland Security for enacting policy preventing its authorities from referencing “Islam” and “Islamic terrorism.”
The U.S. government has denied financial support to the family of a federal agent who was severely wounded in a 2011 ambush by a Mexican drug cartel at the same time it has subsidized housing expenses for the family of a hit squad member who assisted in the shootout that left another officer dead.
U.S. Homeland Security officials on Wednesday will unveil enhanced security measures for foreign flights arriving in the United States but not an immediate expansion of an in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices because they might carry bombs, sources briefed on the matter said.
The Department of Homeland Security awarded $10 million to 26 local law enforcement and community organizations nationwide through the Countering Violent Extremism Grant Program. These grants are intended to support local efforts to combat terrorism and the spread of terrorism, especially through radical Islam.