The Department of Homeland Security remains unable to accurately report the number of aliens who illegally overstay their visas into the country more than 12 years after the agency was ordered to employ a tracking system to monitor these individuals, according to a new government oversight report that is highly critical of the department’s efforts.
A senior Department of Homeland Security official was unable to tell Congress the number of Syrian refugees who have entered the United States in the last year, nor the number of Americans who have travelled to Syria and returned, according to testimony on Capitol Hill that angered many lawmakers and raises serious concerns.
A senior Department of Homeland Security official said on Wednesday that “some” of the terrorist attackers who killed 130 people in Paris would have been prevented from entering the United States, leaving open the possibility that others might have been able to bypass current screening measures.
The Department of Homeland Security’s top official is slated to hold a press conference Monday at a controversial Muslim center that was reportedly raided by federal agents as part of an investigation into a terror organization.
At least 72 employees at the Department of Homeland Security are listed on the U.S. terrorist watch list, according to a Democratic lawmaker.
The Department of Homeland Security is running hundreds of sensitive and top secret databases without the proper authorization, leaving the agency unsure if it can “protect sensitive information” from cyber attacks.
The Department of Homeland Security has “major management and performance challenges” with border security, transportation security, and cybersecurity, according to a new audit.
The Department of Homeland Security dished out nearly $2 million in paychecks last year to employees placed on “paid administrative leave” for purposes ranging from misconduct charges to security clearance problems, Judicial Watch reports.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is probing allegations that a supervisor during work time tried to recruit fellow employees to attend private sex parties at his home.