January 3, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced a new rule Wednesday which will make easier for undocumented immigrants to become citizens if they have an immediate relative who is an American citizen. Under existing law, immediate relatives of US citizens who have been in the US ...[read more]
June 15, 2012
by Max Slater
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a directive on Friday saying that it will stop deporting many illegal immigrants under the age of 30 who were brought to the US as children. In the memorandum, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano declared that the DHS would exercise what it termed " ...[read more]
May 1, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On May 1, 2010, rallies were held across the US to protest the passage of the controversial Arizona immigration law, SB 1070, which would require law enforcement to question anyone whose immigration status appears reasonably suspect. The law would also grant enhanced powers of interrogation and ...[read more]
October 6, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On October 6, 2010, US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton announced that the US government has deported a record number of illegal immigrants in 2010. About half of the more than 390,000 illegal ...[read more]
August 13, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On August 13, 2010, US President Barack Obama signed legislation designed to increase security along the US-Mexico border. HR 6080 allocated an additional $600 million toward hiring 1,000 new Border Patrol agents and 200 special agents, building two new border control stations and buying more ...[read more]
July 2, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On July 2, 2007, Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano signed legislation requiring employers to verify that employees are in the US legally. In what Napolitano called "the most aggressive action in the country against employers who knowingly or intentionally hire undocumented workers," employers who ...[read more]
July 1, 2011
by Julia Zebley
US Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) Janet Napolitano on Friday criticized other nations for not advancing and embracing new technology, thus leaving themselves open to attacks from cyber-criminals. At an international security conference in Vienna, Napolitano called for an international legal ...[read more]
October 7, 2010
by Andrea Bottorff
US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton announced Wednesday that the US government has deported a record number of illegal immigrants during 2010. About half of the more than 390,000 illegal ...[read more]
April 3, 2010
by Bhargav Katikaneni
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Friday announced changes to airport security rules, moving toward a screening system based on intelligence information. DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano said the new system will apply to all air carriers with international flights to the US, and is ...[read more]
January 22, 2010
by Jonathan Cohen
US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano said Friday that Haitians who arrived illegally after last week's earthquake would be sent back to Haiti. Napolitano told a news conference that Haitians should not view the earthquake as an open opportunity to migrate to the US, but should rema... ...[read more]

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