All posts tagged "Homeland Security"
Homeland Security head tours border as wall plan takes shape
Fences already cover about 700 miles of the border
- Posted February 10, 2017
Homeland Security Pick Cites Securing Border as Top Priority
By Alicia A. Caldwell WASHINGTON, D.C. — Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security says closing the border to the “illegal movement of people and things” will be his top priority if confirmed. Retired...
- Posted January 10, 2017
US Senators: Russia Should Be Sanctioned for Election Hacks
WASHINGTON – U.S. senators visiting eastern European allies to discuss security issues called for sanctions against Russia for interfering in the presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. Their demands came amid ongoing discussions...
- Posted December 29, 2016
Federal Authorities Seize 910 Pounds of Cocaine
Narcotic Seizures Have Increased 93%
- Posted February 27, 2016
Homeland Security Grants $8.6 Million for Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is providing over $8.6 million to Puerto Rico under two grant programs intended to help states and territories prevent and respond...
- Posted February 20, 2016
Cocaine Seized from Passenger Arriving on Jewel of the Seas
SAN JUAN — Field Operations Officers from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized Sunday 11 Kilograms (24 pounds) of cocaine in Royal Caribbean’s Jewel of the Seas. The contraband was found by CBP officers during a cabin...
- Posted January 25, 2016
US Announces Plan for new Visa Rules for some Europeans
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration tightened restrictions on European and other travelers who have visited Iran, Iraq, Syria or Sudan in the last five years, even as it said the new rules may not apply to those...
- Posted January 21, 2016
Old Driver’s License? You can Still Fly for 2 More Years
NEW YORK – Fliers who don’t have the latest driver’s licenses will have a two-year reprieve before their IDs are rejected at airport security checkpoints. Many travelers had been worried that the Transportation Security Administration would penalize...
- Posted January 8, 2016
Government to Comply with Real ID Act Within 1st Quarter of 2016
SAN JUAN – Even though the federal government has extended the period for Puerto Rico to comply with the regulations of the REAL ID Act until Oct. 10, on Thursday the secretary of the Transportation & Public...
- Posted January 7, 2016