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Lawmakers ask Biden administration to terminate ICE contracts, saying immigrants faced 'retaliation after reporting sexual assault'

In this May 26, 2010 file photo, men sit in the sun in the health ward at the Otay Mesa immigration detention center in San Diego. AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File Lawmakers say three facilities in California should no longer be used to detain immigrants. Two of the facilities are run by for-profit prison companies: CoreCivic and The GEO Group.on Detainees have reported abuse and retaliation at the detention centers. Two dozen Democrats have signed on to a letter urging the Biden administration...
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DHS Secretary Mayorkas tests positive for COVID-19

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is fully vaccinated but tested positive for COVID-19 Tuesday morning. DHS says his symptoms are mild.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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US Homeland Security Secretary Tests Positive for COVID

The Department of Homeland Security says Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has tested positive for COVID-19.
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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tests Positive for COVID-19 - Media

(Reuters) - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, who is vaccinated, tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday morning, U.S. media...
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Homeland Security secretary tests positive for Covid-19

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, who is vaccinated, tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday morning, according to department spokesperson Marsha Espinosa.
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Harris-Biden Administration’s Assault On The Bill Of Rights Betrays U.S. Constitution

Opinion In our multi-series treatise on treason, it is possible that some readers may view these articles as discrete vignettes or snapshots on the topic of treason. That would be wrong. It is our intention readers see each article as connected to the one before it; each article progressing sequentially to produce a unified whole. And if they are willing to do this to our country you can bet your RKBA’s is in the crosshairs. Treason ~ iStock-Sergei-Q New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- “I can forg...
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Biden said being a cop is 'one hell of a lot harder than it's ever been' in speech honoring fallen officers

President Joe Biden stands during the US National Anthem at the 40th Annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on the West Front of the US Capitol Building on October 16, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images President Joe Biden on Saturday said being a police officer is "harder than it has ever been." Biden spoke at an event to honor police officers who died in the line of duty in 2019 and 2020. He said the public "doesn't fully understand what we expect of our law e...
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The US is reopening its land borders with Canada and Mexico to fully vaccinated people next month

A sign saying that the US border is closed at the US-Canada border in Lansdowne, Ontario. LARS HAGBERG/AFP via Getty Images The US will reopen its land borders for nonessential travel to fully vaccinated people in November. The exact date of the change is unclear. The rules will be announced later Wednesday, per the AP. The routes had been closed for nonessential travel for 19 months due to the pandemic. The US is reopening its land borders for nonessential travel with Canada and Mexico to...
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The US says it's reopening its land borders with Canada and Mexico to fully vaccinated people next month

A sign saying the US border is closed at the US-Canada border in Lansdowne, Ontario. LARS HAGBERG/AFP via Getty Images The US plans to open its land borders for nonessential travel to fully vaccinated people next month. The exact date for the change is unclear. The rules will be announced later Wednesday, per the AP. The routes have been closed for nonessential travel for 19 months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The US next month plans to reopen its land borders for nonessential travel ...
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Biden administration cancels remaining Laredo, Rio Grande Valley contracts for Trump's border wall, angering Republican lawmakers

A Border Patrol vehicle near the Rio Grande in Laredo, Texas. Veronica G. Cardenas/Reuters The Biden administration on Friday canceled contracts for border wall construction in Texas. The cancelled contracts were in the Rio Grande Valley and Laredo areas. The move "isn't going to solve the Biden Border Crisis," Sen. Tom Cotton said. The Department of Homeland Security on Friday said it would cancel the remaining construction contracts for former President Donald Trump's border wall...
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US and Mexico set to negotiate updated bilateral security arrangement to address concerns on both sides

Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Attorney General Merrick Garland and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas will meet with their Mexican counterparts Friday in Mexico to discuss a new security agreement called the "US-Mexico Bicentennial Framework for Security, Public Health and Safe Communities," a senior administration official said Thursday.
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US To Tell Critical Rail, Air Companies To Report Hacks, Name Cyber Chiefs

The Transportation Security Administration will introduce new regulations that compel the most important U.S. railroad and airport operators to improve their cybersecurity procedures, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said on Wednesday. From a report: The upcoming changes will make it mandatory for "higher-risk" rail transit companies and "critical" U.S. airport and aircraft operators to do three things: name a chief cyber official, disclose hacks to the government and draft recover...
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TSA to impose cybersecurity mandates on railroad and aviation industries

The Transportation Security Administration will impose new cybersecurity mandates on the railroad and airline industries, including reporting requirements as part of a department effort to force compliance in the wake of high-profile cyberattacks on critical industries, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced Wednesday.
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'We're ready': After issues in Del Rio, Mayorkas says DHS is prepared for additional groups of Haitian migrants

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas rsaid the agency is ready to deploy personal and humanitarian aid after criticism over how migrants were treated last month.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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In new guidelines, DHS says people shouldn't be deported solely for being undocumented

Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said the department will focus on removing undocumented individuals who are a threat to national security.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Biden rule to shield ‘Dreamers’ seeks to bypass Congress

By ELLIOT SPAGAT and MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday renewed efforts to shield hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the United States as young children from deportation, the latest maneuver in a long-running drama over the policy’s legality. The administration proposed a rule that attempts to satisfy concerns of a federal judge in Houston who ruled in July that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was illegal, largely because the Obama a...
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Biden proposes DACA workaround: a rule to shield ‘Dreamers’

By ELLIOT SPAGAT The Biden administration on Monday renewed efforts to shield hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the United States as young children from deportation, proposing to do so via regulation, the latest maneuver in a long-running drama over the policy’s legality. The proposed rule attempts to satisfy concerns of a federal judge in Houston who ruled in July that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was illegal. It takes on heightened importance as prospects fo...
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he'll hire Border Patrol agents who are 'at risk' of losing their positions under Biden administration

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaking at the annual National Rifle Association (NRA) convention in May 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo Governor Abbott says he will hire Border Patrol agents who may face disciplinary action from President Joe Biden. "I will hire you to help Texas secure our border," the governor said on "Fox News Sunday." Images of agents on horseback charging Haitian migrants near the border has elicited outrage from Biden, Vice President Harris and others. See more stori...
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Haiti deportations justified because of Covid, Biden homeland secretary says

Alejandro Mayorkas vows investigation of horseback roundups‘They treated us like animals’: deported Haitians despairThe US homeland security secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, on Sunday defended the Biden administration’s decision to send thousands of Haitians to a home country they fled because of natural disasters and political turmoil. Related: White House criticizes border agents who rounded up migrants on horseback Continue reading...
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Mayorkas: About 4,000 migrants in Del Rio have been expelled under Covid-19 public health rule

About 4,000 migrants apprehended by US Customs and Border Protection in Del Rio, Texas, over the last weeks have been expelled under a public health authority, known as Title 42, and 10,000 to 12,000 migrants have been released into the United States, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Sunday.
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Mayorkas defends Biden policies on migrants in tense White House briefing

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas at a tense White House briefing on Friday defended the Biden administration's policies on...
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No Haitian migrants remain in Del Rio bridge encampment – live updates

Mayorkas provides update on situation in Texas border city‘There will be consequences’ for treatment of Haitians: BidenHouse Democrats vote to establish federal right to abortionChris Cuomo accused of sexual harassmentSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 8.10pm BST Homeland security secretary Alejandro Mayorkas acknowledged that the footage of border agents on horseback confronting Haitian migrants was “horrifying”.However, Mayorkas seemed to temper his comments about...
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Del Rio congressman accuses Mayorkas of trying to ‘bull----‘ him on border situation

A Texas Republican—whose district encompasses Del Rio—accused Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas of trying to ‘bulls—t’ him...
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Tech Firms' Nightmare: Vanishing Green Cards

Thousands of green cards are about to go to waste, leaving Google, Microsoft and other tech companies fuming -- and pushing the Biden administration to ensure it doesn't happen again. Axios: Tech workers have waited years for green cards that will grant them permanent legal status in the U.S. -- but because of pandemic-related processing delays, they will have to wait even longer. The U.S. makes a certain number of family-based and employment-based green cards available each fiscal year. [...] G...
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Top Democrats compare Biden to Trump over the Haitian migrant crisis, as the GOP falsely accuses him of allowing open borders

CIUDAD ACUNA, MEXICO - SEPTEMBER 20: Haitian immigrants cross the Rio Grande back into Mexico from Del Rio, Texas on September 20, 2021 to Ciudad Acuna, Mexico. As U.S. immigration authorities began deporting immigrants back to Haiti from Del Rio, thousands more waited in a camp under an international bridge in Del Rio while others crossed the river back into Mexico to avoid deportation. John Moore/Getty Images Biden is facing rampant criticism over an evolving crisis involving Haitian mig...
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Many migrants staying in US even as expulsion flights rise

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, MARIA VERZA, JUAN A. LOZANO and SARAH BLAKE MORGAN DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Three hours after being freed from a giant migrant camp under an international bridge, Mackenson Veillard stood outside a gas station and took stock of his sudden good fortune as he and his pregnant wife waited for a Greyhound bus to take them to a cousin in San Antonio. The couple camped with thousands for a week under the bridge in Del Rio, Texas, sleeping on concrete and getting by on bread and bottled ...
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Many migrants staying in US even as expulsion flights rise

By ELLIOT SPAGAT, MARIA VERZA and JUAN A. LOZANO DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Three hours after being freed from a giant migrant camp under an international bridge, Mackenson Veillard stood outside a gas station and took stock of his sudden good fortune as he and pregnant wife waited for a Greyhound bus to take them to a cousin in San Antonio. The couple camped with thousands for a week under the bridge in Del Rio, Texas, sleeping on concrete and getting by on bread and bottled water. “I felt so stress...
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Kamala Harris raises 'grave concerns' over treatment of Haitian migrants in call with DHS chief

Vice President Kamala Harris told Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Tuesday that she had serious worries about the treatment of Haitian migrants by Border Patrol agents.
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DHS vows to have findings within 'days' in investigation of border patrol's treatment of Haitian migrants

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas vows swift investigation into treatment of Haitian migrants on the Texas border by agents on horseback.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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DHS vows swift investigation into Haitian migrant treatment at Del Rio after photos of border patrol on horses

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas vowed a swift investigation into the treatment of Haitian migrants on the Texas border by agents on horseback.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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