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'We don't take our advice' from Trump on immigration, White House Press Secretary Psaki says

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Trump derided Biden's newly instated immigration agenda, saying there's now a surge in migration at the border. In response to Trump's criticism, Psaki fired back, saying the Biden administration doesn't "take advice" from him. Starting on his first day in office, Biden signed a slew of executive orders meant to reverse Trump-era immigration policies.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. White House P...
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Texas Gov. Abbott stalled federal offer to test migrants then blamed them for spreading Covid

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is stalling efforts by the Biden administration to provide federal funds for Covid-19 tests for migrants released from custody, a senior Homeland Security official tells CNN.
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TX governor stalled federal offer to test migrants then blamed them for Covid spread

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is stalling efforts by the Biden administration to provide federal funds for Covid-19 tests for migrants released from custody, a senior Homeland Security official tells CNN.
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Capitol riot hearing: FBI, National Guard and Homeland Security officials to testify before Senate

As national security officials testify before a Senate hearing Wednesday, D.C. National Guard Maj. Gen. William J. Walker told members...
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Children separated from their parents under Trump may be able to reunite inside the United States, Biden administration says

Thousands of people march in support of families separated at the US-Mexico border on June 30, 2018 in New York, New York. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Parents separated from their children by the last administration may opt to be reunited within the US. "We hope to be in a position to give them the election," Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said. The parents of more than 500 children have still not be located. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Families t...
Tags: Politics, Law, Mexico, White House, Asylum, Immigration, Nbc News, US, Trends, Family Separation, United States, Aclu, Homeland Security, Biden, Charles Davis, Central America

DHS chief defends Biden admin on immigration, says Trump 'gutted' system

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas blamed the Trump administration for having "gutted" the immigration system.
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Biden DHS secretary claims 'no' crisis at border, says Trump admin ‘gutted’ immigration system

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Monday urged migrants thinking of coming to the United States to "wait" as the Biden...
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Families separated at the border could be reunited in US, Homeland Security secretary says

The Biden administration could reunite migrant families separated at the US-Mexico border under former President Donald Trump in the United States, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Monday.
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DEA supervisor turned 'pariah' sold semi-automatic rifles to Sinaloa Cartel associates

Joseph Michael Gill, once a DEA supervisor, is now a convicted felon who blames the ATF and Homeland Security for his 'not fair' prosecution.       [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Biden administration plans to open another tent facility for migrants on the Texas border

The Biden administration is planning to open another facility in Del Rio, Texas, to expand processing capacity for children and families arriving at the US-Mexico border, a Homeland Security official confirmed to CNN.
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Tanden faces new hurdles in Senate confirmation

By Darlene Superville and Alexandra Jaffe | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The White House is standing by President Joe Biden’s choice of Neera Tanden to lead the White House budget office, even as she faced new hurdles Wednesday after two Senate committees postponed consideration of her nomination. White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters that Tanden and the White House had been in touch with senators and advocacy groups to answer any questions they may have on her nomination. “We’re...
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Trump-appointed federal judge indefinitely blocks the Biden administration's 100-day deportation freeze

A US Customs and Border Protection vehicle patrols a new section of the border wall in El Paso, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on August 27, 2020. Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters A federal judge blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a 100-day deportation freeze. The ruling does not mandate that deportations have to return to their previous rate. Democrats are hoping to pass a large-scale immigration overhaul in Congress this year. Visit the Business section of Insider for ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, Immigration, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, Homeland Security, Associated Press, Immigration Reform, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Federal Court, US Department of Homeland Security

IT contractor caught charging Uncle Sam expert rates for newbies, agrees to pay back $6m in settlement

Triple-I worked on Homeland Security and ICE systems An IT contractor has agreed to pay back $6m to the US federal government for charging expert IT rates while sending newbies.…
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The judge who blocked Trump's first travel ban said he received 40,000 threatening messages, forcing US Marshals to guard his home

In his appearance on 60 Minutes, senior US District Judge James Robart said he received 40,000 threatening messages after blocking Trump's first travel ban. 60 Minutes/CBS News After taking office in 2017, Trump sought to limit immigration from six Muslim-majority countries. US District Judge James Robart temporarily blocked the executive order, citing "irreparable injury." Robart told "60 Minutes" he received 40,000 threatening messages after his decision. Visit the Business section o...
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A Biden official says the White House's response to the SolarWinds attack may come within weeks

President Joe Biden Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images The Biden administration may respond to SolarWinds attack within weeks. National security advisor Jake Sullivan said the administration is considering new sanctions.  You "will be hearing about this in short order," Sullivan said on CNN on Friday. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The White House may respond to the SolarWinds hacks within weeks, a senior administration official said on CNN. Jake Sullivan, national se...
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Find out why Ted Cruz skipping town during a major crisis was "a massive screw up"

Ted Cruz supporters are trying to justify his disappearing act, saying there was nothing the senator could do to help Texas in a time of crisis. But Miles Taylor, former Homeland Security Chief, disagrees. "It's a massive screw up," he says about Ted Cruz hightailing it to Cancun when the going got tough for millions in Texas. — Read the rest
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Sen. Padilla takes helm of immigration subcommittee as Biden unveils sweeping reform outline

U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla has been named chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Immigration Subcommittee in the 117th Congress, just in time for President Joe Biden to unveil a an ambitious plan on Thursday, Feb. 18, to reform the nation’s immigration system. Padilla, a Democrat whose path to the U.S. Senate began in Pacoima, will be the first Latino to ever hold the position. “While no state has more at stake in immigration policy than California, the entire nation stands to benefit from tho...
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ICE plans to release migrant families in detention, officials say

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning to release some migrant families in detention to accommodate the arrival of migrants arrested at the US-Mexico border, according to two Homeland Security officials.
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Homeland Security seizes more than 11 million counterfeit N95 in nationwide scam

DHS has notified about 6,000 suspected victims of the massive scam, advising them to check their supplies for the fake respirators.
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Homeland Security Seizes Roughly 10 Million Phony N95 Masks in Ongoing Counterfeit Investigation Across the US

Homeland Security seizes roughly 10 million phony N95 masks in ongoing counterfeit investigation across the US.
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Community College vs. University : A Personal Educational Discovery

 I Love Community College If the metric for intelligence and success in our society is admission to a prestigious university, then we are failing a large majority of our students. I am currently a junior at Tufts University taking a “study elsewhere” semester at Montgomery County Community College (MC3). And I LOVE IT. During my brief time there, I have learned so much about myself, about the world, and the elitism that runs rampant in the college process. Even though we are in a pandemic and ...
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Biden prepares rollback of controversial Trump-era policy on migrants at southern border

The Biden administration is preparing plans for the gradual entry of migrants forced to remain in Mexico under a controversial Trump-era policy, according to three Homeland Security officials.
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The White House is expected to put a refugee advocate in charge of reuniting separated migrant families, per report

In June 2018, activists marched past the White House to protest the Trump administration's separation of children from immigrant parents. Alex Brandon/AP The Biden administration has inherited the task of reuniting migrant families separated under Trump. NBC News reported that the White House is likely to put a refugee advocate in charge of the effort. Michelle Brané would be a welcome leader to the task force which is mostly made up of government officials. Visit the Business section ...
Tags: Politics, White House, Defense, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Family Separation, Aclu, Homeland Security, Biden, Donald Trump, Central America, Trump, NBC News Read, Alex Brandon

Owen Strachan’s Public Theology

Owen Strachan is a professor at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, a Southern Baptist school in Kansas City, MO. There, he leads something called “The Center for Public Theology.” Today his public theology showed up in the following tweet: If you were gaslit for suspecting a sinister movement colluding to unseat Trump: you were wronged. TIME magazine has revealed the left’s winning plot that includes big media, big tech, big business, religious & “racial justice” leaders:
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Homeland Security secretary: Threat of domestic terrorism is 'persistent'

Domestic terrorism is "one of the greatest threats" to the United States, newly minted Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told CNN on Wednesday, underscoring that the threat persists.
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Employees, Lawmakers Frustrated by Homeland Security’s Slow COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

A nearly month-old effort has only led to 900 employee vaccinations.
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The Washington January 6, 2021 Insurrection, and Racism in Canada

The riotous insurrection at the Washington Capitol building on January 6th is a good example of this truth: “The strength of a nation’s rights, freedoms and rule of law lies not in its Constitution but in its politics.” On January 27, 2021, the U.S. Department or Homeland Security issued a “National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin,” warning of, “a heightened threat environment across the United States,” and, “violent riots have continued in recent days,” and, “ideologically-motivated a...
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Here are the 6 GOP senators who voted to confirm DHS Secretary Mayorkas

The Senate confirmed Alejandro Mayorkas as President Biden’s Homeland Security secretary, despite opposition from a number of Republicans.
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Biden signs more immigration policy orders

By Elliot Spagat and Josh Boak | CNN WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a second spate of orders to undo his predecessor’s immigration policies, demonstrating the powers of the White House and its limitations without support from Congress. His orders on family separation, border security and legal immigration bring to nine the number of executive actions on immigration during his first two weeks in office. With proposed legislation to give legal status and a path to citizenship t...
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Senate confirms Mayorkas to lead Homeland Security

By Ben Fox | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Alejandro Mayorkas on Tuesday as President Joe Biden’s homeland security secretary, the first Latino to fill a post that will have a central role in the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, a sweeping Russia-linked cyber hack and domestic extremism. Mayorkas was confirmed by a 56-43 vote, the narrowest margin yet for a Biden Cabinet nominee. The first immigrant to serve in the job, he is expected to lead a broad policy...
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