(WASHINGTON) -- Top Democrats in Congress investigating the events of Jan. 6 continued to allege that the government's federal watchdog for Homeland Security abandoned efforts to collect texts and phone records from that day. Rep. Carolyn Maloney and Rep. Bennie Thompson, who chair the House... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- There is no need for a disinformation board at the Department of Homeland Security, a DHS panel has concluded in its interim report on examining the board. "We have concluded that there is no need for a Disinformation Governance Board," the interim review... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- Authorities from Homeland Security Investigations and the Boston Police Department are warning that there could be an uptick in counterfeit NBA goods and tickets being sold, as the series shifts to Boston for Game 3 on Wednesday. "Criminals have been known to exploit... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Shortly after the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, then-top Department of Homeland Security official Alejandro Mayorkas saw a picture of a Federal Emergency Management Agency analysis as part of the investigation — and realized the equipment used, to illustrate what happened on the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Just days before the anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack at the United States Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said domestic violent extremism remains one of "the greatest terrorism related threats" the country faces. "Over the past year, we in the Department... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security said Friday they have observed "an increasing but modest level of activity online" by people who are calling for violence in response to baseless claims of 2020 election fraud and related to the conspiracy theory that former... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas defended the Biden administration's handling of a variety of immigration issues at a Senate hearing Thursday where the characterization of conditions at the border split largely along party lines. Mayorkas repeatedly touted the progress made in reducing the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government is delaying the deadline for the REAL ID enforcement for a second time. Every domestic air traveler 18 and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or identification card, state-issued enhanced driver's license or another TSA-acceptable form of identification... Read More.
By QUINN OWEN and LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas appeared before lawmakers for the first time as secretary on Wednesday, amid the humanitarian crisis at the southern border.A record increase in crossing attempts... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security announced that the agency has seized 169,000 counterfeit sports memorabilia, totaling $44 million dollars ahead of Super Bowl LV.Agents from DHS' Homeland Security Investigations, are responsible for... Read More.