Quantcast
Home (page 2)

Tag Archives: United States Secretary of Homeland Security

Napolitano urges federal immigration overhaul

The nation's domestic security chief stressed Saturday that a comprehensive immigration overhaul should be left up to Congress, rebuking Georgia politicians who recently adopted a crackdown on illegal immigration that's considered among the nation's toughest.

Read More »

Napolitano touts safety of US border communities

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Monday that U.S. communities on the border with Mexico are safer than most Americans believe, but also warned Mexican drug cartels they'll be "met by an overwhelming response" should they move north.

Read More »

Failed virtual border fence has politicians pointing to success in Yuma area

As national concern mounts over Arizona’s porous border, the Yuma Sector, its fence and its techniques have received considerable attention from politicians who point to the Border Patrol’s success in securing the region. U.S. Border Patrol agents Robert Loury said the Border Patrol catches virtually every person who attempts to cross border in this sector.

Read More »

Will he or won’t he?

Sources say Napolitano has been quietly making calls back to Arizona, which some are seeing as the early stages of her beginning to lay the groundwork for a Senate run.

Read More »

Obama administration ends high-tech border fence

The Obama administration on Friday ended a high-tech southern border fence scheme that cost taxpayers nearly $1 billion but did little to improve security. Congress ordered the high-tech fence in 2006 amid a clamor over the porous border, but the project yielded only 53 miles of protection.

Read More »