department of homeland

Nov 6, 2013

Border Patrol rejects curbs on force

SAN DIEGO (AP) ai??i?? Border Patrol agents will be allowed to continue using deadly force against rock-throwers, the chief of the agency said, despite the recommendation of a government-commissioned review to end the practice.

Oct 28, 2013

With Napolitano out, Arizonans are wary of new Homeland Security chief

When former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano stepped down as the Department of Homeland Security secretary in August, the reaction from policymakers along Arizona’s border with Mexico was mixed.

Oct 11, 2013

House approves border security funding, in 13th ‘piecemeal’ budget bill

The House voted Thursday to fund Department of Homeland Security operations for fiscal 2014, the latest in a string of votes to reopen specific agencies in a strategy that Democrats deride as “cherry-picking” areas of the government.

Dec 15, 2012

Years after they became mandatory, employment checks are spotty

Five years after it took effect and more than year after it was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, an Arizona law requiring that businesses check the citizenship of every new hire is often disregarded and rarely enforced.