Broader use of "expedited removal" authority would also present resource questions, congressional researchers find.
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In tight budget environment, agency will look for ways to cut back.
Problem is not tracking influenza but getting critical information on outbreaks to doctors and local emergency responders.
Participants in three-day conference lend each other moral support.
The experience of Plaquemines Parish, La., after Katrina points to a new, more fluid way to organize relief operations.
Conservative organization calls on Congress to build a state-of-the-art fence along the southern U.S. border to stop illegal immigration into the country.
Proposed legislation keeps FEMA intact, recommends merging ICE and CBP.
Fraud and mistakes in $60 billion worth of contracting "unacceptable," says House subcommittee chairman.
Democrats had vowed to opposed Julie Myers' nomination, saying she was unqualified, but only two showed up for vote.
Chamber gives quick approval to $445.4 billion Pentagon bill and $30.8 billion Homeland Security measure.