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Pentagon officials will provide Congress with list of closures and realignments only an hour before announcement.
Proponents of tighter border controls call for military action, more funding and merging homeland security bureaus.
Legislation would have restored collective bargaining rights in the Homeland Security Department.
To attract intelligence officers, bill also would allow Homeland Security secretary to issue recruitment bonuses.
Group of more than 50 former and current officials wants Congress to pass legislation empowering them to sue individual government managers.