Homeland Security

A Bill to Fix a Customs and Border Protection Retirement Snafu Is Revived in the Senate

More than 1,000 Customs and Border Protection officers were mistakenly promised enhanced retirement benefits, only to have them taken away once the agency realized its error.

'I Do Not Have Enough Agents,' a Border Chief Tells Congress

At contentious hearing, all sides largely agree the southwest border needs more federal resources.

Biden Announces More Resources for the Border as He Aims to Further Restrict Illegal Crossings

The administration will also expand humanitarian programs, though staffing shortfalls could hurt implementation.

After Substation Shooting, Federal Regulator Orders Review Of Security Standards

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ordered the North American Electric Reliability Corporation to review existing “physical security” rules for the components of the power system.

Expected Migrant Increase to Put Already Strained Federal Border Resources to the Test

With the policy known as Title 42 coming to an end, the Biden administration is turning to employees already "stressed beyond anything they have ever experienced."

House GOP Pledges to Prioritize More Border Personnel in New Congress

Republicans preview how they will address rising border crossings once they control the House.

DHS Is Deploying More Employees to the Border, and Some Are Growing Tired of It

Some deployments have become mandatory as the administration prepares for an expected uptick in work at the border.

Republicans Call for the Resignation of a Key DHS Official They Claim Is 'Unengaged'

The component chief is facing allegations of failing to engage with his agency and falling asleep during meetings.

Federal Agencies Detail Their Priorities in Battling the Fentanyl Epidemic

Fentanyl seizures at the border have increased tenfold over the last three years.

New ‘More Flexible’ TSA Screening Systems Debut in Las Vegas

A collaboration between the TSA and Homeland’s Science & Technology Directorate yields compact baggage screening.

Federal Agencies Are Ignoring Most Building Safety Concerns Flagged by DHS

Lawmakers raise concerns about the non-compliance in light of the recent uptick in threats against feds.

Lawmakers Want to Know if the Biden Administration Needs More Money to Protect Feds

Amid rising threats, Democrats ask if DHS is doing enough to ensure federal employees are safe.

Biden Administration at Odds With the IG Over the Scrutiny Afghans Received Before Entering the U.S.

DHS cannot be sure it properly screened the evacuees, the IG said, raising the possibility it admitted "criminals, suspected terrorists or other nefarious actors."

GovExec Daily: The DHS Inspector General's Office Is Under Scrutiny

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the scandals surrounding Joseph Cuffari.