The Department of Homeland Security

US amends ban, allowing entry to Iranian former IRGC members

Former IRGC compulsory service members will be allowed entry into the US if they "pose no danger to the safety and security of the US."

Violent extremists enduring threat to faith-based community - DHS official

“Jewish communities were targeted nearly twice as often as other religious communities,” said Stephanie Dobitsch.

US and Israel to make skies and ground safer for first responders

The United States and Israel are combining their technologies to ensure that first responders are better prepared to handle whatever comes their way.

By MIKE WAGENHEIM / THE MEDIA LINE
18/10/2021
Alejandro Mayorkas

Alejandro Mayorkas, the Cuban-Jewish attorney who may head Biden's DHS

Mayorkas' ties with Israel extend beyond his family. In 2016, he spearheaded a deal to automate the sharing of cyber-data between Israel and the US.

A man types into a keyboard during the Def Con hacker convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

US says Iranian hackers accessed voter data using threatening emails

CISA and the FBI confirmed Friday that "the actor successfully obtained voter registration data in at least one state."

By REUTERS
31/10/2020
Washington State University’s Pullman campus

ICE Revises Visa Clampdown for International Students

US government agency to bar new students, including those from Middle East, from coming to study solely online, although those already in country can remain.

By CARLA MICHELLE WARREN / THE MEDIA LINE
03/08/2020
US POLICE during the Ferguson riots in 2015.

US official orders end to information gathering on journalists

The intelligence unit shared intelligence reports on journalists from the New York Times and the blog Lawfare, noting they had published leaked unclassified documents about DHS operations in Portland, the newspaper reported.

By REUTERS
31/07/2020
A man holds a sign outside the home of rabbi Chaim Rottenberg in Monsey

Homeland Sec. issues recommendations to protect religious communities

'The targeting of houses of worship by violent extremists of any ideology is particularly abhorrent and must be prevented.'

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
07/01/2020
ICE officers carry out a raid

U.S. uses fake university to fight visa fraud, 100s of students arrested

"ICE is setting up fake universities to trap students. Yet we were called radical for opposing it," tweeted Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

28/11/2019
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