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IG: DHS must improve recovering improper payments

The Homeland Security Department is complying with federal improper payments legislation, but the department can do more to recover improper payments, according to the DHS IG.

Friday - 03/23/2012, 02:16pm EDT

Winners and losers in DHS 2013 budget request

Thad Bingel, a principal at Command Consulting Group and former chief of staff at the Customs and Border Protection, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the winners and losers in the Homeland Security Department's 2013 budget request.

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 05:55pm EST
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Calif. shooting latest woe for immigration agency

The deadly office shooting in California involving a federal immigrations supervisor and a special agent is the latest mark against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the law enforcement agency created after the 2001 terror attacks.

Saturday - 02/18/2012, 08:16pm EST

US gov't to pay $11M for border agent's accident

The federal government agreed on Thursday to pay $11 million to the relatives of three women who were killed when an on-duty immigration agent ran a stop sign in 2009.

Thursday - 02/16/2012, 10:11pm EST

Family of slain border agent files $25M claim

The family of a slain U.S. Border Patrol agent filed a $25 million wrongful death claim against the federal government on Wednesday.

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 12:23am EST

CBP, Labor team up for disabilities hiring initiative

Customs and Board Protection recently signed an agreement to adopt a program developed by the Labor Department that facilities the hiring of individuals with disabilities.

Thursday - 01/12/2012, 11:15am EST
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Former CBP chief Bersin in new DHS role

DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Alan Bersin had been appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as the department's first assistant secretary of international affairs. Bersin, who served as the commissioner of Customs and Border Protection in a recess appointment, resigned last month after Congress adjourned without voting to confirm his appointment.

Monday - 01/02/2012, 08:11pm EST

CBP expands drone presence

The new Predator-B Unmanned Aerial System will be the fourth launched at at the National Air Security Operations Center in Sierra Vista, Ariz., and the second of two aircrafts earmarked in an August 2010 budget supplemental.

Wednesday - 12/28/2011, 09:40pm EST

CBP commissioner to step down

Alan Bersin is resigning as the commissioner of Customs and Border Patrol at the end of the year.

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 03:32pm EST

Monday morning federal headlines - Dec. 19, 2011

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

Monday - 12/19/2011, 08:03am EST

DoD saving CBP's bottom line

A Defense Department program to share military equipment with federal, state and local agencies could ease budget pressure at the Homeland Security Department. Already, Customs and Border Protection has used military drones and radar-equipped airships to track drug smugglers and human traffickers.

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 05:38pm EST
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CBP eyes streamlined import process

In an interview on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris, Brenda Smith, the executive director for trade policy and programs at CBP, said the a new "simplified entry" tool, which is currently in the testing phase, will help streamline data requirements for companies that import material into the United States.

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 09:39am EST
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GAO: Not enough info on border security technology

Rich Stana is director of Homeland Security and Justice Issues at the Government Accountability Office.

Thursday - 11/17/2011, 06:45pm EST
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DHS to limit employees' outside employment

The Homeland Security Department proposed a rule that would prohibit employees in certain DHS components from participating in certain outside jobs and activities. By drafting the proposals, DHS leaders are trying to prevent perceptions of conflicts of interest.

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 07:07pm EDT

Panel: Cloud computing 'new way of doing business'

Fred Whiteside, project manager for the cloud computing program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Wolf Tombe, chief technology officer, Customs and Border Protection joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris for a panel discussion on cloud computing in government.

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 01:02pm EDT
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Transforming homeland security: The creation of DHS (chart)

Created in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the formation of the Homeland Security Department involved a massive reorganization of the federal government. The chart represents the 22 agencies or offices from 12 different departments that were absorbed by DHS.

Wednesday - 09/07/2011, 07:22am EDT

CBP aims to deliver 'unified' border strategy

The federal government pulled a number of components from various federal departments to create Customs and Border Protection, after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Inspiring employees to work together under a new boss required persistence and a sense of shared mission, Assistant Commissioner of Field Operations Thomas Winkowski told reporters in a roundtable about border security developments since the attacks.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 05:30am EDT
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Thursday morning federal headlines - August 18

Today on the Federal Drive: The Defense Intelligence Agency wants to ease the revolving door so it's younger workforce can return if they depart and the GAO rates a Federal Protective Service project poorly.

Thursday - 08/18/2011, 08:08am EDT

CBP to probe workforce corruption

Customs and Border Protection will send investigators to field offices run by the Department of Homeland Security inspector general. The probes will focus on alleged corruption at U.S. borders.

Wednesday - 08/17/2011, 06:17pm EDT

DHS coordinates interagency security at waterways, ports

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) brought forth a new plan, the Maritime Operations Coordination (MOC), that will improve cross-coordination efforts between the Coast Guard (USCG), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Thursday - 07/07/2011, 02:47pm EDT
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