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ACLU sues over photo restrictions at US border

The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over restrictions on taking photos and recording video at ports of entry, saying the policy prohibits the public from documenting possible misconduct by authorities.

Tags: ACLU , DHS , Federal Drive

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 10:44pm EDT

FBI: Friendly fire likely in border shootings

A preliminary investigation has found friendly fire likely was to blame in a shooting that killed one federal agent and wounded another along the Arizona-Mexico border, the FBI said Friday.

Tags: FBI , DHS , Janet Napolitano

Friday - 10/05/2012, 11:12pm EDT

Budget pressures lead to missed contracting deadlines for CBP

The agency has chosen to let some acquisition schedules slip, as a solution to constrained budgets. By doing so, CBP increases the likelihood of successful acquisition projects, said an agency executive.

Tags: budget , DHS , Mark Borkowski , Nick Nayak , aquisition , contracting , Ruben Gomez

Monday - 09/24/2012, 05:27pm EDT

CBP employees develop mobile doc scanner

Since March 2010, the device has helped to catch 450 drug traffickers, weapons smugglers and potential terror suspects. The developers of the technology are finalists for the 2012 Service to America Medal.

Tags: Thomas Roland , Nael Samha , DHS , mobile , technology , Service to America , Federal Drive , terrorism

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 09:58am EDT
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Treasury tackles IT reviews in a new way

Not all agencies are using TechStat for IT projects that are in trouble. In an exclusive report, Federal News Radio finds agencies are seeing unexpected benefits in applying the evaluation tool to programs that are on track. Treasury used TechStat to figure out how best to consolidate three procurement systems.

Tags: technology , management , acquisition , OMB , Steven VanRoekel , Treasury , Robyn East , Paul Sforza , Linda Jacksta , DHS , TechStat , Inside TechStat , Jason Miller , Exclusive

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 05:16am EDT
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DHS IG partners with CBP, ICE to investigate workforce corruption

The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general partnered with both Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement personnel to investigate an increasing number of cases. Leaders of all three reported to a House subcommittee hearing that the collaboration has benefited the investigation process.

Tags: DHS , ICE , management , oversight , House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform , Charles Edwards , David Aguilar , Daniel Ragsdale , Esther Carey , Ruben Gomez

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 05:27am EDT
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U.S. Border Patrol to eliminate nine interior stations across the country

Budget pressures and a change in mission leads to cuts in U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Border stations in California, Montana, Idaho and Texas face closures that will affect 48 border patrol members.

Tags: In Depth , Border Patrol , management , budget , Thad Bingel , ICE , DHS , Keith BieryGolick

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 09:05pm EDT
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Witness to border shooting testifies to grand jury

umberto Navarrete told The Associated Press that he testified for about 90 minutes at a San Diego courthouse and told the grand jury he thought the border officials' actions were excessive.

Tags: Justice Department , DHS

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 07:28pm EDT
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