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Government drops plan to collect license tag data

Homeland Security cancels plan for private firm to give access to license plate information

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 12:20pm EST

Immigration and Customs Enforcement stirs privacy concerns with RFP

DHS ICE issued a solicitation looking for a vendor to provide technology to let law enforcement officers hook into the National License Plate Recognition Database.

Monday - 02/17/2014, 03:50am EST

ICE to restart a key element of $800 million, multiyear IT program

Agency officials said Thursday that they will switch from a custom-built to a commercial-off-the-shelf approach to modernize TECS, a mainframe system that has been operating for more than a quarter of a century. ICE spent more than $60 million before deciding to change directions after realizing the custom-built approach wouldn't work.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 04:04am EST
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DHS not on track to deliver large-scale tech improvements

The Homeland Security Department will likely miss its 2015 deadline for modernizing the system it uses to screen foreigners entering the U.S.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 11:48am EST

ICE officials present Holocaust Museum with lost Nazi diary

Special agents of them Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office of Homeland Security Investigations recovered the missing diary of prominent Nazi official Alfred Rosenberg, following a lengthy investigation.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 02:25pm EST

AP source: DHS employee behind racist website

AP source: DHS employee running website that predicts race war, calls on blacks to fight

Friday - 08/23/2013, 11:48am EDT

ICE Director John Morton stepping down

The director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday he is stepping down next month to work in the private sector. John Morton, who has served as ICE director since May 2009, made the announcement in an email to staff, obtained by Federal News Radio.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 02:11pm EDT

AP Exclusive: FBI says fed agent killing justified

AP Exclusive: FBI finds fatal shooting of Calif. immigration agent by colleague was justified

Friday - 03/15/2013, 03:20pm EDT

DHS official retires after immigrants are freed

APNewsBreak: Homeland Security official retires after illegal immigrants freed over cuts

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 01:58am EST

Immigration detainees released in budget crunch

Federal immigration authorities have released a number of detainees around the country to save money.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 07:23am EST

Blue Campaign brings DHS together to combat human trafficking

This week on Agency of the Month, Angie Salazar, section chief of the Human Smuggling and Trafficking Unit at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, speaks with Federal News Radio.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 11:08am EST
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DHS's Locatis leaving after only 9 months

Mike Locatis, the DHS Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, is returning to Colorado after serving in the federal government for more than two years.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 03:53pm EST

Gov't spent $18 billion on immigration enforcement

The Obama administration spent more money on immigration enforcement in the last fiscal year than all other federal law enforcement agencies combined, according to a report on the government's enforcement efforts from a Washington think tank.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 05:30pm EST

ICE agent settles harassment lawsuit

A senior agent for Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the government have agreed to settle a discrimination lawsuit, according a court record filed Thursday.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 08:42am EST

Settlement in works in ICE discrimination case

A federal lawsuit that resulted in the resignation of a senior aide to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano might be settled out of court.

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 05:20pm EDT

ICE chief of staff resigns amid misconduct claims

A senior Obama administration political appointee and longtime aide to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano resigned Saturday amid allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior lodged by at least three Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees.

Saturday - 09/01/2012, 11:49pm EDT

ICE chief of staff accused of sexual misconduct

At least three employees at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have made serious complaints alleging inappropriate sexual behavior by a senior Obama administration political appointee and longtime aide to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.

Saturday - 08/25/2012, 01:38pm EDT

ICE chief of staff takes leave pending IG review

Suzanne Barr, the chief of staff for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, has placed herself on leave pending a review by the DHS Office of Inspector General and the ICE Office of Professional Responsibility. The review focuses on accusations made in a lawsuit filed by a fellow ICE employee.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 12:16pm EDT

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.

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.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 09:05pm EDT
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