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Homeland Security Department

Senate panel gives $2B for child immigrants

WASHINGTON — A Senate appropriations panel has approved giving the Obama administration $2 billion it requested to handle the influx of immigrant children caught trying to cross the Mexico border alone. The Obama administration last month asked the Senate panel to give the Health and Human …

June 10, 2014 12:55 pmLoading…
US released more than 2,000 illegal immigrants, report says

US released more than 2,000 illegal immigrants, report says

WASHINGTON — The Associated Press has learned that the Homeland Security Department released more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation from immigration jails in recent weeks because of looming budget cuts. It also planned to release 3,000 more during March.

March 01, 2013 2:07 pmLoading…

Gay relationships to be weighed in deportation cases

SAN FRANCISCO — Amid pressure from Democratic lawmakers, Homeland Security officials reiterated Friday that a foreigner’s longstanding same-sex relationship with a U.S. citizen could help stave off the threat of deportation.

August 03, 2012 3:55 pmLoading…

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