Retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly (right) has been tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to lead the Department of Homeland Security. The two are shown here before their meeting at Trump International Golf Club last month in Bedminster Township, N.J. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during the opening session of the newly elected State Duma, Russia's lower house of parliament, in Moscow. The U.S. blamed the Russian government for the hacking of American political sites and accused Moscow of trying to interfere with the upcoming presidential election. Alexei Nikolsky/AP hide caption

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The U.S. government has mistakenly granted citizenship to at least 858 immigrants who had pending deportation orders from countries of concern to national security or with high rates of immigration fraud. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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House Homeland Security Chairman Rep. Mike McCaul, R-Texas speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, in March. McCaul said one security threat to the pope had been "disrupted" and that the U.S. remains vigilant for others. Lauren Victoria Burke/AP hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has offered Democrats a Department of Homeland Security funding bill without provisions, but Democrats still want a commitment from House Speaker John Boehner. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama, joined by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson (left), delivers remarks at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center on Jan. 13 in Arlington, Va. Obama discussed efforts to improve the government's ability to collaborate with industry to combat cyber threats. Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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As Homeland Security Steps Up Cybercrime Fight, Tech Industry Wary

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Thomas Nellon (left), 17, and his brother Johnson Nellon, 14, of Liberia smile at their mother in the arrivals area at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York earlier this month. The brothers received a health screening upon arrival. The U.S. says it will step up screening measures for arrivals from Ebola-affected West African countries. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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In Paris, soldiers patrol at Charles de Gaulle Airport last week. French airports have reportedly agreed to a new TSA policy requiring electronic devices to be powered up before they're allowed on U.S.-bound flights. Michel Euler/AP hide caption

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A 'Vast Domestic Intelligence Apparatus' Is Watching; Is That OK?

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Law enforcement agents arrive at a United Parcel Service staging area at Newark Liberty International Airport, where a cargo plane was searched and a suspicious package removed Friday. Joe Epstein/FR170243 AP hide caption

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