Homeland Security Homeland Security

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York is being blamed by President Trump for promoting a visa program that was used by the alleged driver of the truck in the New York terrorist attack. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mark Wilson/Getty Images

James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60, (center) is escorted out of the federal court house following a hearing Monday in San Antonio. Bradley was arrested in connection with the deaths of 10 people packed into a broiling tractor-trailer. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Eric Gay/AP

"It's hard to walk away from gas chambers and ovens without a sober feeling of commitment ... to make damn sure that the United States of America is protected from the evils of the world," Rep. Clay Higgins said in the video filmed at Auschwitz. NOLA.com/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

toggle caption
NOLA.com/Screenshot by NPR

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, pictured in April, is extending the Temporary Protected Status designation for Haitians in the U.S. until January 2018. But he says conditions are improving in Haiti, seven years after an earthquake killed more than 200,000 people there. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP

Homeland Security Extends Protections For Thousands Of Haitians In U.S.

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/529550684/529634915" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

President Donald J. Trump (C) delivers his first address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (L) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R) listen on February 28, 2017, in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Jim Lo Scalzo - Pool/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Jim Lo Scalzo - Pool/Getty Images

A view from the International bridge between Presidio, Texas, and Ojinaga, Mexico, shows the flooded checkpoint between the two cities on Sept. 17, 2008. A levee broke and water from the Rio Grande inundated parts of the city with 10 feet of water. Walt Frerck/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Walt Frerck/AP

Mexico Worries That A New Border Wall Will Worsen Flooding

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/525383494/525516809" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A now-deleted tweet from @ALT_USCIS was included in a complaint Twitter filed against the Department of Homeland Security. Twitter says DHS tried to unmask the user behind this account, which has "expressed dissent in a range of different ways," including this early tweet that "the author apparently believed cast doubt on the Administration's immigration policy." Twitter/U.S. District Court Northern District of California hide caption

toggle caption
Twitter/U.S. District Court Northern District of California

An Etihad Airways jet is parked at JFK International Airport in New York on Tuesday. Passengers traveling to the United States from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries will have to check most electronics. The ban will affect flights on Royal Jordanian, EgyptAir, Turkish Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

An El Salvadoran child is interviewed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico into the U.S. to seek asylum on Apr. 14, 2016, in Roma, Texas. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
John Moore/Getty Images

In Their Search For Asylum, Central Americans Find The U.S. Is Closing Its Doors

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/519662321/519954303" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Memos signed by Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, seen at a news conference earlier this month at the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego, lay out a number of immigration-enforcement measures, such as expedited deportation proceedings for unauthorized immigrants who have been in the U.S. illegally for up to two years. Denis Poroy/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Denis Poroy/AP

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says potential terrorists may have already entered the country. We won't know "until the boom," he said before a congressional panel. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Andrew Harnik/AP

Pictures of people who were incarcerated at Manzanar War Relocation Center are displayed alongside family tags at Manzanar National Historic Site near Independence, Calif., in 2015. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Sergio Mucino was charged with harboring unauthorized immigrants after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raided his four Buffalo, N.Y., restaurants, but critics say his illegal workers have suffered much more than he has. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
John Burnett/NPR

How Kitchen Raids In Buffalo Sent Shock Waves Through Immigrant Rights Community

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/508548698/508765746" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

President Obama meets with members of his national security team and cybersecurity advisers in February. Homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco and Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan are at right. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Michael Chertoff, former Whitewater Committee special counsel and homeland security secretary, says "chasing small peccadilloes" like Whitewater in the 1990s "is a luxury we only have in a world at peace." Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Bloomberg via Getty Images

Once A Clinton Nemesis During Whitewater, Now A Clinton Supporter

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/496749561/496826321" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript