The Trump administration is considering measures to halt a surge of Central American families and unaccompanied minors coming across the Mexican border.
Customs and Border Protection awarded a $297 million contract to a private company to help recruit and hire the new agents and other workers.
Department of Homeland Security officials said Thursday they will establish an office to better protect the United States from potential large-scale terrorist attacks.
Report: In FY17, CBP recorded the lowest level of illegal cross-border migration on record, as measured by apprehensions along the border and inadmissible encounters at U.S. ports of entry.
Border Agent Killed: The mysterious death happened the weekend before Thanksgiving when many more people than usual were on the road traveling to visit relatives.
One Border Patrol agent was killed and another injured while they were on patrol Sunday. Trump responded by renewing his call for an expanded border wall.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (IG) John Roth released his annual performance challenge report Nov. 3 hitting hard on leadership deficiencies within the department.
Homeland Security Week Day One featured an examination of how intelligence agencies and police departments are expanding the ways they gather and share intelligence.
More than two months after making John F. Kelly his chief of staff, President Trump is not close to nominating a replacement to head the Department of Homeland Security.