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Trump Budget Wants $66 Million for DOJ Immigration Courts

In early fiscal 2018, the backlog of cases in immigration courts was 650,000, a 25 percent increase from 2016; money would fund 75 new immigration judges and support staff.

White House Seeks $47.5B to Add DHS Staff, Fund Cyber and Border Wall

The Transportation Security Administration would get $3.2 billion to add 687 screeneers, bringing the total transportation security corps to 43,877, the most ever.

Trump Would Keep FBI HQ in D.C., Move Thousands of Staff Out of Area

Government officials, Congress and real estate companies spent more than a decade and millions of dollars to move the FBI out of Washington.

Skin Color, Gender Confound Face Recognition Software, Adding to Controversy Over Federal Use

DHS agencies have been testing face-scanning technology on departing passengers at airports in Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, Las Vegas, Miami, New York City, Houston, and Washington, D.C.

Polls Show FBI Tarnished by Attacks

Two in three Republicans say the FBI is biased against Donald Trump, while most Democrats said FBI is “just trying to do their job."

PERSPECTIVE: FBI Has a Long History of Upholding the Rule of Law

Every time an agent swears out a warrant or testifies in court, they raise their right hands and take an oath to tell the truth and nothing but the truth; those oaths are not just words.

New York Man Sentenced to 18 Years for Plotting ISIS Attacks

Munther Omar Saleh, 22, of Queens planned to set off a pressure-cooker-style bomb, same as used in Boston bombing, on George Washington Bridge.

Trump Creates Multi-Agency National Vetting Center for Entry Into U.S.

Coordinating intelligence and law enforcement information will improve identification of "terrorists, criminals, and other nefarious actors trying to enter and remain," says White House.
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