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Illegal Workers Slip by System

The Department of Homeland Security's controversial and much-touted E-Verify program might be failing to detect one out of two illegal workers whose employment authorizations are screened, outside consultants have told the agency.

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Attempted Bombing Now Confirmed as Al Qaeda Attack

Image ImageThe attempted bombing of Northwest Flight 253 by an Al Qaeda operative continues to be near the top of the priority list for the White House and the Department of Homeland Security. President Obama on Sunday said that Al Qaeda was behind the plot to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day. In his weekly interview with Federal News Radio, Homeland Security Today Editor David Silverberg discusses why the attack has become a political issue as well as the need for whole body imaging security screening.

 

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DHS Provides Extension for Interim REAL ID Act Compliance

Facing the fact that 46 of 56 US states and territories could not meet interim requirements under the REAL ID Act by Dec. 31, 2009, DHS waived the deadline for all of them. Meanwhile, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano continues to push for an alternative to the REAL ID Act with the PASS ID Act. Keep Reading

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