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Lawsuit: ICE agent raided restaurant to help rival

In July, 2013, Homeland Security investigators raided a popular Las Vegas Korean supper club, detaining its employees for intense hours-long interrogations. According to a lawsuit, they were acting under orders of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agent, who portrayed ...

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Littler Mendelson sponsors upcoming ‘active shooter’ seminar at Nazareth College

What would you do if you were there when the mass shootings happened in Sandy Hook, San Bernardino, the Washington Navy Yard, or Aurora, Colo.? Unfortunately it’s a question we all probably should consider, experts say. “Everybody thinks it could ...

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Officials: Hack exposed up to 14M federal records

The Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington, D.C., on Friday. China-based hackers are suspected once again of breaking into U.S. government computer networks, and the entire federal workforce could be at risk this time. The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement that data from the Office of Personnel Management, the human resources department for the federal government, and the Interior Department had been compromised. AP Images

WASHINGTON — As many as 14 million current and former civilian U.S. government employees had their personal information exposed to hackers, according to two people who were briefed on the investigation, a far higher figure than the 4 million the ...

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What are risks if Homeland Security shuts down?

WASHINGTON — Spending for the Department of Homeland Security hangs in the balance as Congress fights over immigration matters in the agency’s annual funding bill. Without action by Feb. 27, the department’s budget will shut off. To hear Democrats and ...

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New program supports national priority

Monroe Community College has developed a one-year homeland security certificate program to prepare individuals to effectively prevent and respond to a broad range of incidents — from cyberattacks and acts of violence to terrorism and other manmade disasters. Program participants ...

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DHS nominee to focus on leadership vacancies

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s pick to be the Homeland Security secretary said Wednesday that filling key leadership vacancies and improving morale is more critical currently than the department’s core counterterrorism mission. In answers to questions leading up to his ...

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DHS announces deportation case review

In a letter obtained from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Secretary Janet Napolitano notified Majority Leader Harry Reid and 21 other members of Congress that an interagency team is beginning the task of prioritizing all deportation cases.

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Reps fight for New York funds

Western New York representatives are asking the Department of Homeland Security to reconsider its decision to remove Albany, Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse from eligibility in the Urban Area Security Initiative program for 2011.

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