Homeland Security

Donald Trump nominates White House aide for homeland security post

President Donald Trump will nominate Kirstjen Nielsen, who as top aide to his White House chief of staff has sought to instill order in Trump`s team, to lead the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the White House said in a statement on Wednesday.

Oct 12, 2017, 05:48 AM IST
Blame cyberattack on hackers, not spy agencies, White House

Blame cyberattack on hackers, not spy agencies, White House

Cybersecurity experts say the unknown hackers used a hole in Microsoft software that was discovered by the National Security Agency. The hole was exposed when NSA documents were leaked online.

May 16, 2017, 21:56 PM IST

South-Asian body against Donald Trump's immigration policies

A South-Asian rights group has opposed the Trump administration's immigration plans, claiming that over 450,000 illegal Indian immigrants who are living in the US could be targeted by authorities.

Feb 23, 2017, 08:55 AM IST
Donald Trump to spare US 'dreamer' immigrants from crackdown

Donald Trump to spare US 'dreamer' immigrants from crackdown

President Donald Trump`s administration plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, but will leave protections in place for immigrants known as "dreamers" who entered the United States illegally as children, according to official guidelines released on Tuesday.

Feb 22, 2017, 08:39 AM IST

Homeland Security pledges to uphold Donald Trump's immigration orders

The US Department of Homeland Security said Sunday it would continue to enforce President Donald Trump`s sweeping executive order restricting immigration, but would also comply with court orders which have partially blocked the temporary ban.

Jan 29, 2017, 20:14 PM IST

All-clear at Andrews Base after lockdown over shooter

`All clear` was sounded at the US Andrews Base, just outside of Washington, DC, after a lockdown was ordered earlier due to "presence of an active shooter" reportedly barricaded inside the medical centre.

Jun 30, 2016, 23:22 PM IST