Mar 19, 2009 -Law enforcement officials today tackled the national security implications of human trafficking and reviewed federal and local responses to the crisis that illegally brings about 17,500 people into the United States each year.
Mar 13, 2009 -As American border states call for National Guardsmen to protect their borders with Mexico, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official outlined yesterday the still-evolving contingency plans if the trickle of violence from Mexico's drug war starts to gush over America's border.
Mar 11, 2009 -As Mexico’s narco-war continues to spiral out of control, lawmakers and homeland security officials yesterday discussed how to keep American guns from flowing south while acknowledging those weapons have made the Mexican government’s fight against the drug cartels more dangerous.
Feb 23, 2009 -Large protests and a deadly shootout between Mexican armed forces and drug cartel members just across the Mexican border last week activated Texas' border security plan, which anticipates the day violence spills over the border, reports South Texas's The Monitor.
Jan 16, 2009 -Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano outlined the Department of Homeland Security's broad agenda yesterday during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs.
Jan 14, 2009 -As violence spirals out of control in the Mexican border town of Cuidad Juarez, the Mexican government sent 2,000 rested troops there Monday as the murder toll this year surpassed 35, according to yesterday's El Paso Times.