10/10/2013 - The NSA's largest data storage center in the U.S. is experiencing electrical problems which will delay its opening. Experts question the effectiveness of antibullying programs. A new study shows more than 80 percent of phones lack security, and Russia is increasing its border security.
09/17/2013 - Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis acted alone and has a record of abusing firearms, the ACLU has released a report on the FBI's abuse of power after 9-11, and Colorado's oil and gas infrastructure has been damaged by the region's floods.
06/14/2013 - The United States considers plans to arm Syrian rebels and create a no-fly zone; the FBI director testifies on surveillance program; the NFL bans fanny packs; and a border security amendment to the immigration reform bill is rejected.
05/10/2013 - As the government takes a closer look at student visas, some in academia worry that it may lead to an overreaction. Senators make progress on amendments to the immigration reform bill, and more.
08/30/2012 - Hurricane Isaac is weakening after dropping 20 inches of rain and producing three tornadoes. The UK Border Agency revokes a university’s ability to issue student visas, calling it “threat to immigration control.” And more.
08/28/2012 - A bill (H.R. 915) that is designed to improve security along the U.S. border with Mexico has been approved by the House of Representatives. The bill is now pending in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
06/27/2012 - A bill (H.R. 4119) that would criminalize the act of conspiring to illegally cross the border into the United States has been approved by both the House of Representatives and the Senate. The bill has been presented to President Obama for his signature.
06/25/2012 - The U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision today in S.B. 1070, Arizona’s controversial immigration law. The Court ruled that three out of the four contested provisions in are unconstitutional. The provision allowing law enforcement to check immigration status is legal, ruled the Court, so long as it is interpreted narrowly.
04/12/2012 - DHS sees more cases of people unknowingly transporting drugs across the border. A schoolteacher replaces Osama bin Laden on the FBI’s most wanted list. George Zimmerman is charged with murder. And more.