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Obama border patrol: National security on the cheap

President Barack Obama’s and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano’s plan to provide new equipment and technology for the U.S. Border Patrol remains on the back-burner with the budgeted money be used to implement the administration’s de facto Amnesty program for over a million illegal aliens, according to Homeland Security Newswire on Tuesday. The leadership at [...]

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GAO: Understaffing at Border is Putting Agriculture at Risk

Problems at the border may be taking a toll on the country’s agriculture industry. That’s according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office which recently conducted a report that looked at staffing levels at U.S.
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Borders: Report gives DHS air and marine thumbs down
Department of Homeland Security officials supervise the largest law enforcement air force in the world, but they failed to perform their goals especially at U.S. borders, according to a new report obtained by ...
Border Patrol’s New National Strategy Faces Challenges, GAO Says
The performance goal and measures that will be used to provide oversight and accountability for US Border Patrol’s new 2012-2016 national strategy have not yet been established, Rebecca Gambler, acting ...
Both Presidents Bush and Obama are very hesitant regarding use of the military to secure the southwest border. Photo credit: DoD File Photo
Government border enforcement study assesses use of military resources
A section of the National Defense Authorization Act requires the Government Accountability Office examine the costs and benefits of an increased Department of Defense role in helping law enforcement officers secure the southwest ...
DHS oblivious to unauthorized foreigners In U.S., says new report
A number of representatives from watchdog groups, government agencies and the U.S. Congress are intensifying their criticism of the Obama Administration’s handling of illegal immigration and the Department of Homeland ...
Homeland Security staff suffer from low morale: New report
Chief Aguilar is regularly criticized by his own agents due to the perception he's a loyal Obama amnesty supporter. Credit: CBP/DHS The Department of Homeland Security, the nation’s third largest federal ...
U.S. bound cargo remains vulnerable to terrorists, WMD
It’s been more than a decade since Islamic terrorists attacked the U.S., yet the agency created to protect the nation from another strike is asleep at the wheel, failing to ...
Texas Border Coalition Urging Government to Beef Up Border Security
RIO GRANDE VALLEY - A group of South Texas leaders wants the federal government to open its wallet. The Texas Border Coalition says the government has already spent billions of ...
Feds fail to intercept nuclear terrorists
The GAO “Red Teams” were successful in sneaking radioactive material across both U.S. borders, yet the White House and members of Congress continue to ignore the threat. Practically nothing has been ...

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