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Are ICE officers overworked?

A shootout inside the Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) office, Glenn M. Anderson Federal Building, in Long Beach, California on Thursday, February …

A Witness To Homeland Security’s Birth

It has been eight years since Darrell Darnell applied for work in a newly established Justice Department office that helped states and cities prepare for a catastrophic attack.

Sensible Security Fixes

ALONG-DORMANT battle over the Department of Homeland Security’s labor practices resurfaced last week in the Senate. The White House threatened to veto a generally sensible homeland security bill that was based on the Sept. 11 commission’s recommendations, because of a provision that would allow Transportation Security Administration employees to engage in collective bargaining. In the Senate, 36 Republicans are promising to sustain that decision by President Bush.

Bill on Foreign Investment Advances

The House agreed yesterday to give the government broader powers to review foreign investments in U.S. power plants, ports and other facilities that could be vulnerable to terrorist attacks.

Rep. Jefferson to Get Homeland Security Seat

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who yanked embattled Rep. William J. Jefferson off a powerful tax committee last year, has decided to put him on the Homeland Security panel, aides to the Louisiana Democrat confirmed yesterday.