Department of Homeland Security

immigration

Trump Could Soon Decide the Fates of 800,000 Young Immigrants

"It terrifies me," said one.
Meredith Hofman
8.26.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump's Mar-a-Lago Visitor Logs Will Soon Be Public

The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington group plans to release to the logs in September after the Department of Homeland Security turns them over.
River Donaghey
7.17.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Just Signed a Revised Travel Ban

The new executive order places a temporary travel ban on Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya and Yemen, and moves the cap on refugees down to just 50,000 people.
Lauren Messman
3.6.17
The Up Close and Personal Issue

How the Government Monitored Twitter During Baltimore's Freddie Gray Protests

This month's FOIA should serve as a cautionary note to activists using Twitter and other social media to promote their causes.
Jason Leopold
5.19.16
tech

The Future of Border Securing Technology Is Here and It’s Terrifying

Drones, 3D holograms, cameras with body heat detection, and a 360-degree radar surveillance.
Meredith Hoffman
4.21.16
News

How the Feds Took Down Rentboy.com

The site has been shut down by Homeland Security agents and employees are now facing life-altering punishments for allegedly helping sex workers connect to clients.
Melissa Gira Grant
8.27.15
News

The US Government Is Spending Millions to Illegally Lock Up Immigrant Families

Private prison companies are reaping in government cash to run detention centers for immigrant families, despite a court ruling ordering the Obama administration to close the controversial facilities.
Meredith Hoffman
8.14.15
News

​The FBI Says It Doesn’t Need a Warrant to Track Your Cell Phone in Public

The FBI recently started requiring agents to obtain a warrant before using Stingray tracking technology, but privacy advocates say exceptions to the rules leave plenty of room for abuse.
CJ Ciaramella
1.13.15
Bad Cop Blotter

Are Albuquerque’s Police the Worst in the US?

They've shot and killed 26 people in the past four years.
Lucy Steigerwald
6.25.14
Bad Cop Blotter

America's Homeland Security Is Afraid of Mentally Ill Canadian Tourists

All in the name of "border security".
Lucy Steigerwald
12.3.13
Bad Cop Blotter

The Department of Homeland Security Helped Itself to a Journalist’s Documents

Her notes were seized because the cops weren't sure she was allowed to have them.
Lucy Steigerwald
10.29.13