DHS

government shutdown

Progressive Freshman Lawmakers to Vote No on Spending Bill That Would Fund ICE

Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib will vote against a bipartisan bill because it increases funding to the Department of Homeland Security.
Marie Solis
2.15.19
OpSec

American Sues US Government For Allegedly Pressuring Him To Unlock His Phone at Airport

CBP and DHS officers allegedly detained a Los Angeles man of Muslim faith for four hours before he boarded a plane, asking him questions and pressuring him to show them the contents of his phone.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.18.18
Apple

DHS Seized Aftermarket Apple Laptop Batteries From Independent Repair Expert Louis Rossman

Louis Rossmann says US Customs and Border Patrol seized $1,000 worth of laptop batteries, claiming they were counterfeit.
Matthew Gault
Jason Koebler
10.19.18
school

These Schools Are Taking Action to Keep ICE Out of the Classroom

Some loudly proclaim their "sanctuary" status. Others just quietly try to help kids learn how to avoid the feds.
Sonja Sharp
10.2.18
deepfakes

DHS Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny It Has Records on Deepfakes

As DARPA researchers work on identifying manipulated videos, and lawmakers call for an intelligence community report, the DHS is staying tight-lipped on deepfakes.
Joseph Cox
9.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Protesters Blasted Audio of Immigrant Kids Crying at Kirstjen Nielsen's House

Then chanted "shame" when she walked outside.
Drew Schwartz
6.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

DHS Chief Kirstjen Nielsen Got Heckled Out of a Mexican Restaurant in DC

She fled after they chanted "shame," "abolish ICE," and "if kids don't eat in peace, you don't eat in peace."
Drew Schwartz
6.20.18
dhs camps

The Debate About American 'Concentration Camps' Is Unfolding on Wikipedia

History’s being documented in real-time, by volunteer editors.
Samantha Cole
6.19.18
blind spots

DHS Did Not Investigate Hundreds of Civil Rights Abuse Complaints, Documents Reveal

DHS’s Office of the Inspector General says it has 'limited resources' to investigate hundreds of civil liberties and detainee abuse complaints, but one expert said the figures “demand a closer look.”
Joseph Cox
6.19.18
NOT OUT OF THE BLUE

US Government Probes Airplane Vulnerabilities, Says Airline Hack Is ‘Only a Matter of Time’

According to DHS and other US government documents obtained by Motherboard, the DHS is continuing to investigate how insecure commercial aircraft are to cyber attacks, with one research lab saying hacking a plane may lead to a "catastrophic disaster."
Joseph Cox
6.6.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Nancy Pelosi delivers eight-hour "DACA-buster" on House floor, DHS says Russians hacked US voting systems, White House reportedly knew about Rob Porter allegations, and more.
VICE Staff
2.8.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Secret anti-FBI memo could drop any minute, more Rohingya mass graves uncovered, former Trump spokesman to speak with special counsel, and more.
VICE Staff
2.1.18
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