U.S. Department of Homeland Security News

ACLU sues customs and border enforcement for allegedly violating FOIA law

By Tabitha Fleming | May 1, 2017

HOUSTON – The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas has filed a lawsuit in district court against the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for allegedly failing to provide documents or respond to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests filed back in February.

States look to delay immigration action case until after inauguration

By Carrie Salls | Nov 23, 2016

BROWNSVILLE – Texas and more than a dozen other states have asked the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas to stay a case related to their challenge of President Barack Obama’s suspension of immigration laws covering 4 million of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States until after the inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump.  

Black woman accuses homeland security secretary of discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Aug 3, 2016

HOUSTON — An immigration agent is suing the U.S. secretary of homeland security, alleging age and racial discrimination.

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