Category Archives: Homeland Security

How a South Texas bureaucrat became a multimillionaire amid the rush to build a border fence

[Translate] How a South Texas bureaucrat became a multimillionaire amid the rush to build a border fence A decade ago as the federal government rushed to construct 60 miles of barrier in the Rio Grande Valley, it entrusted the chief … Continue reading

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Top Democrat seeks answers on $297 million recruiting contract for Trump’s immigration crackdown

[Translate] Top Democrat seeks answers on $297 million recruiting contract for Trump’s immigration crackdown Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee ranking member Sen. Claire McCaskill. (Susan Walsh / AP file) Greg MoranContact Reporter The top Democrat on the U.S. … Continue reading

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CBP has to hire 5,000 new Border Patrol agents. It’s paying a private company $297 million to help.

[Translate] CBP has to hire 5,000 new Border Patrol agents. It’s paying a private company $297 million to help. In this Aug. 11, photo U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents in Texas apprehend immigrants suspected of crossing into the United … Continue reading

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Private Companies Look to Cash in as Homeland Security Brings Facial Recognition to U.S. Borders

[Translate] Private Companies Look to Cash in as Homeland Security Brings Facial Recognition to U.S. Borders Lee Fang, Ali Winston November 29 2017, 11:05 a.m. In a crowded conference room earlier this month in Menlo Park, California, representatives from companies around the … Continue reading

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Market Forces: the development of the EU security-industrial complex Bookmark and Share

[Translate] Market Forces: the development of the EU security-industrial complex Download the report (pdf) See also: NeoConOpticon: The EU Security-Industrial Complex (pdf) A new kind of arms race, one in which all  the weapons are pointing inwards. Published in 2009. … Continue reading

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Private prisons boom in Texas and across America under Trump’s immigration crackdown

[Translate] Private prisons boom in Texas and across America under Trump’s immigration crackdown By Lise Olsen August 19, 2017 Updated: August 21, 2017 10:18am   Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff Image 1 of 3 Business is booming for GEO Group, a … Continue reading

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The Role of Policy in Balancing Outsourcing and Homeland Security

[Translate] The Role of Policy in Balancing Outsourcing and Homeland Security

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ICE detainees are asking to be put in solitary confinement for their own safety

[Translate] ICE detainees are asking to be put in solitary confinement for their own safety

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The Real Homeland Security Gaps

[Translate] The Real Homeland Security Gaps

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Is the Department of Homeland Security Too Dependent on Contractors To Do the Government’s Work

[Translate] Is the Department of Homeland Security Too Dependent on Contractors To Do the Government’s Work

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