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Documents allege Texas DPS spying on Mexico

Documents allege Texas DPS spying on Mexico Dylan Baddour | April 13, 2015 | Updated: April 13, 2015 6:00pm Internal documents from the Texas Department of Public Safety raise questions about the legality of privately-contracted border protection efforts, the Austin … Continue reading

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Why Is an Israeli Defense Contractor Building a ‘Virtual Wall’ in the Arizona Desert?

Why Is an Israeli Defense Contractor Building a ‘Virtual Wall’ in the Arizona Desert? Israeli companies are using the lessons they’ve learned occupying Gaza to militarize the US border. Todd Miller and Gabriel Matthew Schivone January 26, 2015 A Border … Continue reading

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The Operators of America’s Largest Immigrant Detention Center Have A History of Inmate Abuse

The Operators of America’s Largest Immigrant Detention Center Have A History of Inmate Abuse By Taylor Wofford 12/20/14 at 4:50 PM Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television from their holding area where hundreds of … Continue reading

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48,000 Federal Employees Potentially Affected by Second Background Check Hack

48,000 Federal Employees Potentially Affected by Second Background Check Hack wk1003mike/Shutterstock.com By Nextgov Staff December 18, 2014 15 Comments This story has been updated.  The Office of Personnel Management is alerting more than 48,000 federal employees their personal information may … Continue reading

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48,000 Federal Employees Potentially Affected by Second Background Check Hack

48,000 Federal Employees Potentially Affected by Second Background Check Hack By Nextgov Staff 3:22 PM ET This story will be updated.  The Office of Personnel Management is alerting more than 48,000 federal employees their personal information may have been exposed … Continue reading

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James Risen: The Post-9/11 Homeland Security Industrial Complex Profiteers and Endless War

James Risen: The Post-9/11 Homeland Security Industrial Complex Profiteers and Endless War Sunday, 16 November 2014 00:00 By Mark Karlin, Truthout | Interview (Photo: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing)Unintimidated by the efforts of two administrations to force him to reveal a … Continue reading

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GAO upholds FCi protest against security contract to USIS unit

GAO upholds FCi protest against security contract to USIS unit Tue Oct 21, 2014 9:36am EDT A view shows the United States Investigations Services (USIS) headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia January 26, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst (Reuters) – The U.S. … Continue reading

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DHS Expects to Outsource Employment Verification Checks to the Cloud

DHS Expects to Outsource Employment Verification Checks to the Cloud Andrea Danti/Shutterstock.com By Aliya Sternstein 4:00 AM ET 2 Comments The Department of Homeland Security plans to try a novel identity check model that lets citizens put a freeze on their … Continue reading

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FCi Federal, Inc.

FCi Federal, Inc. B-408558.4,B-408558.5,B-408558.6: Oct 20, 2014 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 12 pages) DOCUMENT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE The decision issued on the date below was subject to a GAO Protective Order. This redacted version has been approved for public … Continue reading

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USIS suffers another blow as GAO rules for competitor in wake of fraud allegations

USIS suffers another blow as GAO rules for competitor in wake of fraud allegations By Christian Davenport October 20 at 7:43 PM Follow @_chrisdavenport USIS, the embattled major federal contractor, suffered another blow Monday after government lawyers determined that the … Continue reading

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