Dept. of Homeland Security
The Dept. of Homeland Security said there have been over 25,000 security breaches at airports in the past 10 years — an average of seven per day.
The political backlash against “Secure Communities” continues to grow in the wake of the city council vote this week to support state legislation that would allow local jurisdictions to opt-out.
City Councilman Bernard Parks says local governments shouldn’t have to compensate for the U.S. government failing to “secure the borders”.
A program designed to cross-check the immigration status of every person arrested in California with a U.S. database is now in place in every county.
Officials say the funds will be used to purchase high-tech gadgets like a $1 million vehicle designed to handle hazardous chemical and biological materials.