The Pima County Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security is staging a training exercise from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on the northwest side, and it needs volunteers willing to play victims, Caren Prather, volunteer coordinator, said.
"As illegal immigration has dropped, agents and officers can focus on narco-traffickers and human smugglers," Homeland Security SecretaryJanet Napolitano said Friday at the end of a two-day visit to review border security in Texas and Arizona.
While a specific metric to measure border security is still lacking, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says it's important to take a broad view of the border to judge the effectiveness of the government's efforts.
PHOENIX - Last week's release of illegal immigrants into Arizona is another example of federal targeting of the state for refusing to knuckle under on immigration policy, Gov. Jan Brewer charged Monday.
WASHINGTON — The White House worked Wednesday to distance itself from the recent release of illegal immigrants from federal custody, a move officials at the Department of Homeland Security suggested was necessary given looming budget cuts.
PHOENIX - A civil rights group is claiming a new memo from immigration officials proves Gov. Jan Brewer is legally wrong in denying driver's licenses to individuals in the president's "deferred action" program.
Three Arizona men are among 245 adults arrested in an international investigation of child exploitation called "Operation Sunflower."
WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department paid for an underwater robot in a Midwest city with no major rivers or lakes nearby, a hog catcher in rural Texas and a fish tank in a small Texas town, according to a new congressional report highlighting what it described as wasteful spending o…
LOS ANGELES — The Department of Homeland Security is reviewing guidelines for use of force by border agencies amid a sharp increase in agent-involved killings along the U.S.-Mexico border.
WASHINGTON - Despite ongoing violence south of the border, cooperation between Mexico and the United States has reached unprecedented levels.
A discrimination lawsuit in Washington, D.C., has forced an Arizona native and UA grad out of her high-ranking position in the Department of Homeland Security.
PHOENIX - Arizonans used to getting travel warnings about Rocky Point and Guaymas may soon be hearing advisories about Green Valley and Bisbee.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they’ve seized
more than 1,900 rounds of ammunition at the Dennis DeConcini Port