Homeland Security

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Coalition Petitions Homeland Security to End Privatization of Detention Centers

Jacinta Gonzalez of Mijente: “The country’s detention system represents a major crisis made worse by companies profiting from the suffering of the people kept inside.”

Arab-American Journalist Put Through 'Psychological Torture' By Federal Officials

Kim Badawi, a Paris-born American photojournalist, recently tweeted about how Homeland Security detained and interrogated him over his work in the Middle East. 

Morehouse Alum Jeh Johnson Tapped to Head Homeland Security

Obama will tap an African American, Jeh Johnson, to succeed Janet Napolitano as head of the Department of Homeland Security

Is Obama Poised To Create Stop-and-Frisk Nation?

Amidst national debates around racial profiling, Obama endorses the head cheerleader for stop-and-frisk policies to head Homeland Security.

U.S. Says Sorry for Holding Up 'King of Bollywood' at NY Airport

Khan’s incident might be gaining international attention because he is a celebrity, but the truth is that ordinary American citizens and immigrants here in the United States grapple with racial and religious profiling routinely at airports.

Obama's Ongoing Detention Disaster

Promises, promises of reform, but still no follow through.

Government Snoops Use Facebook. The Only Question is, for What?

A watchdog’s suit is jarring open the once hidden, unregulated world of online surveillance.