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Trump Defends Charlottesville Comments At Phoenix Rally

NPR | Aug. 22, 2017 8:59 a.m.

President Trump threatened a government shutdown if Congress refuses to fund the border wall he promised during the campaign.

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Homeland Security To Waive Environmental Rules On Border Wall Projects

NPR | Aug. 1, 2017 5:41 p.m.

The agency says it will bypass rules requiring environmental studies before building on public land, hoping partly to ease the construction of prototypes for Trump's proposed border wall in San Diego.

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DHS Outlines New Rules Tightening Enforcement Of Immigration Law

NPR | Feb. 21, 2017 8:32 a.m.

Two memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, greatly expand the number of immigrants prioritized for removal. The rules do not affect "Dreamers" — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

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Draft Homeland Security Guidelines Seek To Aggressively Detain Immigrants

AP | Feb. 19, 2017 2:54 p.m. | Washington

The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly.

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Why Is The State Of Oregon Conducting Intelligence Work?

OPB | April 26, 2016 5 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

The #BlackLivesMatter investigation has raised questions about the role of the Oregon Fusion Center and the cultural competency of its employees.

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Regular Driver's License OK At Airports For At Least Two More Years

Northwest News Network | Jan. 8, 2016 4:17 p.m.

The Department of Homeland Security Friday extended its deadline for non-compliant states to raise ID card standards.