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Wed, 2010-03-24 11:48 AM
The bomb arson tracking system (BATS) employed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has been endorsed by the International Association of Arson Investigators, Inc. (IAAI)...
Tue, 2010-03-23 11:54 AM
Are the Department of Defense and other agencies, which collect voluminous amounts of data from their many intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities, able to make good use of...
Tue, 2010-03-23 11:43 AM
The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has grant monies available for a low-cost biological detector.S&T notes that it has “designed this program to provide a proof-of-concept...
Tue, 2010-03-23 11:26 AM
Greenville, SC-based Integrated Biometrics has named Paul Frasca, a veteran of the biometric industry, senior vice president of global sales.He joins the company with more than 10 years of biometric...
Mon, 2010-03-22 03:31 PM
Woburn, MA-based L-3 Security & Detection Systems reports that it has received orders valued at more than $45 million from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and a $2.8 million...
Wed, 2010-03-17 04:20 PM
While narco-war rages along the Mexican border, are border agents and other DHS officials being turned to the Dark Side?Recently, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’...
Tue, 2010-03-16 03:11 PM
DHS has unveiled an initiative for increased consultation and coordination with federally recognized tribes across the U.S., which it says “builds on current tribal partnerships to protect the safety...
Tue, 2010-03-16 02:56 PM
Santa Clara, CA-based SecuGen, an optical fingerprint device vendor, has unveiled its new iD-SERIAL fingerprint reader.The company describes iD-SERIAL as a complete biometric system that captures,...
Mon, 2010-03-15 02:38 PM
Would you pay an extra dollar or so for your next smartphone if it included an app that alerted you -- and DHS -- when you were near dangerous chemicals?That’s approximately the value proposition...
Mon, 2010-03-15 02:30 PM
Rishon LeZion, Israel-based Hi-Tech Solutions Ltd. (HTS), a developer and provider of optical character recognition (OCR) computer and vision systems, is integrating its license plate recognition (...
Mon, 2010-03-15 02:25 PM
American Science and Engineering, Inc. (AS&E) reports that the National Customs Agency of Bulgaria is now using the company's Z Backscatter Van (ZBV) mobile X-ray inspection system.The ZBV will...
Fri, 2010-03-12 04:51 PM
Waltham, MA-based Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. has won a DHS / USCIS contract for over-the-phone interpretation services.  The contract, which the company expects to be worth approximately $7...

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Written by Walter Ewing, American Immigration Council The GOP candidates for President are falling over one another to demonstrate who would be the “toughest” on immigrants and who would finally make U.S. borders “secure.”
Washington, DC, December 1 - Today, a coalition of 224 immigration, civil rights, labor, and social service groups filed an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief, urging the Supreme Court to review the Fifth Circuit’s decision in Texas v. United States, which has delayed implementation of President Obama’s 2014 deferred action initiatives
By Joshua Breisblatt Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-FL) recently released his immigration plan entitled, “Cruz Plan to Stop Illegal Immigration: Secure the Border, Restore the Rule of Law, and Protect Americans.”
 

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