zika

Zika virus and birth defects in Brazil: New research

Scientists are still trying to gain a better understanding of the Zika virus–which the World Health Organization has called an international public health emergency–while public health officials scramble to manage outbreaks without a complete...
US Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson

Jeh Johnson on Southwest Border Security

In connection with the latest monthly release of the numbers of apprehensions on our southwest border, Secretary Johnson made the following statement: “In February 2016, apprehensions by the Border Patrol on our...

ICE Arrests 25 Criminal Aliens in FL

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers arrested 25 criminal aliens from Feb. 29 to March 4 during a targeted enforcement action targeting criminal aliens who...
proposal

FAA Proposes Rule to Overhaul Safety Cert Standards

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today proposed a rule that overhauls the airworthiness standards for small general aviation airplanes. The FAA’s proposal, which is based on industry...
eGlobalTech

eGlobalTech Contract with the DHS OEC

eGlobalTech (eGT), a leading provider of management and IT consulting services for the Federal Government, was awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Emergency Communications...
STEM

DHS Training Opps for Intl STEM Students

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will publish a final rule Friday, March 11, 2016, to strengthen and enhance the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program for international students in science,...
Jeh C. Johnson, Department of Homeland Security Secretary

Jeh Johnson Chosen ASIS NYC Person of the Year

Jeh Charles Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security, will be recognized as the ASIS NYC Chapter “Person of the Year” for his dedication to the men and women in the law enforcement...
Civil Rights

Comm on Civil Rights Public Briefing set for 3/18/16

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announced today that it will hold a public briefing on Friday, March 18th, 2016 to examine how municipalities may target individuals within the criminal justice...
Known Employer Pilot Program

DHS Launches Known Employer Pilot Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the launch of a Known Employer pilot to assess a new process for employers seeking to hire certain workers through employment-based visa...
sba

SBA: Increase in Fed Contracts to Small Business

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) on Wednesday, March 2 announced the federal government hit its goal of awarding at least 5 percent of all contracts to women-owned small businesses (WOSBs)...