Politics and National Security

After being split from their parents, some children were allegedly sexually, physically or emotionally abused in foster care.
Communities scrambled to find beds and food for children suddenly left alone at schools and day care after their parents were rounded up in mass raids.
Some workers hired by the raided Mississippi chicken processing plants had prior immigration violations, according to unsealed court documents.
The president blamed "the LameStream Media," saying that he didn't want the Texas congressman to undergo "months of slander and libel."
American Oversight, a nonpartisan watchdog group, filed a lawsuit to get more information about how officials responded to the crisis at MDC Brooklyn.
The split by lawmakers with national security backgrounds shows the risk of party fractures growing over foreign policy.
Homeland Security said fast-track deportations, which do not require an appearance before a judge, will apply to anyone in the country illegally less than two years.
One official at a Border Patrol facility told investigators that the migrant crisis is a "ticking time bomb."
The former national security adviser said Trump's lying ... again.
Brock Long, known for mishandling the Hurricane Maria response, got a steep discount from former Homeland Security head Kirstjen Nielsen.
The newspaper shot back that Trump's own officials made clear they had no security concerns about the article.
The inspector general's office said that detainees were in soiled clothes and had been forced to stay in standing-room-only conditions for days or weeks.
"Highly sensitive classified information ... if publicly released would put our national security at risk,” Coats said in a statement.
"From the administration that killed net neutrality," one commenter noted.
The South Bend Mayor also called the Iraq War, which he said national security adviser John Bolton helped create, one of the worst foreign policy mistakes in U.S. history.
President Maithripala Sirisena’s office cited concerns over identification and national security in the wake of the deadly bombings.
The acting DHS chief said he regretted that the policy led to a loss in faith, but didn't mention the thousands of children separated from their parents.
Vitiello’s impending departure from ICE comes amid a major shakeup at the Department of Homeland Security.
The MSNBC host gives a top White House aide a lesson in civics.