border security

Advocacy groups urge Congress not to support ‘smart wall’ border technology

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

"Ubiquitous surveillance technology poses a serious threat to human rights and constitutional liberties."

New House bill taps Silicon Valley for ‘smart’ border wall

by Carten Cordell • 2 years ago

Two days after calling for more technology to support border security, Hurd introduced new legislation to provide just that.

Bill would require a warrant to search devices at the border

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

A bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced Tuesday a bill that would require law enforcement to get probable cause warrants before searching Americans' digital devices at the border.

DHS acquisition management bills set for House passage

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

Two bills scheduled for a vote in the House on Tuesday seek to improve the way Department of Homeland Security officials oversee and document certain acquisition programs.

U.S. will use facial recognition at airports

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

The Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Customs and Border Protection is expanding facial-recognition technology at airports of entry nationwide after a successful pilot outside the nation's capital, according to a new privacy document.

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