Tag: Homeland Security

coast, guard, leadership, accountability

Coast Guard’s Grappling with Harassment and Discrimination Offers Lessons on Leadership Accountability

Lt. Cmdr. Kerry Karwan, a retired member of the Coast Guard and member of the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN), attended the Dec. 11 joint congressional hearing by the U.S. House Oversight and Homeland Security Committees. The issue at hand was one she had personal experience with. “Righting the Ship,”…

Black Students at Trump Rally Removed for No Reason

By Sheryl Estrada A Valdosta State University student cries while sharing thoughts on her removalfrom Donald Trump’s rally along with other students. BeforeGOP presidential candidate Donald Trumparrived at a rally at Valdosta State University on Monday, a Secret Service agent oversaw the removal of a group of more than twodozen…

Homeland Security Monitoring 'Black Lives Matter' Movement

Recently released documents reveal the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has been monitoring the Black Lives Matter movement since summer 2014, following the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and the surveillance includes keeping tabs on protests, gatherings, peaceful marches and social media activity. Responding to a Freedom of Information Act request…

Details on Obama's Immigration Reform

By Julissa Catalan In addition to extended rights for Dreamers and parents of U.S. citizens, the Department of Homeland Security has revealed other details on how the Obama administration plans to facilitate the citizenship process for immigrants using Obama’s executive action. In one memo, Homeland Secretary Jeh Johnson unveiled plans…