Category: Homeland Security News

ImmigrationJoe Biden to Pause Border Wall Construction, Issue Protections for DACA Recipients, Roll Back Other Trump Immigration Policies By Julián Aguilar Published 20 January 2021 On the same afternoon he’s sworn in as the nation’s 46th president, Joe Biden will take multiple executive actions that will undo several of former President Trump’s immigration policies, his

IranBiden to Inherit Trump’s Aggressive Iran Social Media Campaign By Michael Lipin Published 20 January 2021 The incoming Biden administration is inheriting from President Donald Trump an Iran-focused social media campaign that dramatically boosted U.S. engagement with Iranians by sharply criticizing their Islamist rulers, a strategy that President-elect Joe Biden appears set to change.  The incoming

DNACoercive Collection of DNA Is Unethical, Damaging to the Future of Medical Research Published 20 January 2021 The compulsory collection of DNA being undertaken in some parts of the world is not just unethical, but risks affecting people’s willingness to donate biological samples and thus contribute to the advancement of medical knowledge and the development

First respondersRescuers at Risk: Emergency Personnel Face Trauma, PTSS Published 19 January 2021 A new study has for the first time, demonstrated differences in the prevalence of post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) in different groups of rescue workers and emergency personnel, including firefighters, police officers and psychiatric nurses. A new study in Frontiers in Psychiatry has for the first

ExtremismPolice, Soldiers Bring Lethal Skill to Militia Campaigns against U.S. Government By Arie Perliger Published 19 January 2021 Thousands of police and soldiers – people professionally trained in the use of violence and familiar with military protocols – are part of an extremist effort to undermine the U.S. government and subvert the democratic process. When