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Visa-Waiver Program Gets Scrutiny: Lawmakers and ...

Wall Street Journal — By Kristina Peterson Following an initial clash over how to respond to the Paris terrorist attacks, Congress and the White House are finding more common ground in efforts to ...

November 29, 2015

American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With many of our nation’s top national security officials expressing concern over the ability to ensure ISIS terrorists are not exploiting the Syrian refugee program, the ...

November 19, 2015

Nation’s Top Security Officials’ Concerns on ...

House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul stated yesterday during a pen and pad on H.R. 4038, “It is the Administration’s own officials that were warning us about this program. It’s not ...

November 19, 2015

Joint Committees Examine Growing Terrorist ...

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) held a joint hearing with House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) to examine the rising threat of radicalism. Members ...

November 18, 2015

Homeland Security Committee Releases Report on ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Committee on Homeland Security released a Majority Staff Report today presenting the preliminary findings of a nearly year-long investigation into the counterterrorism ...

November 18, 2015

McCaul Introduces Bill to Protect Americans from ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today took an important step forward in protecting the homeland from ISIS and other Islamist terrorists looking to ...

November 17, 2015

McCaul Calls for Obama to Suspend Admission of ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman McCaul sent a letter today calling for President Obama to temporarily suspend admission of Syrian refugees into the United States. Today, ...

November 16, 2015

McCaul Statement on Paris Attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman McCaul (R-TX) released the following statement today regarding the attacks in Paris. “My prayers are with the victims of these heinous ...

November 13, 2015

Chairman McCaul Statement on Airstrike Targeting ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman McCaul made the following statement regarding the Defense Department’s announcement that a November 12 airstrike targeted ISIS executioner ...

November 13, 2015

McCaul Statement on President’s Plan to Close ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman McCaul today blasted President Obama’s “reckless” plan to transfer hardened terrorists to U.S. soil. Many of the terrorists held at ...

November 10, 2015

Chairman McCaul Releases November Terror Threat ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The November Terror Threat Snapshot was released today by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul. The “snapshot” is a monthly assessment of the ...

November 2, 2015

Committee Examines U.S. Counterterrorism Efforts, ...

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul held a hearing this week to examine worldwide threats and homeland security challenges. Members heard testimony and questioned witnesses ...

October 23, 2015

October Terror Threat Snapshot

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul today released October’s Terror Threat Snapshot, a monthly assessment of the Committee’s continuing effort to ...

October 6, 2015

McCaul Statement on Secret Service Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today issued the following statement regarding the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General's (IG) report on ...

October 1, 2015

Committee Passes 15 More Commonsense Bills to ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Homeland Security Committee today passed a series of bipartisan bills that will reform and improve key elements of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Since the ...

September 30, 2015

Committee Unveils Foreign Fighter Task Force's ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Homeland Security Committee’s bipartisan Foreign Fighter Task Force released its final report at a press conference today. The Task Force conducted an extensive, six month ...

September 29, 2015

Chairman McCaul Releases September ‘Terror ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new Terror Threat Snapshot for the month of September was released today by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul. The monthly assessment is the ...

September 28, 2015

Honor Those Who Perished at 9/11 by Confronting ...

On September 8, 2015, the House Homeland Security Committee held the first-ever Congressional hearing at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Commemorating the week of the 14th Anniversary of 9/11, the ...

September 22, 2015

McCaul Statement on Syrian Refugee Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) today issued the following statement regarding the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria and the President’s plan to ...

September 22, 2015

Witnesses Announced for Ground Zero Field Hearing ...

Tuesday, September 8 at 9:00 a.m. ET Beyond Bin Laden's Caves and Couriers to A New Generation of Terrorists: Confronting the Challenges in a Post 9/11 World Committee on Homeland Security Rep. ...

September 14, 2015

Brooks to Hold Field Hearing on Mass Gathering ...

Tomorrow, the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications will hold a field hearing to examine the coordinated security efforts of federal, state and local entities for mass ...

September 14, 2015