TSA officers would receive expanded protections like other federal employees under a bill passed by the U.S. House on Thursday.
President Trump talks big abound securing the nation’s borders and thwarting terrorist attacks, yet he’s left dozens of top Homeland Security jobs unfilled since taking office in January, “hallowing out the massive agency,” Quartz reports.
President Trump’s pledge to quickly hire 15,000 new border security agents and immigration officers has hit logistical snags.
Homeland Security may have to lower its hiring standards to increase immigration enforcement shut down the border with Mexico.
Nearly 200 employees and contract workers for Homeland Security have accepted bribes totaling about $150 million over the past 10 years.
Vice President Joe Biden said the FBI should be larger so it can focus on the growing threats of terrorism.
How many complaints were launched Border Patrol agents and how did the agency respond to each allegation?
The FBI was ranked the best place to work in the federal law enforcement by the Partnership of Public Service and Deloitte.