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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 16°C

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# Kirstjen Nielsen
US Homeland Security chief Nielsen out as border crossings surge
US Border Patrol estimates put the number of migrants passing through Mexico at over 100,000 in March.
# Washington
Trump says shutdown could last 'years' as he threatens to declare national emergency
The US president says he could bypass Congress for border wall funding.
# Child Safety
Ireland and US agree to share travel information of convicted child sex offenders
The Cabinet approved the sharing of travel information of child sex offenders from the US to Ireland and vice versa.
# homeland security
Illegal crossings at US/Mexico border at 17-year-low and Trump is getting the credit
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the numbers are “no accident”
# low-level offences
Trump administration rewrites the rules with sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants
Now, illegal immigrants who are suspected of a crime will be a top priority for deportation.
# homeland security
US immigration at Dublin and Shannon operating Trump's ban on people from 7 Muslim countries
Entry to the US is being denied to people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
# keeping secrets
Secrecy, terrorism and no egos: What it's really like to work as a CIA agent
Former CIA operative Brian Goral talks about his experiences.
# Undocumented
US policy change could shield Irish immigrants from deportation
If adopted it could limit removals of people who have little or no criminal record but have committed repeat immigration violations.
# homeland security
US warns of possible shoe bomb terror threat
The Department of Homeland Security has urged airlines to pay extra attention to flights from overseas into the US.
# Al Qaeda
High-level meeting at White House amid heightened terror fears
National Security Advisor Susan Rice chaired the meeting as US embassies across the Islamic world close today due to terror concerns.
In photos: what has US airport security confiscated this week?
Well, for a start, some grenades, guns and knife-combs.
# Plot
'Undetectable' underwear bomb plot thwarted says CIA
The device was an upgrade of the Christmas 2009 underwear bomb plot but the would-be bomber had not yet picked a target or bought an airline ticket.
Column: Have you triggered the US deportation algorithm on Twitter?
Be careful what you write on social media, writes Paul Quigley. As one Irish Twitter user found out this week – someone could be watching over you…
# iPassport
Man uses iPad to cross US border (or does he?)
Canadian Martin Reisch says a customs officer allowed him to pass into the US with only a scan of his passport on his iPad.
# homeland security
Trooper tries to warn coach of Gatorade bath... fails
WATCH: The security wasn’t hanging around after telling West Virginia coach what was coming.