Department Homeland Security

  • Student visas must be verified by customs, DHS says

    5/3/13 5:40 PM Comment

    The Homeland Security Department ordered its border agents "effective immediately" to verify that every international student who arrives in the U.S. has a valid student visa.

  • DHS to track immigrants who overstay visas

    3/6/12 11:55 AM Comment

    A case against Amine El Khalifi, 29, of Alexandria, Va., has renewed the debate about how the U.S. government routinely fails to track millions of foreign visitors who remain in the country longer than they are allowed.