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State Department Amps Up Passport Fraud Detection

Following a Government Accountability Office investigation that uncovered weaknesses in the State Department’s ability to detect fraudulent passport application, legislators introduced the Passport Identity Verification Act yesterday during a Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security hearing. Subcommittee Chairman Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and …

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DHS Funds Terrorism Research Program

The Department of Homeland Security is giving out university program funding to further research on terrorism. University of Maryland, College Park is going to receive a $3.3 million grant from the DHS Center for Excellence. This grant will fund the START program, the Study for Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism. …

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