Janet Napolitano’s departure as head of the Homeland Security Department leaves President Barack Obama seeking a successor to run an agency at the center of his second-term push to revamp U.S. immigration law.
Janet Napolitano’s national profile and government experience trump the fact that she’s never held an academic post as she prepares to lead the financially challenged University of California, college administrators and professors said.
Procedures put in place after a foiled bomb plot have bolstered security better than an infeasible bill that would require all packages on air-cargo planes to be screened, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said.
The U.S. is abandoning the color- coded terror-alert guide adopted by the Bush administration in favor of a system designed to provide more specific warnings, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said.
The Senate should reject an amendment offered by Republican Senator John Cornyn that would block a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants until the U.S. has “full operational control” of its border, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said.