Homeland Security Dept.

The Department of Homeland Security has implemented several new measures, including automation and collaboration with other agencies, to reduce the number of backlogged, unvetted visas.

Rand Beers, DHS’ under secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate, noted that the agency has vetted 843,000 out of 1.6 million visa overstays since a General Accounting Office report issued in April on the subject. Keep reading →