The Supreme Court on Monday considered who has a right to challenge government eavesdropping on conversations between people in the United States and outside the country in a case touching on federal efforts to fight terrorism.
Source: The Greenville (S.C.) News | South Carolina |
October 26, 2012
At least seven employers in South Carolina have been cited for violating the state's newest tweaks to its immigration law, which requires all new employees, other than farm laborers, ministers and domestic servants, to be verified through the federal database.
Federal authorities running a sting operation arrested a 21-year-old Bangladeshi man, who came to the U.S. on a student visa and was allegedly planning to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York with what he believed was a 1,000-pound bomb.
The new rules mark a dramatic attempt by the nation's second-largest police department to distance itself from federal immigration policies that Charlie Beck says unfairly treat undocumented immigrants suspected of committing petty offenses.
State homeland security leaders and the local law enforcement community are disputing a Senate subcommittee’s charges that a network of 77 anti-terrorism centers, set up after 9/11 to share information, has “not produced useful intelligence to support federal counterterrorism efforts.”
The new organization will help state leaders create policy to protect infrastructure such as data and communication systems, financial records, banking systems, water systems, electrical grids and energy companies.