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11 June 2021 Security News

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  • DHS Releases Plan for Use of Border Barrier Funds DHS 11 Jun 2021 -- Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released the agency's plan for funds the previous administration was planning to use for construction of a border wall at the Southwest border of the United States. The plan fulfills a requirement of President Biden's Proclamation ending the diversion of funds for border wall, and outlines steps DHS will take to end wall expansion to the extent permitted by law and address life, safety, and environmental concerns.
  • DOD Announces Plan to Restore $2.2 Billion in Funding Previously Used for Border Barrier Construction DoD 11 Jun 2021 -- In accordance with President Biden's direction in Presidential Proclamation 10142 issued on January 20, 2021, the Department of Defense has developed a plan for redirecting funds and repurposing contracts as appropriate and consistent with applicable law.
  • Daughter of Notorious Mexican Cartel Leader Sentenced for Criminal Violation of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act US Dept. of Justice 11 Jun 2021 -- The daughter of the leader of the Mexican drug trafficking organization known as the Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generacion (CJNG), a dual U.S.-Mexican citizen, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for willfully engaging in financial dealings with Mexican companies that had been identified as specially designated narcotics traffickers by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (OFAC).

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