David Inserra specializes in cyber and homeland security policy, including protection of critical infrastructure, as research assistant in The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies.

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November 20, 2018, 4:29 PM EST
With just a month and a half remaining in the 115th Congress, members face a number of issues that require action. Immigration policy is one of those areas that will likely be a focal point of congressional debate and jockeying.
October 25, 2018, 4:18 PM EDT
With a so-called “caravan” of several thousand individuals trekking through Mexico and bound for the U.S., President Donald Trump is considering the option of sending U.S. troops to help close the southern border.
September 18, 2018, 9:55 AM EDT
President Donald Trump’s new executive order allowing the sanctioning of foreign individuals attempting to influence American elections is a necessary step in the right direction, but more can be done.
September 13, 2018, 9:48 AM EDT
Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland have all declared states of emergency in preparation for Hurricane Florence.
June 11, 2018, 8:48 AM EDT
Hurricane Alberto, the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season’s first named storm, already has brought rain and chaos from the Florida panhandle to the Great Lakes region.
January 10, 2018, 4:32 PM EST
President Donald Trump held talks with leaders of both political parties on Tuesday to discuss a major agenda item for this year: immigration.
November 20, 2017, 4:24 PM EST
This year, the Department of Homeland Security carried out covert tests on Transportation Security Administration security, and the results weren’t pretty.
November 6, 2017, 8:37 AM EST
In the several days after Tuesday’s terror attack in New York City, much political debate has centered on the Diversity Visa Lottery Program, which the terrorist used to enter the U.S. seven years ago.
November 2, 2017, 4:08 PM EDT
On Tuesday, Sayfullo Saipov used a rented Home Depot truck to attack bicyclists in Manhattan, killing eight and wounding more than a dozen others.
October 19, 2017, 2:25 PM EDT
The Justice Department unsealed criminal charges earlier this month against three men for plotting to attack New York City in 2016.
August 25, 2017, 4:59 PM EDT
Meteorologists have upgraded Hurricane Harvey to a Category 2 storm with 110 mph winds and expect that it will grow to a Category 3 hurricane before landfall tonight or tomorrow.
July 31, 2017, 2:35 PM EDT
The Department of Homeland Security is weighing a new policy that would allow for the expedited deportation of illegal immigrants.
June 19, 2017, 4:19 PM EDT
With homeland security being such a national priority, one would expect Congress and the Department of Homeland Security to have a well-organized relationship.
June 9, 2017, 9:52 AM EDT
Terrorist travel just got a little bit harder, as selected visa applicants are now being asked to turn over their social media information to State Department officials.
March 21, 2017, 9:52 AM EDT
Trump admin has set a strong precedent by indicting two Russian officers.
March 13, 2017, 4:14 PM EDT
San Francisco announced it is suspending involvement in JTTF.
February 24, 2017, 9:08 AM EST
The Secret Service currently polls as the worst place to work in gov't.
January 12, 2017, 8:50 AM EST
What were the top three takeaways from Gen. Kelly's confirmation hearing.
December 8, 2016, 9:01 AM EST
Talk about something deserving of being labelled as “fake news.”
December 6, 2016, 4:23 PM EST
DHS admitted greencards are missing and cannot be accounted for.