Arrest of alleged Islamic State backers highlight need for Homeland Security funding: NYPD

Arrest of alleged Islamic State backers highlight need for Homeland Security funding: NYPD

The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to clear a path for immigration restrictions to be stripped from a Department of Homeland Security funding bill, a key step toward averting a partial shutdown of the agency within days.

(Reporting by Julia Edwards in Washington; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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