Of the tens of thousands illegal immigrant family units that streamed across the U.S.-Mexico border last year and were released into the U.S., just a fraction have been removed, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement data.
GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee slammed President Obama’s new rules to regulate carbon emissions from power plants as a handout to wealthy foreigners and Washington insiders Monday.
A California camp counselor — now charged with child molestation and distribution of child pornography— was able to maintain his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status and job prior to his arrest despite being considered a “potentially egregious public safety,” the Obama administration has revealed to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA).
The Obama administration says it has recovered or terminated the 2,600 three-year amnesty documents issued in violation of a district court injunction. According to a Justice Department filing with the court, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has replaced the erroneously
In the wake of a recent court ruling against detention for illegal immigrant families, a group of House Democrats are calling on the Obama administration to end family detention.
While this year the number of unaccompanied Central American minors apprehended attempting to illegally enter the U.S. is slightly lower than last year, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports that the level of migration from Central America is still high.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Western Texas announced the 23 arrests and two additional arrests for federal drug charges this week. Authorities say the illegal immigrant smuggling ring operates in Eagle Pass, Crystal City, Carrizo Springs, Uvalde, San Antonio, Laredo, Dallas and other areas of Texas.
According to Babin, the administration should not be allowed to continue to expand the refugees resettlement program until the Government Accountability Office completes an audit of its costs. The Texas lawmaker introduced legislation to that end Wednesday.
Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) has introduced legislation that would prevent the Obama Administration from diluting the Oath of Allegiance required for immigrants to become citizens.
The group, Presente.org, names Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), and Dick Durbin (D-IL) as its primary Democrats of concern after those lawmakers signaled support for introducing legislation targeting sanctuary cities. Feinstein and Boxer are reportedly working on legislation to that end.
The revelation that Reines’ work emails also include those from a personal account adds to on going concerns about Clinton’s use of a private email account and server to conduct official business while Secretary of State. Notably the extent to which other employees at the department were also engaged in the practice.
According to the groups — which include the ACLU, Human Rights Watch, NAACP, La Raza, and MALDEF — the prosecution of illegal border crossing is the most prosecuted federal crime in the U.S. but, they charge, it does not meet the Justice Department’s standard for enforcement priorities.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia alleges that Fattah and his associates borrowed $1 million and concealed the loan funds and repayment schemes in “sham contracts and made false entries in accounting records, tax returns and campaign finance disclosure statements.”
“Listen you’ve got a member here and a member their who are off the reservation, no big deal,” Boehner told reporters in response to questions about recent conservative attacks on House and Senate leadership. Tuesday evening Meadows introduced a motion to vacate the chair in an act of defiance against Boehner’s leadership.
In written responses to Senate Judiciary Immigration and the National Interest Subcommittee Republicans following the committee’s earlier oversight hearing, obtained by Breitbart News, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services reveal that six of the DACA requests USCIS flagged as security concerns were approved for the program.
The Obama administration is extending the availability of Temporary Protected Status for current TPS beneficiaries from Somalia for another 18 months, through March 17, 2017.
In the wake of a district court’s ruling against the detention of illegal immigrant families, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) is calling on the Obama administration to vigorously defend the policy.
The Obama administration is again warning illegal immigrants who were issued three-year work permits — in violation of a court order — to return those documents immediately or else find their deferred status terminated.
“As leader of the IRS, Commissioner John Koskinen has repeatedly failed to take responsibility for the destruction of evidence by the agency an the numerous misstatements he made to Congress abut this matter. Because of his actions, and the actions of others at the agency he leads the American people may never know the truth about the IRS’ targeting for conservative-tax-exempt applications,” the lawmakers wrote Monday in the nearly 30-page letter highlighting the Committee’s findings against Koskinen and the IRS to comply with their probe.
Committees in both the House and Senate have launched investigations into the matter and last week the Attorney General Loretta Lynch said the Justice Department would “review all the information and determine what steps, if any, to take at the appropriate time.” According to the House Freedom Caucus, the time to cut funding to Planned Parenthood is now.
Monday night the Senate voted to advance its six-year highway legislation, including an extension of the Export-Import Bank attached. Conservatives are, however, staunchly opposed to Ex-Im’s reauthorization and House Leadership has indicated it will not take up the Senate’s bill.
The Obama administration has taken extensive efforts to try to recoup some 2,600 three-year work permits issued in violation of a federal district court’s injunction halting President Obama’s executive amnesty programs — expanded DACA and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA). USCIS is simply replacing the three-year permits with the allowable two-year documents. Latino groups are complaining.
While many have referred to Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez — the man charged with murdering Kathryn Steinle — in varying formats as an illegal immigrant, repeat felon, multiple deportee, to Sayu Bhojwani he is a type of “American.”
A group of illegal immigrants crashed a morning Miami Beach photo shoot earlier this month — inadvertently photobombing a model as they ran ashore from their boat and on to the beach.
“Secretary Clinton has repeatedly claimed that the work-related emails on her private home server did not include classified information, but we know that is not true,” John Boehner says. “If Secretary Clinton truly has nothing to hide, she can prove it by immediately turning over her server to the proper authorities and allowing them to examine the complete record,” he added.