A recent SSA Inspector General audit estimates that the agency has paid out some $17.1 million in benefits to at least 740 dead people. In one case, a Connecticut man has been convicted of defrauding the program for a quarter century.
Arrests of violent gang members reached a high in 2012 but then plummeted by more than 25 percent the following year. That raises concerns about just how much of a priority for immigration enforcement international gangs are under the Obama administration’s policies.
With the top dogs in his corner, Politico reports that Sen. Chuck Schumer is in position to replace departing Sen. Harry Reid as Democratic Senate leader.
Rep. Gutierrez Unveils ‘Do Not Deport Me’ Cards, Encourages Illegal Immigrants To Prep For Exec. Amnesty
Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) has created what he is calling a “family defender toolkit” or a pamphlet for illegal immigrants to help them prepare for President Obama’s executive amnesty and avoid deportation while they wait to apply.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) wants to make sure the Department of Homeland Security holds its Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas accountable for actions he took while director of USCIS. Specifically, granting EB-5 visa benefits to Democratically connected foreign investors.
Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) absence from the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting is hopefully not a sign that the presidential candidate is “backing away from the Hispanic community,” USHCC president and CEO Javier Palomarez says.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will not be seeking re-election in 2016. The former majority leader, who has been a top target for Republican ire, released a video message Friday citing his New Year’s Day exercise injuries, saying they provided him “down time.”
Armstrong Williams is the "man who would make" Dr. Ben Carson president, according to GQ writer Jason Zengerle.
The acting State Department inspector general during Hillary Clinton’s tenure there was was a donor to Barack Obama, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics’ Open Secrets database.
After a DHS Inspector General report which uncovered political favoritism in the processing of EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program visas by Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, Republican lawmakers want Mayorkas held accountable.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear an expedited appeal on a district court's ruling that blocks President Obama’s executive amnesty. The appeals court is to hear arguments on April 17.
DHS Official Pressured Bureaucrats To Approve Immigrant Visas Wanted By Harry Reid, Terry McAuliffe, IG Says
A high ranking Department of Homeland Security official exerted improper influence on the granting of immigration benefits for politically connected individuals, according to a new government report.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) says he was “baffled” and “shocked” by a report that Israel was spying on U.S. negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program and passing information to American lawmakers.
The rate of deportations from October to March was down 43 percent from what it was three years before, as the Obama administration has altered its enforcement priorities to target illegal immigrants who it says have committed serious crimes.
Conservative icon Richard Viguerie writes that, with Cruz as the great conservative crusader in the 2016 race, voters will have a distinct choice in the voting booth between “policy grounded in the thought of the modern conservative movement and the Washington deal-making that has often corrupted Republican campaigns of the recent past.”
More than 12,500 unaccompanied unaccompanied minors have been apprehended illegally entering the U.S. through the southwest border this fiscal year, according to the most recent Customs and Border Protection data. Additionally, more than 11,130 family units have also been apprehended in the same October to February time period.
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) attacked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) as a “sideshow entertainer” Monday, hours after the Texas Republican announced his candidacy to be president of the United States.
The House conservatives’ blueprint would cut spending by $7.1 trillion over ten years, repeal Obamacare via the reconciliation process and balance the budget in six years.
The number of immigrants released from custody who failed to appear in court for immigration hearings has increased by more than 150 percent over the last four years, according to a new government report.
The murder suspect in the slaying of several people in North Carolina, including former “America’s Next Top Model” contestant Mijana Puhar, is an illegal immigrant shielded from deportation by President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Sen. Dan Coats (R-IN) is the latest GOP senator to say he'll vote against attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, due to her belief that Obama’s executive amnesty is legal.
A “notorious felon” the government describes as a former member of a domestic terrorist group was granted expedited screening through Transportation Security Administration (TSA) PreCheck, according to a Department of Homeland Security watchdog.
House Speaker John Boehner plans to visit Israel and sit down with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was just re-elected this week..
Democrats on the Senate Budget Committee unanimously voted against preventing illegal immigrants from obtaining tax credits Thursday during the mark up of the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) is demanding answers from the Department of Homeland Security as hundreds of illegal immigrants in Queens, New York are using family court to get on a special path to a green card.
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