Tag: Bob Goodlatte

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Sessions Appointed Prosecutor Months Ago to Investigate Possible Crimes, Might Appoint 2nd Special Prosecutor

Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed prosecutors in 2017 to investigate matters Congress referred to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as growing scandals possibly involved criminal activities. These prosecutors will report directly back to Sessions, who told Fox News on Wednesday night that he will then decide whether a second special prosecutor is necessary to take these matters to court.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 5: Demonstrators march during a demonstration in response to the Trump Administration's announcement that it would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on September 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. DACA, an immigration policy passed by former President Barack Obama, allows certain undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as minors to receive renewable two-year deferred action from deportation and eligibility fork a work permit. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

NumbersUSA Backs House DACA Amnesty Bill: ‘No Way’ Congress Will Give Us E-Verify, End Chain Migration ‘Without Trade-Offs’

“If this bill passes as is, we will be in a better position,” said Rosemary Jenks, the director of government relations for NumbersUSA, of the Republican-led Securing America’s Future (SAF) Act. The proposed bill grants amnesty for illegal alien recipients of the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Speaker Ryan Asks GOP Panel For Amnesty Plan

House Speaker Paul Ryan has created a 10-person panel to draft a GOP immigration plans in response to President Donald Trump’s no-wall deal support of the Democrats huge ‘dream’ amnesty.

Criminal Alien Known to ICE Now Charged with Carjacking 2 Elderly Women

The illegal immigrant who allegedly carjacked two elderly women at gunpoint and led police on a high-speed car chase in Kansas City, Missouri earlier this month had a prior felony record and multiple contacts with federal immigration officials, according to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA).

GOP Chairman Blasts DOJ for Failing to Combat Asylum Fraud

“What message is being sent to those aliens who already have an incentive to lie to obtain an immigration benefit and now are emboldened even more by DOJ’s apparent acquiescence to this type of egregious criminal conduct?” Goodlatte wrote in a stinging letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch last week.

GOP Leaders Press DHS on Illegal Charged with Murder of Five

The recent murder of five people in Los Angeles allegedly by an illegal immigrant with multiple prior arrests raises more concerns about the Obama Administration’s ability to keep Americans safe, according to the chairmen of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees.