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Congress Demands Details on Illegal Immigrant Charged in Killing Spree

The chairmen of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees are pressing the Obama administration on how a previously deported illegal immigrant with a lengthy criminal record — now charged with murdering five people — was able to evade deportation for years.

A helicopter from U.S. Air and Marine Operations (AMO), searches for undocumented immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border on December 9, 2015 at near Mission, Texas. The number of migrant families and unaccompanied minors from Central America crossing into the U.S. has again surged in recent months. (Photo by

GOP Chairman: Terrorists Are Taking Note of Lack of Border Enforcement

Terrorists are undoubtably taking note of the lack of immigration enforcement as the Obama administration allows record numbers of illegal immigrants to stream across the southern border and remain in the U.S., according to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA).

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Royce, Congress Blast Kerry for Iran Visa Waiver

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) has sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry protesting his offer to allow Iran to bypass a new law restricting travel from countries that sponsor terror.

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House Judiciary Chairman: Obama Policies to Blame for Border Surge

The surge in illegal immigration at the southern border is due to President Obama’s policies, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) argues. During the first two months of fiscal year 2016 — October and November — Border Patrol apprehended 10,588

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House Judiciary Chairman: No Confidence in USCIS

House Judiciary Committee Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) took U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Leon Rodriguez to task Wednesday for failing to demonstrate a commitment to American interests.

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GOP Chairmen Want DHS Data On Twice-Deported Rapist, Kidnapper

The chairmen of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees are demanding more information about a twice-deported illegal immigrant who has been charged with kidnapping and rape. Breitbart Texas first wrote about the incident on the day the alleged rapist was indicted.

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DOJ: No Criminal Charges Against IRS’s Lois Lerner

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Friday that Lois Lerner, and other IRS officials involved in targeting conservative groups’ tax exempt applications, will not have criminal charges filed against them.

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GOP Leaders Highlight Dangers, Costs of Sanctuary Policies

There are serious costs and public safety risks associated with sanctuary cities releasing potentially deportable criminal aliens back into American communities, according to the chairmen of the House and Senate Judiciary committees.

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GOP Leaders: Obama Policies Could Allow Alien Sex Offenders To Avoid Deportation

The perfect storm of weak immigration enforcement by the Obama administration and sanctuary city policies shielding criminal aliens from federal immigration authorities could result in two alien sex offenders avoiding deportation, according to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA).

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GOP Leaders Highlight Brutal Illegal Alien Criminals Shielded by Sanctuary Policies

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) argue that while DHS Sec. Jeh Johnson has said it is “not acceptable to have no policy of cooperation with immigration enforcement” the Obama administration has failed to take substantive action compelling such sanctuary jurisdictions to comply with federal immigration authorities.

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Obama’s Plan to Surrender Internet Control May Be Unconstitutional

One of the worst of Barack Obama’s many bad ideas is surrendering control of Internet domains to a shadowy multi-national organization, a move undertaken largely out of embarrassment over Edward Snowden’s exposure of NSA surveillance techniques. Under Article IV, Section 3 of the Constitution, only Congress has the authority to transfer control of such government property, so Obama’s attempt to give it away to foreign bodies without congressional consent would be unconstitutional.

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Survivors of Botched Abortions Will Testify Before Congress Against Planned Parenthood

The House Judiciary Committee has announced that Congress will hold its first hearing on the Planned Parenthood scandal next week, following the recess. Among the witnesses to provide testimony are two women who survived abortion attempts; they will speak from first-hand experience about the horrors of the abortion industry.