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Texas Challenges More Than 108,000 Three-Year Amnesty Docs

The 26 states challenging President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty are pressing the Department of Homeland Security to replace some 108,000 three-year executive amnesty work permits issued to illegal immigrants with two-year permits.

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DHS Watchdog Unable To Verify Total Illegal Amnesties Issued After Injunction

A DHS Inspector General audit released Thursday did not find any evidence that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services deliberately violated U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen’s executive amnesty injunction when it continued to issue prohibited three-year work permits to illegal immigrants granted deferred action, as opposed to the acceptable two-year permits.

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Report: Jeh Johnson Spared From Court Over Illegal Amnesties

U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen will spare Department of Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson from appearing before his court later this month to answer for the Obama administration’s illegal issuance of amnesty documents.

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Obama Admin Terminates Amnesty for 22 Illegals Under Judge’s Order

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

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Latino Groups Bristle At Feds’ Effort To Recoup Illegally Issued 3-Year Amnesty

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.


Obama Admin. Still Has Not Recovered Illegal Amnesties, In Violation Of Judge’s Orders

At a hearing last week, U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen was outraged that the matter had yet to be cleared up. “I expect you to resolve the 2,000; I’m shocked that you haven’t,” he said at a hearing in Brownsville, according to the San Antonio Express-News. “If they’re not resolved by July 31, I’m going to have to figure out what action to take.”


Obama Administration Apologizes For Misleading Judge On Exec. Amnesty

The Obama administration is expressing regret to U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen — the man presiding over 26 states’ court challenge to executive amnesty — for not being entirely forthcoming about the implementation dates associated with the programs.

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Texas Federal Judge Accuses DOJ and DHS of Deceiving Court: Orders Full Disclosure of Documents

Judge Andrew Hanen has issued a scathing written rebuke directed at government lawyers and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for their misrepresentations made in the case filed against President Obama’s executive amnesty plan. He has ordered the Government to produce related documents by April 21st. He also warned the government against destroying any of this evidence.

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