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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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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.


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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