Tag: Bob Goodlatte

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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).

Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch returns to Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, to testify after a short break of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on her nomination. If confirmed, Lynch would replace Attorney General Eric Holder, who announced his resignation in September after leading the Justice Department …

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.

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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.

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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.