Judicial Watch • Archives for 2007

2007 | Page 58 of 62 | Judicial Watch

Terrorism Charge For Guarding U.S. Border

Comparing civilian groups that help guard the U.S.-Mexico border to the Ku Klux Klan, an Arizona lawmaker has introduced a bill that would charge them with domestic terrorism and send them to jail. The proposed legislation would revise Arizona statutes on organized crime and fraud to include individuals and groups,…

U.S. Returns Illegal Alien Criminals To Sender

Hundreds of illegal immigrants who had been previously deported for criminal convictions were arrested in a long overdue sweep that spanned across five Southern California cities this week. In all, 750 illegal immigrants from 14 different countries were arrested by federal authorities and most, either have criminal records or remained…

No Spending Limits For Hillary Clinton

Already fined for violating federal election rules during her senate campaign, Hillary Clinton has devised a plan that allows her to disregard strict Federal Election Commission (FEC) spending limits during her presidential run. The former First Lady, a fundraising machine, is the first major candidate to forgo public funding in…

FBI Refused To Investigate Foley Scandal

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, repeatedly under fire for negligence, is again in trouble for refusing to investigate Republican Florida Congressman Mark Foley’s inappropriate sexual escapades with teenage House pages over the years. The FBI should have acted to protect the young male pages that the disgraced former Congressmen hit…

Massive Fraud In Public College District

Administrators and teachers at one of the nation’s largest public junior college districts are under investigation for spending at least half a million taxpayer dollars on personal trips abroad and lavish hotel stays as well as enrollment fraud. The Maricopa Community College District in Arizona serves about 270,000 students annually…

New Bill Could Pardon Border Patrol Agents

The day after two U.S. Border Patrol agents reported to prison to begin serving lengthy sentences for intercepting a Mexican drug smuggler, a Republican congressman introduced a bill to pardon them. The Constitution grants only the president the authority to pardon those convicted of crimes and George W. Bush has…

Immigrant Felons Can Be Deported

An appellate court ruling that blocked a federal law calling for the deportation of thousands of immigrants convicted of felonies has been unanimously reversed by the Supreme Court. The case involves a Peruvian man convicted in California of burglary in 1992, possession of a firearm by a felon in 1994…

Mayor Steals Federal Earmark Money

A former Alaska mayor has been indicted for embezzling at least $450,000 of Congressional earmark money, provided by his close friend in the U.S. Senate and intended for educational services to low-income youth. The money was part of the nearly $3 million earmarked over five years to a Fairbanks tax-exempt…

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