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Trump Ends Obama’s African Ebola Amnesty

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Trump Ends Obama’s African Ebola Amnesty

In a refreshing move, the Trump administration is eliminating one of Barack Obama’s many outrageous amnesty initiatives, this one involving illegal immigrants from African countries affected by the Ebola virus a few years ago. The Ebola amnesty scandal got buried in the hoopla of the administration’s broad executive order protecting…

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Overwhelmed U.S. Deportation Officers Lose Track of Thousands of Criminals—“You might work 18 hours a day, but you still won’t get caught up.”

The federal agency responsible for deporting illegal immigrants is in serious trouble, with overwhelmed officers that can’t keep up with monstrous workloads and repeatedly lose track of hardcore criminals inside the United States. Hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens with criminal records have been released by authorities in the U.S.…

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Feds, Wildlife Groups Use Bogus Endangered Species Science to Block Border Fence

Wildlife conservation groups are collaborating with a federal government agency to halt construction of the southern border wall by fudging science to claim that unimpeded trans-border corridors are essential to an “endangered species” with 99% of its population in Mexico. Under the plan, large areas of Arizona and New Mexico…

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Budget Woes Keep Frontline Agents Without Training, Gear as BP Brass Enjoys Caribbean Powwow

While U.S. Border Patrol brass enjoys a “leadership meeting” in the Caribbean this week, frontline agents remain strapped with a dangerous shortage of manpower, funding and lack of crucial weapons and equipment training that makes it impossible to adequately secure the Mexican border. Judicial Watch spent time on the Arizona-Mexican…

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High School Rapists Entered U.S. as Unaccompanied Alien Children, Lived in Sanctuary County

The teenage illegal immigrants charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Maryland public high school last week entered the United States under an Obama program that’s accommodated tens of thousands of Central American youths who crossed the Mexican border. The administration coined them Unaccompanied Alien Children…

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Focus on Border Wall as Visa Overstays Create Illegal Immigrant Crisis

While the Trump administration focuses on securing the southern border, most illegal immigrants enter the United States legally and stay after their visa expires, a new study reveals. That’s because, incredibly, the U.S. doesn’t have an adequate system to assure the foreigners leave when they’re supposed to. This has been…

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Axing Wasteful EPA Program that Gave Leftist Groups Millions “Racist”

The Trump administration is being accused of racism for cutting a wasteful program that’s given leftist groups tens of millions of dollars to help poor, minority and indigenous communities attain “environmental justice.” The initiative was launched under Barack Obama’s first Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief, Lisa Jackson, to help low-income…

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On Watch: Episode 9 – Special Edition Interview with Top Trump Advisor Sebastian Gorka

On Watch Special Edition: Exclusive Interview with Dr. Sebastian Gorka Deputy Assistant to the President of the United States, National Security Judicial Watch Director of Investigations and On Watch host Chris Farrell is on assignment this week. In his stead, we are proud to present an exclusive Judicial Watch interview…

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U.S. Mosque Honors Radical Islamist who Murdered Liberal Pakistani Governor

A mosque situated about an hour’s drive from the nation’s capital recently held a ceremony to honor a radical Islamist who murdered a beloved political figure in Pakistan for publicly chastising the Muslim country’s blasphemy laws and supporting a Christian woman. The facility, Gulzar E. Madina Mosque, sits in the…

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Judicial Watch: Federal Court Hearing on Official DHS Emails in Private, Unsecure Email Accounts of Former Secretary Johnson and Other Top Officials

Hearing set for Friday, February 17 (Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch today announced a hearing will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017, regarding Judicial Watch’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking emails “relating to official United States Government business sent to or from” Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson…

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DHS IG Who Let Obama Defy Court Rulings Against Illegal Amnesty Acts Probes Trump Muslim Order

The Obama-appointed inspector general who looked the other way when his boss enacted illegal amnesty programs and ignored federal court injunctions blocking them has launched an investigation into President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. The political grandstanding is behavior unbecoming of a federal

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Govt. Audit: “Elevated” Terrorism Threat to U.S. from Mexico

A new government audit confirms what Judicial Watch has been reporting for years, that Islamic terrorists are operating in Mexican border towns and infiltrating the United States to carry out attacks. In a report issued this month by the Texas Department of Public Safety, the agency notes that the state…

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Justice Department fights order to preserve ex-DHS officials’ emails

From Politico: Last week, two days before the inauguration of President Donald Trump, U.S. District Court Judge Randolph Moss ordered that Johnson and three former top DHS officials move messages they stored in online, personal accounts to thumb drives or hard drives for safekeeping.

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Feds Blame “Lapse in Vetting” for Admitting Syrian Refugees with Terrorist Ties into U.S.

Dozens of Syrian refugees already living in the Unites States may have ties to terrorism and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is downplaying it, claiming federal agents missed “possible derogatory information” about the immigrants due to “a lapse in vetting.” Among those who slipped through the cracks is a…

INVESTIGATIVE BULLETIN

The EB-5 Test

In 2008, the director of the Zhoukou Municipal Grain Reserve in China’s agricultural Henan Province began moving money overseas. Qiao Jianjun sent $4 million to U.S. banks. $2 million went to Canada. Another $6 million went elsewhere: Singapore, Switzerland, St. Kitts. Mr. Qiao’s wife obtained a U.S. visa and moved…

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Tales of ten terrorists who took advantage of the porous U.S.-Mexico border

From the World Tribune: Adnan El Shukrijumah spent more than a decade at the top of the FBI’s most wanted list. According to documents obtained in December 2015 in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch, he was smuggled into the U.S. in 2003 and was believed…

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Weekly Update: Two Federal Judges Take Action on Emails

New Email Action by Court As Obama Leave Office Federal Court Orders Top Obama DHS Officials To Preserve Emails Clinton Email Benghazi Lawsuit Heats Up   New Email Action by Court As Obama Leave Office It is likely when you receive this email, our nation will have a new president,…

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Border Patrol Alters Stats to Hide Release of Criminal Aliens, High Recidivism

The U.S. Border Patrol alters statistics involving the apprehension of criminal illegal immigrants to conceal that thousands are being released, a new federal audit reveals. The frontline Homeland Security agency charged with preventing terrorists and weapons—including those of mass destruction—from entering the country also skews figures to drastically deflate

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Judge orders 4 Homeland Security officials to preserve private-account emails

From Politico: U.S. District Court Judge Randolph Moss issued the order Wednesday morning to Johnson, former Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, former chief of staff Christian Marrone, and former General Counsel Stevan Bunnell, telling them to copy relevant messages to thumb drives.

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Court Victory: Federal Judge Orders Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, Other Top DHS Officials, to Preserve Email Records Sought by Judicial Watch

‘Specifically, the Court will order the individuals to copy any emails from the relevant time period in any private email accounts that might contain responsive materials onto portable thumb drives, to be kept in the individuals’ personal possessions.’ – U.S. District Court Judge Randolph Moss (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today


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