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Mexican Cartels Smuggle Terrorists into U.S. Through Rural Texas Border Region

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Mexican Cartels Smuggle Terrorists into U.S. Through Rural Texas Border Region

Mexican drug cartels are smuggling foreigners from countries with terrorist links into a small Texas rural town near El Paso and they’re using remote farm roads—rather than interstates—to elude the Border Patrol and other law enforcement barriers, according to Judicial Watch sources on both sides of the Mexico-U.S. border. The…

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After 8 Yrs., $360 Mil Border Drones Fail; DHS Asks Congress for Another $443 Mil

Drones used by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to “guard” the U.S. border for nearly a decade are ineffective even though the agency has blown hundreds of millions of dollars on the failed program and wants Congress to keep funding it. It’s yet another example of what government does…

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Obama to Protect Illegal Aliens Based on “Accrual of Unlawful Presence” in U.S.

Three years after the Obama administration quietly rewarded illegal immigrants with “unlawful presence waivers” it has a new plan in the works to shield them from deportation based on the “accrual of unlawful presence” in the United States. That’s right; illegal aliens with the longest record of violating our laws…

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Illegal Alien Crime Crisis

Obama Illegal Alien Criminal Release Exposed By JW Michelle Obama’s 2014 China Junket Costs Taxpayers Plenty What is Obama’s New Financial Bureaucracy Hiding? Obama Illegal Alien Criminal Release Exposed By JW Sanctuary cities are only part of the problem behind the deadly illegal alien crisis.  Barack Obama’s administration has instituted…

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Judicial Watch: DHS Documents Show 260 Criminal Illegal Aliens Criminals Released in Arizona in Just Three Weeks

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained records from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) revealing that nearly 260 illegal alien criminals, including 40 incarcerated for violent crimes, were released from Arizona detention facilities during the last week of February and the first two weeks of March…

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Illegal Alien Rapists, Child Molesters Freed in U.S. Instead of Deported

Thousands of illegal immigrants convicted of serious crimes—including rape, child molestation and kidnapping—have been released in the United States by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the agency doesn’t bother keeping track of the alien convicts. The DHS agency responsible for removing dangerous illegal aliens, Immigration and Customs

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Homeland Sec: Terrorists Crossing U.S.-Mexico Border ‘Not the Thing I Most Worry About’

Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson said recently that terrorists crossing the U.S.-Mexico border is “not the thing I most worry about.” This isn’t surprising, given the department’s utter lack of seriousness when it comes to securing the border.

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Convicted but Free to Roam

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports on the shocking number of detainees released by the federal government following their failure to be deported. These detainees, some violent, are being released quietly, even without their previous victims being notified.

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JW Gets TSA Files of Lost Badges Used to Enter Secure Areas at Airports

In the latest scandal to rock the beleaguered Transportation Security Administration (TSA), badges that allow agents to access secure areas of airports are missing along with uniforms and other devices used to control entry. Judicial Watch has obtained records that show the TSA, which was created after 9/11 to secure…

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JW Confirms: 154 lbs. of Heroin in NY Bust Came Via El Paso

A federal law enforcement official with first-hand knowledge of the case tells Judicial Watch that the record-breaking 154 pounds of heroin seized in New York this week entered the United States from Mexico through El Paso, Texas. The El Paso connection has been omitted from the government’s announcement as well…

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DHS Fails to Remove Aliens Who Pose National Security, Public Safety Threat

The monstrous agency created after 9/11 to protect the United States from more terrorist attacks instead compromises national security by failing to track how many unauthorized foreigners—some felons in their native country—it refuses to prosecute under President Obama’s broad amnesty initiative. One of the president’s many tools to reward illegal…

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Judicial Watch: TSA Records Detail Alleged Sexual Assaults of Travelers at Three U.S. Airports

FOIA lawsuit produces 58 pages of TSA documents showing alleged sexual assaults on men and women at Denver International, Chicago O’Hare, and Los Angeles International airports (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it obtained 58 pages of records from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) that detail alleged sexually-related assaults on

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Judicial Watch: DHS Records Detail Mexican Government Helicopter Crossing Border and Firing on Border Patrol

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained documents from the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) that confirm a June 26, 2014, attack by a Mexican government helicopter on U.S. Border Patrol agents.  The Mexican helicopter crossed into U.S. airspace before firing on U.S. Border Patrol personnel. The…

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Reports, Terrorist Acts Corroborate ISIS in Mexico Story JW Broke Last Month

 A number of reports have surfaced in the last few weeks that corroborate a story Judicial Watch broke in mid-April verifying that ISIS is operating in a Mexican border town just eight miles from El Paso, Texas. This includes the startling development over the weekend that the Islamic terrorist group…

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Gangbanger Charged With Murder, Drug Crimes Gets Obama Amnesty

In the latest scandal to rock President Obama’s controversial executive amnesty initiative, a known gang member charged with murder and drug-related crimes was shielded from deportation under the administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The illegal immigrant’s name is Emmanuel Jesus Rangel-Hernandez and he was in the process of…

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Homeland Security Working Overtime to Add ‘New Americans’ by 2016 Election

Former Justice Department official J. Christian Adams highlights how the Department of Homeland Security is urging non-citizen residents to naturalize in time to vote in the 2016 elections.

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Several Arrested In Minneapolis & San Diego In Terrorism Investigation

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Spurred by JW, Congress Asks for Probe Involving Obama Amnesty

Propelled by Judicial Watch, Congress is calling for an investigation to determine if the Obama administration violated civil and criminal laws when it implemented the president’s controversial executive actions on immigration. It appears that the administration may have violated the Antideficiency Act, a centuries-old statute banning government officials from

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FBI Holds “Special” Meeting in Juárez to Address ISIS, DHS Not Invited

Responding to Judicial Watch’s report earlier this week of ISIS activity along the Mexican border, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) supervisors called a “special” meeting at the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juárez. A high-level intelligence source, who must remain anonymous for safety reasons, confirmed that the meeting was convened specifically…

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Judicial Watch Amicus Brief Challenges Obama’s Executive Action on Student Visas

“DHS’ broad, unauthorized regulatory-rewrite of Immigration and Naturalization Act statute in question is especially harmful because it oversteps the agency’s authority and usurps the powers reserved to Congress.” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on April 6, 2015, it filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. District Court for the District


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