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Spurred by JW, Congress Asks for Probe Involving Obama Amnesty

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JW Exposes Obama’s Amnesty Danger

Judicial Watch Files New Lawsuit on Bergdahl-Terrorist Swap Scandal Open Borders for Terrorists? Obama Amnesty is Threat to Public Safety Judicial Watch Files New Lawsuit on Bergdahl-Terrorist Swap Scandal There are some major new developments in the strange case of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl that cry out for transparency – under…

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DHS Launches “Family Reunification,” Refugee Program for Central Americans

To facilitate the often treacherous process of entering the United States illegally through the southern border, the Obama administration is offering free transportation from three Central American countries and a special refugee/parole program with “resettlement assistance” and permanent residency. Under the new initiative the administration has rebranded the

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Judicial Watch Sues DHS Office of Inspector General for Records Regarding Terrorist “Hands Off” List

Judicial Watch announced today that on February 13, 2015, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to obtain a copy of an Office of Inspector General (OIG) report about an alleged “hands off list.”

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Homeland Security Failures Keep U.S. at Risk

Two disturbing reports published this month by different sources help illustrate how the perpetual failures of the nation’s Homeland Security agencies continue to leave the American public extremely vulnerable to serious attacks. The first comes from the 9/11 Review Commission, a panel charged with evaluating the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s…

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Corruption Scandals Led to Harry Reid’s Abrupt “Retirement”

You’d never know it from the mainstream media puff pieces of Harry Reid’s sudden retirement, but it was a long string of corruption scandals—including a recent one involving his attorney son—that drove the veteran Nevada senator to abruptly leave public office. For nearly a decade Judicial Watch has investigated and…

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Obama Lawyers Afraid to Go to Court on Email Scandal

Obama Lawyers Afraid to Go to Court on Email Scandal Obamacare Docs: Obama White House Violates Your Privacy? Obama Lawyers Afraid to Go to Court on Email Scandal The Obama administration’s fraud, misconduct and misrepresentation on the Hillary Clinton email scandal continues in federal court. Crafty, corrupt politicians realize that transparency…

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Judicial Watch: Department of Homeland Security Allowed to Work on Obamacare’s Healthcare.gov

Records Suggest White House Pressure Led to Possible Privacy Breaches in Healthcare.gov Advertising Push (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained new documents from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealing that Department of Homeland Security (DHS) worked with HHS on security for Healthcare.gov.…

IN THE NEWS

Judicial Watch: Homeland Security Releases 165,900 Illegals

Judicial Watch recently released 76 pages it received from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from a FOIA lawsuit it filed that reveal the department released 165,900 criminal illegal aliens. In addition, these pages show that some local laws have barred federal immigration officials from enforcing immigration laws and note that 872,900 non-detained…

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Judicial Watch: New Documents Show Homeland Security Released 165,900 Convicted Criminal Aliens throughout U.S. as of April 26, 2014

Documents show Al Jazeera wanted to film people with “significant diseases” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 76 pages of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) documents revealing that as of April 26, 2014, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had released 165,900 convicted criminal aliens throughout the United States, including many convicted

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DHS Brags of Arresting 5% of Criminal Aliens It Freed From Detention

On the heels of releasing over 36,000 criminal aliens from detention, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has the audacity to pat itself on the back for arresting a tiny fraction of the illegal immigrants—thousands convicted of serious crimes—it freed in the last few years. Does this vital agency, created…

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JW Gets Records That Show Al Qaeda Terrorist May Have Been Govt. Source

 Judicial Watch has obtained records from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) that indicate an Al Qaeda terrorist who helped plan several U.S. attacks—including plots to bomb Oprah Winfrey’s studios and detonate nuclear devices in multiple American cities—was a Confidential Source/Informant for the government. His name is Adnan G.…

THE DOCKET

Edward “Bud” Tuffly v. U. S. Department of Homeland Security (No.2:15-cv-00067)

On January 15, 2015, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on behalf of Edward “Bud” Tuffly II, a concerned citizen and former Border Patrol agent, against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to obtain records regarding the release of thousands of illegal aliens allegedly in anticipation of “sequestration” budget cuts.

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Judicial Watch Sues DHS on Behalf of Arizona Concerned Citizen for Records on Mass Release of Criminal Illegal Aliens

Over 600 known illegal alien detainees with criminal records part of the release that Obama appointees blamed on “sequestration” budget cuts (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on January 15, 2015, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on behalf of Edward “Bud” Tuffly II, a concerned citizen…

IN THE NEWS

Obama threatens immigration and border agents who enforce the law

At an MSNBC-hosted town hall event, President Obama requested for ICE, Border Patrol, and Homeland Security Investigations to abide by his executive amnesty plans. He said all officials in these government entities will be forced to comply with these plans, and believes Congress must pass a law reflecting his plans…

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Who’s been drinking at Border Patrol?

Recently, Judicial Watch released parts of an internal memo urging the Border Patrol to not arrest drunk drivers. The Border Patrol has suggested this to its agents so they would not be susceptible to legal liability. In response to this memo, Customs and Border Protection said it was “inappropriately released” to…

IN THE NEWS

Did Border Patrol tell agents to not stop drunken drivers?

Judicial Watch broke the story that Border Patrol agents in Tucson, Arizona, have been told to not detain drunk drivers. In an internal memo, Border Patrol agents are told arresting drunk drivers would result in greater legal liability and that they are not legally required to intervene in a state…

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What Court Order? DHS Rushing Amnesty Contracts at “Full-Throttle Pace”

UPDATE: Hours after Judicial Watch posted this story, the government cancelled the Request For Proposal (RFP). Though a federal court has blocked President Obama’s amnesty order the administration continues working behind the scenes to quickly award multi-million-dollar contracts to firms that can expeditiously process millions of illegal immigrants, a

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Twice-Deported Illegal Alien With Terror Ties, DUI Convictions Gets Sweetheart Plea Deal

The twice-deported illegal alien who plotted a Chicago truck bombing with two of the FBI’s “most wanted” terrorists has received a sweetheart plea deal for yet another violation of U.S. federal law 18 USC § 1326 (Unlawful Reentry of a Removed Alien). In a federal court hearing covered by Judicial…

IN THE NEWS

Administration memo tells border agents they can release drunk drivers

Judicial Watch recently obtained a memo DHS issued to Customs and Border Patrol agents in Tucson, Arizona sector urging them to release drunk drivers. DHS argues these agents do not have to intervene in state crimes and are least liable for being sued if they do not arrest these drivers. However,…

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Border Patrol Ordered to Release Drunk Drivers, “Allow Them to Go On Their Way”

The Obama administration has ordered federal agents responsible for protecting one of the nation’s busiest and most crime-infested regions near Mexico to stop apprehending drunk drivers, according to an internal government memo that also concedes an officer that elects to detain them is “acting within the course and scope of…


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