Judicial Watch • Homeland Security

Sword Ban in Fed Buildings Violates Sikh Religious Rights

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Former TSA Head Calls Airport Security A National Embarrassment

More than a decade after the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history it’s a national embarrassment that our airport security system remains so hopelessly bureaucratic and disconnected from the people it is meant to protect.  That harsh assessment comes from the former head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the…

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DHS Clueless About Unauthorized Foreigners In U.S.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) only takes action against a “small portion” of foreigners who overstay their visa—like several of the 9/11 terrorists—and allows hundreds of thousands to enter the United States without proper authorization under a provision that already relaxes scrutiny for dozens of countries. It gets better.…

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Real ID Act May Finally Be Enforced In 2013

Nearly a decade after Congress passed a crucial security measure to prevent a repeat of the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Obama Administration finally plans to implement the law next year after much stalling. Known as the Real ID Act, the national identification measure was enacted in 2005 at the recommendation…

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CBP Busy Confiscating Fake Perfume, Dangerous Hair Dryers

While loads of drugs and illegal immigrants slip into the U.S. through the southern border, the Homeland Security agency created after 9/11 to protect the nation from such threats boasts about intercepting counterfeit perfume and unsafe hair dryers. Incredible but true. The huge agency—Customs and Border Protection (CBP)—created after the…

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Cargo Vulnerable To Terrorist Threats Still Not Screened

It’s been more than a decade since Islamic terrorists attacked the U.S. yet the agency created to protect the nation from another strike is asleep at the wheel, failing to adequately screen the monstrous amounts of cargo that enter the country each day. This may seem unbelievable to most Americans,…

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Court Criticizes Obama DHS on Stealth Amnesty Document, FOIA Secrecy in Judicial Watch Suit

Court Provides DHS One “Final” Opportunity to Adequately Explain Reasons for Withholding Documents (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued a ruling on January 27, 2012, criticizing the Obama Department…

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DHS Report Compares Terrorism To “Ordinary Crime,” Omits Islamists

A new Homeland Security report compares terrorism to “ordinary crime” in metropolitan U.S. cities and omits the radical Islamic factor, instead finding “significant variability in the ideologies motivating terrorist attacks across decades.” This appears to be part of the Obama Administration’s Muslim outreach effort, which includes hiring a special

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Fraud, Waste In DHS Program To Protect High-Risk Urban Areas

A scandalous Homeland Security program that allocates well over half a billion dollars annually to help high-risk urban areas protect against terrorism is plagued with rampant fraud, waste and abuse that’s laid out in a scathing federal audit this week.  Known as the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI), the program…

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ICE’s Own Data Fails To Back Enforcement Claims

The Homeland Security agency charged with immigration enforcement has repeatedly lied to Congress, the American people and the media by drastically increasing the number of individuals that have been apprehended, deported or detained. The shameful revelation was made this week by a nonprofit university group dedicated to researching the U.S.…

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Fed Probe: “Significant Weaknesses” In Border Security

More than a decade after the deadliest terrorist attack in U.S. history, federal agents in charge of protecting the nation’s ports of entry are not qualified to perform their required duties and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) fails to keep track of officer proficiency. If this wasn’t documented in…

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U.S. May Free Hezbollah Terrorist

A renowned Hezbollah terrorist in U.S. military custody for murdering five American soldiers in Iraq may soon be released by the Obama Administration, evidently to appease Muslims. The perplexing story was reported recently by a mainstream newspaper that portrays the case as a “dilemma” for the president as American troops prepare to…

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Middle Eastern Terrorists Plan U.S. Attack From Mexico

Middle Eastern terrorists have infiltrated Latin American countries—especially Mexico—to plan an attack against the United States, according to an alarming exposé broadcast this week by the world’s largest Spanish news network. The Univision documentary, “La Amenaza Irani,” (Iranian Threat), uses undercover, never-before-seen video footage to illustrate how Iran’s

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DHS Secretary Napolitano and Controversial Islamic “Community Leaders” Meeting Documents

Judicial Watch uncovered documents from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that detail a two-day meeting on January 27 and 28, 2010, between DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano and Arab, Muslim, Sikh, and South Asian “community leaders.” Several of the individuals and organizations represented had controversial radical ties including the Marxist-Leninist…

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Department of Defense Detainee Debriefs Re: Al-Qaida Targeting and Recruiting Children/Juveniles

Obtained from the Department of Defense, these documents are 2 Joint Task Force GITMO Intelligence Information Reports (IIRs) from debriefs of detainees regarding children/juveniles/youths recruited by al-Qaida, and the targeting children for terror attacks.

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Obama Pushes NCLR Official With Ties To Spy As U.S. Ambassador

President Obama is determined to push through a foreign ambassadorship for a controversial figure whose close ties to a spy from a terrorist-sponsoring nation derailed a similar post for the same aspiring diplomat in the Clinton Administration. The tale actually dates back to the late 1990s when Bill Clinton nominated Puerto…

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Special Report from Gitmo: Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri Military Tribunal Arraignment

Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri was escorted into a top security courtroom at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station Wednesday morning by an army of military officers. Clean shaven and with short-cropped hair, the al-Qaeda terrorist charged with orchestrating the 2000 attack on the Navy destroyer USS Cole chose to wear his white prison…

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Judicial Watch Lawsuit on Behalf of 9/11 Victim Moves Forward after Appellate Court Rules against Islamic State of Afghanistan

Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in favor of Judicial Watch client and 9/11 widower “John Doe” in his “conspiracy and wrongful death” lawsuit against the Islamic State of Afghanistan…

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Judicial Watch to Monitor Guantanamo Bay Military Commission Proceedings against USS Cole Bombing Defendant

Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has been approved to monitor the military tribunal of Saudi-born Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, an al-Qaeda terrorist accused of orchestrating the October 12, 2000, attack on the Navy destroyer USS Cole. Al-Nashri is set to…

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Judicial Watch Uncovers Intelligence Document on Beslan Terrorist Attack

Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered an intelligence document detailing the September 2004 attack by Chechen Islamic militants on a school in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia, in which 380 of the 1,100 hostages (children, parents, teachers, and visitors)…

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10 Years After 9/11, “Weaknesses, Gaps” In Homeland Security

As the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks approaches the U.S. government still lacks a system to adequately protect the nation, despite investing hundreds of billions of dollars and huge amounts of manpower to fulfill the mission.This may seem unbelievable to most Americans considering that a monstrous federal agency…


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