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Arizona Sheriff Releasing 400 “Criminal Illegal Immigrants” Every 10 Days

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Video: Trump’s Deportation Surge

From the Wall Street Journal: President Trump campaigned on enforcing immigration law, and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly plans to deliver. On Tuesday Mr. Kelly ordered a deportation surge that will cost billions of dollars and expand the size and intrusiveness of government in ways that should make conservatives wince.

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Arizona Sheriff Releasing 400 “Criminal Illegal Immigrants” Every 10 Days

An average of 400 “criminal illegal immigrants” are being released every 10 days by the newly elected sheriff in Arizona’s most populous county, federal law enforcement sources tell Judicial Watch, many of them violent offenders. It’s part of Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone’s new policy to protect illegal aliens, even…

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Fed Appeals Court: Immigrant Who Voted Illegally Can be Deported

Weeks after the House Minority leader blasted President Donald Trump for pledging to investigate voter fraud, a federal appellate court has ruled that a Peruvian immigrant can be deported from the U.S. for illegally voting in a federal election. The decision comes on the heels of a spat between Congresswoman…

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Judicial Watch Sues San Francisco Sheriff’s Department again Over Sanctuary Policy

New Lawsuit Directly Counters San Francisco’s Lawsuit against Trump Administration   (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced that it filed a new taxpayer lawsuit against San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy and the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department (SFSD) to prevent the use of taxpayer funds on policies “that prohibit or…

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Judicial Watch: ‘Unlawful’ State Dept ‘Stonewalled’ Request for Refugee Travel Loan, Taxpayer Loss Info

From CNS News: Judicial Watch announced on Feb. 7 that it filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State after it “stonewalled” their Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for information regarding Refugee Travel Loans and associated taxpayer losses, an “unlawful delay that screams ‘cover up,’” according to Judicial…

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Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton Response to Ninth Circuit Ruling

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following immediate response to the 9th Circuit ruling on President Donald Trump’s immigration order: The 9th Circuit ruling is a dangerous example of judicial overreach. ###

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U.S. appeals court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban

From Reuters: U.S. President Donald Trump suffered a legal blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to reinstate a temporary travel ban he had ordered on people from seven Muslim-majority countries. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the Trump administration…

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Jay Sekulow & Tom Fitton outlines problems with travel ban court ruling

From Fox News: Feb. 09, 2017 – 8:55 – Attorney Jay Sekulow and Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton react on ‘Hannity’ after court upholds suspension of executive order

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Judicial Watch Files Suit For ‘Refugee Travel Loans’ Information

Lawsuit against State Department Also Seeks Refugee Travel Loans Default Numbers (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State seeking records on the number of “Refugee Travel Loans” issued by State’s Bureau for Population, Refugees, and Migration to the United…

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Mexican Drug Cartel Operating in U.S. Suburb More than 1,500 Miles from Border

Illustrating that the Mexican drug crisis is having a far-reaching impact on the U.S., a heroin ring operated by a Mexican cartel was recently busted in an American suburb more than 1,500 miles from the southern border. In the last few years Judicial Watch has reported extensively on the massive…

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Why Dems Love Suicidal Immigration Policies

From WND: The recent hysterical overreaction to President Trump’s executive order temporarily restricting travel from countries known to be terrorist hotbeds illustrates the madness currently consuming many Americans. First, a reality check: Of all the destructive trends gripping America in recent decades – from ever-expanding government funded by unrepayable

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Judicial Watch Pursues California Supreme Court Challenge to University of California In-State Tuition Benefits for Illegal Aliens

(Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Petition of Review with the California Supreme Court over the University of California’s provision of $27.1 million in taxpayer funds for non-resident tuition and financial aid to illegal aliens. The petition was filed on behalf of Earl De Vries,…

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Judicial Watch: Fitton Weighs in on Illegal Alien Voting

Dear Editor/Broadcaster, In the attached article from Brietbart, Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton weighs in on the burgeoning debate over whether illegal aliens voted in the 2016 presidential election… And he makes it abundantly clear that those who think they didn’t need to think again: Are we supposed to be…

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Bill Denying U.S. Aid to Nations that Won’t Repatriate Alien Criminals Could Have Saved Woman

An imperative bill that aims to withhold American aid to countries that refuse to take back citizens who commit crimes while living—often illegally—in the U.S. is floating around in Congress. Incredibly, the U.S. doles out tens of billions of dollars in foreign aid annually yet some recipients of Uncle Sam’s…

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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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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Terror and the Mexico border: How big a threat?

From Christian Science Monitor: Islamic militants purchase a nuclear device from a sympathetic official in Pakistan and ship the weapon on the flip side of a drug trafficking route through West Africa to South America. Next, the package is smuggled north to the United States-Mexico border. Although this sounds like the…

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Are terrorists crossing the US-Mexico border? Excerpts from the case file.

From The Christian Science Monitor: For the past eight years there has been a running debate between conservatives and liberals over the potential threat of terrorists using the US-Mexico border to enter or attack America. The Obama administration has largely played down the threat, while conservative critics have issued a…

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On Watch: Episode 2 New Details About Mexican Heroin Cartels’ Invasion of America

“Chris Farrell’s On Watch” Vodcast: The Islamist Terrorist – Mexican Drug Cartel Nexus: Hezbollah Counterfeiting Operation with Sinaloa Cartel Protection in Juárez, MX (Washington, DC) – Last month, we sent you a Fox News op-ed by Judicial Watch Director of Research and Investigations Chris Farrell revealing some shocking information about…


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