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Phoenix Delays Sanctuary Policy Amid Mounting Pressure After JW Report

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Phoenix Delays Sanctuary Policy Amid Mounting Pressure After JW Report

Days after Judicial Watch exposed a new policy banning Phoenix police from contacting the feds after arresting illegal aliens, alarming pressure on the city council and chief of police has forced officials in Arizona’s largest city to postpone the order. Crafted at a Hispanic advisory committee that promotes open borders,…

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Judicial Watch: Phoenix Ban on Police Asking About Immigration Status Ignores State Law, Supreme Court

A new policy implemented by the Phoenix Police Department bans its officers from asking an individual about his or her immigration status, and from contacting federal immigration officials, without meeting new guidelines. According to Judicial Watch, this policy is in clear violation of Arizona state law upheld by the U.S. Supreme…

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Phoenix PD Bans Officers from Asking About Immigration Status, Calling Feds in Violation of State Law

Police officials in Arizona’s largest city have quietly implemented a new policy banning officers from contacting the feds after arresting an illegal alien and forbidding them from asking about immigration status, in violation of key provisions of a state law upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. Judicial Watch obtained a…

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Video: Crime at the center of illegal immigration policy debate

On Friday, June 30, Judicial Watch Southwest Project Coordinator Mark Spencer appeared on “Special Report with Bret Baier” on the Fox News Channel to discuss illegal immigration, specifically S.B. 1070, which grants police discretion to determine the immigration status of someone arrested or detained when there is “reasonable suspicion” they…

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Judge Frees Illegal Immigrant MS-13 Member Because Of ‘Rights Violations’

An Obama-appointed federal judge in Virginia early this month released a Honduran teen who sold drugs, illegally crossed the U.S. border, and was a member of the violent street gang MS-13. U.S. District Judge Elizabeth K. Dillon ordered the 17-year-old to be released because his “rights had been violated” after…

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Weekly Update: THE Smoking Gun

New Hillary Clinton Email Confirms She Used Blackberry Against Security Advice Why Did Trump Administration Suspend Sanctuary City Reports? Veterans Affairs Sued For Info on Homeless Vets Plan   New Hillary Clinton Email Confirms She Used Blackberry Against Security Advice What did the Russians know, and when did they know…

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Judicial Watch Sues ICE for Information Regarding the Suspension of the Trump Administration’s Sanctuary City Reports

ICE suspended the weekly publication of these reports after receiving ‘complaints’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for all records concerning the suspension of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Declined…

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Judicial Watch: Hearing Monday, June 5 Over Homeland Security Assertion of ‘Privacy Rights’ to Prevent Release of Names of Freed Criminal Aliens

Federal Immigration Officials in Arizona Released 149 Criminal Aliens Who Had Committed 260 Crimes (Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch today announced a court hearing will be held on Monday, June 5, 2017, in the U.S. District Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, regarding a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking…

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Judicial Watch Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Review California In-State Tuition Benefits for Illegal Aliens

(Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch announced it filed a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court over a California Court of Appeals decision allowing the University of California’s to provide of $27.1 million in taxpayer funds for non-resident tuition and financial aid to illegal aliens. The petition was filed on May…

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Suffolk County Prosecutors Helped Boston Slayer Avoid Deportation after 2 Crimes

After committing two crimes state prosecutors agreed to reduced charges against the African immigrant who recently murdered two Massachusetts doctors, allowing him to dodge deportation. This crucial information is being ignored by the mainstream media but a Boston newspaper exposed it this week and it’s especially alarming because it appears…

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Judicial Watch: Court Hearing on Monday, May 15, Regarding Taxpayer Lawsuit over San Francisco’s Sanctuary Policy

Lawsuit Involves Federal Authority over Immigration Policy (Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch today announced a court hearing will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017, before Judge Harold A. Kahn regarding Judicial Watch’s taxpayer lawsuit against San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy and the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department (SFSD) to prevent the use…

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Obama DOJ Reprimanded SPLC for Hateful Attacks on Immigration Control Groups

The radical leftist group that helped a gunman commit an act of terrorism against a conservative organization was officially reprimanded by the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) for its hateful attacks, according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is an extremist nonprofit that lists…

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Judicial Watch Slams ACLU’s Texas ‘Travel Warning’

From Newsmax: The American Civil Liberties Union’s “travel alert” warning those visiting Texas might have their constitutional rights trampled by law enforcement is a frivolous assertion that favors criminals, Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, told Newsmax TV on Tuesday. “That’s not serious, and it’s the ACLU that puts

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Video: Judicial Watch president: Illegal immigrants are getting special treatment for crimes

On Friday, May 5, Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton appeared on “After the Bell” on the Fox Business Network to discuss prosecutors going easy on illegal alien criminals.   Watch the latest video at <a href=”//video.foxbusiness.com”>video.foxbusiness.com</a>

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State Prosecutors Go Easy on Alien Criminals to Avert “Collateral Immigration Consequences”

In the last few weeks prosecutors in two major U.S. cities have ordered staff not to charge illegal immigrants with minor, non-violent crimes because it could get the offenders deported. You can’t make this stuff up. Officials elected by law-abiding citizens to protect, defend, uphold and enforce criminal laws are…

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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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The truth about crime, illegal immigrants and sanctuary cities

From The Hill: There has been much rhetoric from the left and the open-borders, pro-illegal immigration lobby suggesting that illegal immigrants pose no threat to the safety and security of this nation and commit less crimes than their American Citizen and legal immigrant counterparts. If one watches the network newscasts,…

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New York Towns, Cities Follow AG’s Order to Adopt Illegal Alien Sanctuary Laws

Weeks after the chief law enforcement official in New York State issued “legal guidance” to help municipalities provide sanctuary for illegal immigrants, nearly a dozen have followed through with the attorney general’s order to skirt federal law. The goal, according to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, is to provide…

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Judicial Watch Obtains 204 ICE Illegal Alien ‘Detainer Requests’ Denied by Travis County Sheriff

From CNS News: The government watchdog group Judicial Watch obtained 204 illegal alien “detainer requests” from ICE that were denied by the sheriff’s office in Travis County, Texas, and which included detainers for aliens charged with multiple crimes, including 58 DWIs, 34 acts of violence, 14 burglaries, drug possession and…


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