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Illegal Aliens In Foster Care Have Long Received Amnesty

While President Obama’s new “deferred action” plan to spare nearly 1 million young illegal immigrants from deportation has created an uproar, a little-known policy has for decades granted permanent U.S. residency to the same demographic. It hasn’t created a brouhaha because its been kept quiet by administrations—both Democratic and Republican— over…


Ariz. Gov. Blasted For Denying Illegal Aliens Licenses

The most powerful group in the open borders movement, the politically-connected National Council of La Raza (NCLR), is attacking Arizona’s governor for issuing an executive order directing state agencies to deny illegal immigrants driver’s licenses and other public benefits.    Governor Jan Brewer signed the order last week to help…


Obama DHS Frees Illegal Alien “Dreamers” Arrested For Violent Crimes

Federal immigration officers have been ordered by the Obama Administration to release illegal immigrants arrested for violent crimes as long as they claim to be “dreamers” who came to the U.S. as children and are being allowed to remain in the country under a new policy. The astounding directive was…


DOJ: Immigration Apprehensions Lowest Since 1972

Newly released government records seem to indicate that the Obama Administration got to work right away on its stealth amnesty plan, drastically slashing the number of immigration apprehensions during its first two years in power. Apprehensions for immigration violations plummeted dramatically from 1.8 million in 2000 to an all-time low…


ICE Stonewalls On Status Of Uncle Onyango Obama

Following the publication of embarrassing internal government emails by Judicial Watch, the Homeland Security agency responsible for deporting criminal illegal immigrants is dodging questions about President Obama’s illegal alien uncle, who got busted for drunken driving last year in Massachusetts. The case received widespread media coverage because the


Border Patrol Agents Ordered To Run, Hide From Shooters

Mexican drug-cartel violence is at an all-time high along the southern border yet the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has ordered federal agents on the front line to “run away” and “hide” when encountering a shooter. This may seem like a really bad joke, but it’s reality in the Obama…


Judicial Watch Statement on Supreme Court of the United States Decision Upholding Key Provision of Arizona SB1070

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today in response to today’s decision by the Supreme Court of the United States, upholding a key provision of SB 1070, Arizona’s illegal immigration enforcement law, allowing police officers to check the immigration status of individuals they arrest or…


More Stealth Amnesty Behind The Scenes

President Obama’s controversial plan to spare nearly 1 million young illegal immigrants from deportation has received lots of media attention, but most Americans may not realize the administration is also working behind the scenes granting stealth amnesty to many more undocumented aliens. It’s bad enough that the commander-in-chief has blown…


Co. AG Blasts Illegal Alien Tuition Thanks To Judicial Watch

A public university violated federal and state law when it created a special category of discounted tuition for illegal immigrants, according to a formal opinion issued this week by Colorado’s Attorney General. The decision comes days after Judicial Watch called attention to the matter with a formal request to immediately…


Public Study: Illegal Immigrants Commit Less Crime Than Americans

Illegal immigrants are erroneously perceived to commit more crime based on the mistaken theory their population size is much larger than it really is, according to the findings of a respected public university in a southern border state. If this isn’t the most ridiculous waste of taxpayer dollars, what is?…


DOJ Refuses To ID Drug-Ring Operators As Illegal Immigrants

The Obama Justice Department and the mainstream media have conveniently failed to identify as illegal immigrants more than two dozen people arrested in a major drug-trafficking ring near the capital, but a conservative newspaper stepped up to the plate and revealed this important fact. The sophisticated operation for years smuggled…


Patrols Recruited To Stop Illegal Immigrant “Pathway of Destruction”

While the Department of Homeland Security claims illegal immigration has dropped to an all-time low the federal agency responsible for protecting national parks is boosting its workforce to prevent “a pathway of destruction” left by undocumented aliens crossing from Mexico. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recruiting rangers from…


2 Illegal Aliens Protected By Sanctuary Policies Convicted Of Murder

In unrelated cases that illustrate the high price communities pay for sanctuary policies, two illegal immigrants—both with extensive criminal records—were convicted of first-degree murder this week in different parts of a border state that has longed protected the undocumented. In San Francisco a jury found Edwin Ramos, a renowned gang…


Judicial Watch Files New Brief in Lawsuit to Stop Maryland Community College from Providing In-State Tuition Benefits to Illegal Aliens

Circuit Court Ruling “In contravention of more than 150 years of precedent” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed a new brief (Michael Lee Phillips, et al v. Board of Trustees Montgomery College (No. 01319)) in…


Former Arizona State Senate President Russell Pearce to Testify before U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee April 24, 2012, on SB1070

Author of Law Now Before the Supreme Court: “Instead of enforcing the law, the Obama administration does the opposite, by encouraging further law breaking.” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that Judicial Watch client, former Arizona State Senate President Russell Pearce,…


U.S. Charges BP Agent For Violating Illegal Alien’s Civil Rights

The Obama Justice Department is going after a San Diego-based U.S. Border Patrol agent for supposedly “kneeing and choking” an “unidentified alien” during a shift near the Mexican border over the summer. Specifically, the feds are charging the agent, Luis Fonseca, for depriving the rights of the mystery illegal immigrant…


Judicial Watch Sues Department of Homeland Security for Records Regarding President’s Illegal Alien Uncle Onyango Obama

Judicial Watch Sues Department of Homeland Security for Records Regarding President’s Illegal Alien Uncle Onyango Obama (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, Judicial Watch v. Department of Homeland Security (No.…


U.S. Brags About Quality Medical Care For Detained Illegal Immigrants

Weeks after announcing resort-like accommodations for illegal immigrants in federal detention facilities, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is bragging about the quality medical care it provides for undocumented aliens housed at nearly two dozen locations throughout the U.S. It’s all part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to reform the…


DHS To Grant Illegal Aliens “Unlawful Presence Waivers”

In its quest to implement stealth amnesty, the Obama Administration is working behind the scenes to halt the deportation of certain illegal immigrants by granting them “unlawful presence waivers.” The new measure would apply to illegal aliens who are relatives of American citizens. Here is how it would work, according…


Study: Immigration Laws Detrimental To Communities

Laws aimed at curbing illegal immigration are having a detrimental effect on communities and pushing undocumented immigrants into the shadows of society and forcing them to live in fear, according to a study financed by American taxpayers. Conducted by researchers at the University of California San Diego, a publicly funded…

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