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U.S. Holds “Labor Rights Week” to Protect Mexican Workers


5th Circuit: Immigration Law Complicates Relations With Mexico

Check out what a federal appellate court just determined when striking down a Texas town’s law banning illegal aliens from renting housing; the “unconstitutional” measure has no other purpose than the exclusion of illegal aliens, which complicates immigration issues and relations with other countries, particularly Mexico. It may seem unbelievable,…


Rise In Local, Federal Perks For Illegal Immigrants

Throughout the country, federal and local governments are going out of their way to accommodate illegal immigrants by offering them rights, privileges and costly perks never before available to those who violate the law. In New York City for instance, officials have created a special scholarship fund specifically for undocumented…


U.S. Detention Manual “Hospitality Guideline For Illegal Immigrants”

In a never-ending mission to accommodate illegal immigrants, the U.S. government has issued new federal detention standards offering arrestees a number of outrageous perks, including female hormone treatments for transgender men, abortions for women and “ethnically diverse” diet options. It’s all part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to reform the…


Illegal Who Tried Bombing Capitol Protected Under Obama Amnesty

As the Moroccan who plotted a suicide bombing inside the U.S. Capitol appears in federal court today, much of the mainstream media coverage omits a crucial part of the story; this is the class of illegal immigrant the Obama Administration is sparing from deportation.   That’s because, like millions of…


Judicial Watch Statement on Court Ruling Allowing Maryland DREAM Act to Remain on 2012 Ballot

Washington, DC — Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, applauded today’s ruling by the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County allowing the Maryland Dream Act to be subject to referendum on the 2012 ballot (John Doe, et al., v. Maryland State Board of Elections,…


State Web Site Tracks Mexican Cartel Violence Along Border

Officials in Texas are under attack from a mainstream newspaper critical of a state web site created to track Mexican drug-cartel violence that’s transformed the southern border into a war zone. The Texas Department of Agriculture started the web site to keep farmers and residents informed about the growing danger…


Judicial Watch Files Two Amicus Curiae Briefs with Supreme Court Supporting Arizona’s Illegal Immigration Law SB 1070

Judicial Watch, former Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce and State Legislators for Legal Immigration Ask Court to Reverse Appellate Court Ruling Placing Key Provisions on Hold (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has filed two separate amicus…


Obama Amnesty: Deportations At Record Low

The Obama backdoor amnesty plan is in full force, with a record amount of illegal immigrants spared from deportation and a huge increase in the number of those allowed to remain the United States. The shift is striking, according to the nonprofit university group that obtained government records outlining the…


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…


Illegal Immigrants Trash Border Lands With Tons Of Waste

A little-known side of the heated Mexican border security issue is that government workers risk their lives to clean up the huge amounts of trash left by illegal immigrants in secluded desert areas with rigorous terrain. The job is becoming increasingly difficult and dangerous as illegal aliens use more remote…


New Mexico Won’t Stop Giving Illegal Aliens Driver’s Licenses

For the second time in less than a year lawmakers in one of the only states to still offer illegal immigrants driver’s licenses have rejected legislation to reverse the practice, even though it violates a federal identification law enacted to protect national security after the 2001 terrorist attacks. New Mexico…


$1.6 Mil To Restore Chicano Murals With Communist Images

In its push to help the increasingly powerful La Raza movement the Obama Administration is dedicating over a million and a half dollars to restore Chicano murals—some featuring renowned communists—in one state and cancelling more than 1,600 deportations in two others.   It’s part of the administration’s ongoing effort to…


Judicial Watch Files Amicus Curiae Brief with Supreme Court Challenging U.S. Census Policy of Counting Illegal Aliens When Apportioning Seats in Congress

Judicial Watch Brief Supports Lawsuit Filed by State of Louisiana which Lost a Seat in the House of Representatives due to Census Bureau’s Unlawful Policy  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S.…


Judicial Watch: Asks Court to Dismiss Lawsuit Seeking to Deny Voters Opportunity to Vote on Maryland DREAM Act in 2012

(Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today announced that its client,, has asked a Maryland Circuit Court to dismiss a lawsuit that would deny Maryland voters an opportunity to consider “tuition benefits” for illegal alien students in the 2012 elections…


Casa De Maryland To Raise $10 Mil For Campaign To Defend DREAM Act

An activist group working to protect a new Maryland law granting illegal immigrants taxpayer-funded tuition benefits has plans to launch a multi-million-dollar fundraising campaign to help defend the measure from a ballot-referendum challenge. Known as the Maryland DREAM Act, the law was enacted by the state’s General Assembly in April…


DOL To Enforce Illegal Immigrants’ Federal “Rights”

The U.S. Secretary of Labor has warned local governments that try to crack down in illegal immigration that they cannot deny undocumented workers minimum wage, which is guaranteed under a federal law that establishes pay in both the private and public sector. Obama Labor Secretary Hilda Solis singled out Alabama…


U.S. Report: Border Fence Threatens Bear Population

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will soon get unsolicited advice from a group of U.S. government scientists that claim fencing along the Mexican border threatens the black bear population.                          The esteemed researchers recently published a study warning that the border wall erected to protect the country from illegal


DOJ Confirms Mexican Drug Cartels Operating Inside U.S.

In yet another compelling reason to beef up border security, a new federal court case outlines how Mexican drug cartels have teamed up with violent street gangs to operate inside the United States.   The case involves dozens of members of the Barrio Azteca gang charged with operating a massive…


L.A. Police Won’t Enforce Safety Law To Help Illegal Aliens

The city of Los Angeles is taking its sanctuary title more seriously than most by ordering police officers to stop enforcing a state public safety law because it creates an “unfair burden” for illegal immigrants. A few weeks ago the mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa, directed the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)…


John Doe, et al., v. Maryland State Board of Elections

The Maryland DREAM Act was enacted by the Maryland General Assembly and signed by Governor Martin O’Malley on May 10, 2011. The law makes certain illegal aliens eligible to pay reduced tuition rates at Maryland community colleges and public higher education institutions, including the University of Maryland. The petition…

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