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DOJ Permanently Blocks Alabama’s Immigration Control Law


Illegal Immigrants Cost Michigan Taxpayers $1 Bil A Year

A Michigan lawmaker has revealed startling figures associated with illegal immigration in the Great Lakes region; taxpayers in the Wolverine State spend nearly $1 billion annually for their healthcare, education, welfare, jails and human services. That’s a chunk of change for a Midwestern state with a population that doesn’t quite…


Mexican Drug Lords Have U.S. Anchor Babies

A Texas newspaper column known as “Narco Confidential” reveals that the women in a renowned Mexican drug lord’s family like delivering their babies in the United States, further fueling the already heated anchor baby controversy. The story comes up because last week the pregnant daughter of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman,…


L.A. To Give Illegal Immigrants ID Cards

Los Angeles could soon be the latest of several cities across the nation to make life easier for illegal immigrants by offering them official photo identification cards to help them access taxpayer-funded services and open bank accounts. It’s a necessary measure to help illegal aliens incorporate into civic life, according…


ICE Spares Illegal Alien with Fake Green Card, Social Security, Expired License

An illegal immigrant journalist who has admitted obtaining a fake Social Security, fake green card and fake U.S. passport has been released (and won’t be deported) by the Obama Administration after getting caught driving without a license in Minnesota. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will not deport or take…


JW Probe: DHS Protects Privacy of Drunk Illegal Alien Who Killed Baby

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is going out of its way to protect the privacy of an illegal immigrant who had multiple drunken driving convictions when—under the influence once again—he slammed into a couple’s sports utility vehicle, killing their baby. Judicial Watch is investigating the horrific event, which took…


DHS Gives “Temporary” Amnesty to Haitian Illegal Immigrants

The Obama Administration has caved in to the demands of another group of illegal immigrants, allowing them to remain in the United States because the economy is “sluggish” in their native country and a cholera epidemic has struck thousands. Nearly three years after the earthquake in Haiti, Homeland Security Secretary…


School Dist. Spends $200k to Comply With Obama Amnesty

President Obama’s controversial plan to spare nearly 1 million young illegal immigrants from deportation is costing a major public school system already suffering through a budget crisis hundreds of thousands of dollars. It’s also created a “bureaucratic nightmare” for the large urban district, according to a local news report. Here…


U.S. “Cooks the Books” To Show Record No. Of Deportations

The Obama Administration is skewing figures to show that it has deported a record number of illegal immigrants and, not surprisingly, the mainstream media has bought it hook, line and sinker. A number of media reports have quoted the administration’s inflated deportation stats, but the House Judiciary Committee is setting…


Clinton Judge Upholds Law Letting Police Check Immigration Status

A Clinton-appointed federal judge has ruled that Arizona can enforce a provision of its immigration control law that allows local police to check the migratory status of suspects and arrestees. Not surprisingly, the open borders movement was quick to claim it will create a hostile and discriminatory environment for all…


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…

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