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Arizona Atty. Gen. Finds Money Trail Between Middle East, Mexican Smugglers


DEA: Most Illegal Drugs Enter via Mexico, Cartels Greatest Criminal Threat to U.S.

The Obama administration keeps reassuring Americans that the southern border is secure yet the overwhelming majority of illegal drugs in the United States come from Mexico and Mexican traffickers remain the greatest criminal threat to the United States. This is nothing new and has been well documented for years in…


U.S. Seals Another Deal to Protect Illegal Aliens’ “Workplace Rights”

In a final push to ensure the “workplace rights” of illegal immigrants in the U.S., the Obama administration continues to sign pacts with foreign countries guaranteeing to protect their nationals from discrimination on the job. This month its Ecuador’s turn and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency…


DHS Tries Halting Deportation of Illegal Aliens “Ethnically Profiled” by Cops

Two disturbing cases highlight the serious problems with the nation’s immigration laws under the Obama administration; In one, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) accused a local police department of racial profiling for arresting two previously deported illegal immigrants and turning them over to federal authorities for removal. In the…


Schools Ordered to Help Illegal Aliens, Hold “Undocumented Immigrant Awareness Day”

The Obama administration is ordering the nation’s public schools to support illegal immigrant students, promote the president’s amnesty and “embrace and value” the diversity and cultural backgrounds of the foreigners receiving a free, American taxpayer-funded education. In a 63-page “Guide for Success” issued this month, the U.S. Department of Education…


Migrants from Terrorist Nations in Texas ICE Center Seeking Asylum

The Obama administration insists the southern border is secure, yet dozens of illegal aliens from terrorist nations entered the United States through Mexico and are being held in a Texas Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) processing center. The detainees are nationals of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh and they are seeking…


Report: in a single year, sanctuary cities released nearly 10K criminal illegal aliens

Judicial Watch has a new report out this week which you may not want to read if you were planning on having a nice day.


Sanctuary Cities Ignore ICE Orders to Free 9,295 Criminal Aliens

As the U.S. Senate considers a bill to slash funding for local governments that protect violent illegal immigrants, a new study reveals that hundreds of sanctuary cities nationwide released thousands of criminal aliens from jail rather than turn them over to federal authorities for deportation. This proves that legislation to…


Another DHS Official Confirms: No Way to Vet Syrian Refugees

As the Obama administration prepares to take in 10,000 Syrian refugees, a second high-ranking Homeland Security official admits there’s no way to screen the new arrivals from the war-torn Muslim nation that’s a hotbed of terrorism. During a recent congressional hearing a director with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS),…


$13 Mil to Help Central American Youths That Don’t Make it to U.S.

It’s not enough that the U.S. government is spending enormous sums to care for the recent influx of Central American illegal immigrants, the Obama administration also keeps sending large amounts of taxpayer dollars to the countries they came from to help those who stayed behind. Judicial Watch first reported on…


U.S. Gives 1,519 Engaged in Terrorism “While Under Duress” Residency, Asylum

As if the President Obama’s sweeping amnesty measures haven’t compromised national security enough, the administration let 1,519 “inadmissible” foreigners embroiled in terrorism into the U.S. last year because the crimes were committed “while under duress.” Before the Obama administration tweaked a federal law last year, these foreign nationals would have…


Obama Administration Granted Asylum And Residency To 1,519 Foreigners With Terror Ties

The Obama administration granted asylum to more than 1,500 foreigners with ties to terrorist organizations last year because they were deemed to have provided support to the groups “while under duress.”


Leadership Summit Panel: Illegal Immigration Crisis

On Monday September 14th, Judicial Watch hosted a panel at its Leadership Summit discussing the crisis of illegal immigration in the United States with Irene Garcia (Judicial Watch Investigative Reporter), Rep. Louis Gohmert (U.S. Congressman, TX-1), Andrew C. McCarthy III (Senior Fellow at National Review Institute), Robert Popper (Judicial Watch…


Tom Fitton’s Closing Remarks at the Judicial Watch Leadership Summit

Our inaugural Leadership Summit brought the corruption and government transparency crisis front-and-center with a full day of panels and speakers. Click the video below to see Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton give his closing remarks after a full day of discussion and fellowship at the Summit.


Police Chief Backs Unsecure Mexican ID to Help Illegal Alien Lawsuit

 To support illegal immigrants in a lawsuit against the government, a police chief in a major U.S. city has signed a sworn declaration endorsing an easily forged Mexican identification card known as “Matricula Consular” as a valid form of ID. As incredulous as this may seem it’s a real case…


Obama Civil Rights Chair Calling to Free Illegal Aliens was on MALDEF Board

There’s enormous controversy surrounding a new U.S. Commission on Civil Rights report calling for the release of illegal immigrants from detention centers nationwide due to widespread “egregious human rights and constitutional violations.” The commission is an independent and bipartisan federal agency created by Congress decades ago to advance civil rights…


Grieving Mom’s Heartache Turns to Fury as Obama Honors Immigrant, Ignores Dead Americans

A mother whose son was murdered by a criminal illegal alien slammed President Obama on Thursday for, what she described as, the “complete disregard we get as parents of children killed by illegals, who have reached out to our President.”


U.S. Gives Yemeni (Al Qaeda Hotbed) Nationals “Temporary” Amnesty

Just when it seemed like President Obama’s immigration policies couldn’t possibly get worse, the administration is offering “temporary” amnesty to nationals of an Islamic Middle Eastern country well known as an Al Qaeda breeding ground. You can’t make this stuff up! The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is offering Temporary…


New Clinton Email Lawsuit

Last Chance to Get Tickets for Monday’s Judicial Watch’s ‘Leadership Summit on Washington Corruption and the Transparency Crisis’ New Judicial Watch Legal Salvo Seeks State Department Records on IT Specialist Pagliano Implicated in Email Scandal San Francisco Crime Records Highlight Deadly Dangers of Sanctuary Cities 9/11 Last Chance to Get…


Influx of Illegal Alien Minors Energizes Violent U.S. Street Gang MS-13

A government agency reveals that the nation’s most violent street gang has been energized by the barrage of illegal immigrant minors who have entered the U.S. through Mexico, confirming a Judicial Watch report last summer that gangs were actively recruiting members at shelters housing the new arrivals. The tens of…


Court: Transgender Illegal Immigrant Felon Can’t Be Deported

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