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Illegal Immigration Law Slipped Into Senate Bill

Legislation to give illegal immigrants reduced college tuition and U.S. citizenship will be slipped into a Health and Human Services bill to avoid the strong bipartisan challenge that has prevented it from becoming law for years. Since 2001 immigration advocates have fought to pass the DREAM Act to allow illegal…

Hillary Is Undisputed Tainted Money Champ

Hillary Clinton by far leads all presidential contendersâ??both Democrat and Republican–for having the largest amount of shady donors and in just a few months she has returned nearly $1.3 million in questionable donations from scandal-plagued sources. The New York Senator has refunded more than triple the amount of campaign cash…

Trial In Ohio Political Corruption Scandal

A federal trial this week in Akron could be the final chapter in a two-year public corruption scandal that has rocked Ohio politics with more than a dozen convictions, including a former Republican governor. The scandal emerged from a 2005 case that began with a prominent Republican donor (Tom Noe)…

9th Circuit Lets Convicted Immigrant Stay In U.S.

Claiming that the crime was not base, vile or depraved, a federal appeals court has reversed a lower court ruling calling for the deportation of a Mexican immigrant convicted of having sex with a minor. Alberto Quintero was convicted and served an 11-month prison sentence after admitting that he had…

Irving, TX Criminal Immigrant Program Called Racist

A Texas cityâ??s program to get rid of criminal immigrants has led to more than 1,600 deportations and furious Latino rights advocates will rally at City Hall this weekend to block further implementation because they say the measure is racist and discriminatory. Irvingâ??s Criminal Alien Program simply checks the immigration…

Federal Earmarks For Campaign Cash

A grand jury has subpoenaed a congressional aide in the corruption investigation of the top Republican on the powerful House Appropriations Committee, California Representative Jerry Lewis. A well-connected 15-term U.S. Congressman, Lewis has been under federal investigation for nearly a year and he has spent close to $1 million on…

Judges Rule Against Immigration Laws

A pair of federal judges on opposite sides of the country handed the U.S. governmentâ??s efforts to curb illegal immigration serious defeats in separate rulings this week. On the same day that a San Francisco judge blocked the government from implementing a plan to crack down on businesses that hire…

Jersey City Judges In Ticket Fixing Scandal

Almost half of the municipal court judges in New Jerseyâ??s second-largest city are being investigated by the state Attorney General for illegally fixing tickets for friends and family and several have already resigned. The scandal has severely depleted Jersey Cityâ??s busy municipal court system, which has a total of 10…

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