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N.Y. Ninth State To Give Illegal Immigrants Licenses

New Yorkâ??s Democrat governor has proudly announced that illegal immigrants can obtain driversâ?? licenses in his state, a policy that clashes with a 2005 federal law requiring proof of legal status in the U.S. to get state identification cards or licenses. New Yorkâ??s new rule, a landmark victory for the…

Police Sanctuary Policy Leads To Officer’s Murder

A nationwide trend among police departments that forbids officers from inquiring about a suspect’s immigration status proved fatal this week when a previously deported man with a lengthy criminal record brutally murdered a veteran Arizona cop. The illegal immigrant, Erik Martinez, gunned down a Phoenix police officer, Nick Erfle, after…

Hesitant House Ethics Comm. Investigates Rep. Filner

Appearing reluctant to investigate a California Democrat charged with assault and battery, the House Ethics Committee pushed its own deadline to comply with a rule that calls for a mandatory investigation of any member accused of a crime. Under stricter House rules adopted earlier this year to supposedly eliminate a…

Hotline Helps Crack Down On Public Corruption

A whistleblower hotline in one major state has exposed the waste of millions of taxpayer dollars as well as serious misconduct among public employees, including some who for years operated profitable private businesses on state time. The California hotline annually receives about 4,000 calls and letters that help state auditors…

Tons Of Mexican Drugs Flow Freely Into U.S.

Although the United States has given Mexico nearly $400 million to assist with its counter narcotics efforts hundreds of tons of illicit drugs still flow into this country annually from south of the border and smugglers rarely have their lucrative cargos seized. The generous U.S. funding has essentially been wasted…

$20 Million Virtual Border Fence Delayed Again

Three months after the Department of Homeland Security installed a costly high-tech â??virtual fenceâ? along the busiest stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border, the sophisticated equipment is not yet functioning due to a series of technical problems. Designed to protect the country from drug smugglers, illegal immigrants and terrorists, the $20…

Another Illegal Immigration Law Defeated

Threatened with the exorbitant cost of defending a year-old law to curb illegal immigration, a southern New Jersey town has rescinded an ordinance that punishes those who hire and rent property to illegal aliens. Under threat of litigation by a notoriously liberal civil rights group, the Riverside Township Committee voted…

N.J. Senator Menendez Federally Investigated

A federal grand jury is investigating whether New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, a former member of the U.S. House, illegally steered lobbying business to his former chief of staff with whom he was also romantically linked. A close and trusted aide to Menendez while he served in the House of…

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