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Federal Agencies Won’t Team Up To Fight Terrorism

Cases and leads involving terrorist activities in the United States have been dropped due to power struggles and disputes between the nationâ??s two largest federal law enforcement agencies. The Department of Homeland Security agencies that investigate and supposedly intercept terrorists in the U.S.â??the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and

Texas Troopers Banned From Tracking Illegal Immigrants

A program designed to measure the illegal immigration crisis in Texas has been halted because Mexican rights advocates say state troopers are committing racial profiling and violating the law by asking suspects about immigration status. For the last two years the Texas Department of Public Safety has tracked state troopersâ??…

New Jersey Strips Corrupt Lawmakers’ Pensions

A northeastern state well known as a hotbed of public corruption has taken a hard line against crooked politicians by slashing the taxpayer-funded pensions of those convicted of corruption or ethics transgressions. New Jerseyâ??s Public Employees Retirement System, the board that oversees the retirement benefits of the stateâ??s public employees,…

Judge Overturns Jury’s Fraud Conviction

Accusing a jury of being irrational, a federal judge in Pennsylvania has actually overturned a fraud and conspiracy conviction in a corruption scandal involving an upscale cityâ??s public officials. The unusual move by the judge in the eastern district of Pennsylvania sets free a suburban contractor who secretly took money…

Illegal Immigrants Murder American Youngsters

The recent murders of four young Americans at the hands of illegal immigrants with previous criminal records, demonstrates once again the U.S. governmentâ??s negligence in protecting its citizens from violent individuals who should have long been deported. Within a few weeks illegal aliens with extensive wrap sheets ruthlessly killed the…

Border Patrol Shoots Violent Mexican Drug Smuggler

A previously deported Mexican gang member known for smuggling drugs and illegal immigrants into the United States was shot after assaulting a Border Patrol agent and Mexicoâ??s government is angrily demanding a full investigation for what it calls excessive force against immigrants. Could the unidentified federal officer, who feared for…

Sealing Court Records To Protect Criminals

State, federal and local governments should severely limit public access to court records because it has led to discrimination against criminals, according to the legal professionâ??s influential national organization which claims to promote justice and respect for the law. The American Bar Association (ABA) has actually proposed that state and…

U.S. Commerce Fights Arizona Illegal Immigrant Law

The nation’s most powerful business lobbying group, which annually spends millions of dollars to influence the executive and legislative branches, is challenging a new Arizona law that punishes those who hire illegal immigrants. Approved by Democratic Governor Janet Napolitano last month, the law makes it a crime to hire illegal…

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