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Illegal Day Laborers Win Big Settlement In N.Y.

A New York town will pay six illegal day laborers $550,000 and forbid its police department from checking suspects’ immigration status to settle a discrimination lawsuit that claims the men were harassed because they are Hispanic. The case stems from a much-needed police crackdown on disruptive and violent loitering in…

Illegal Immigrants Vote In U.S. Elections

Voter fraud committed by illegal immigrants who actually cast election ballots in one Texas county is more widespread than originally thought and federal authorities have launched investigations into neighboring municipalities. A few weeks ago election officials in the south central Texas county of Bexar admitted that hundreds of illegal immigrants…

Congressional Pork Waste Reaches New Heights

In yet another example of the severe ethical problems with Congressional earmarks, an Alaska lawmaker slipped $10 million into a transportation bill for a Florida road that will benefit a developer who raised thousands for his reelection campaign. The stretch of pavement passes through five gulf clubs in lush southwest…

Taxpayers Give Convicted Lawmakers $1 Million A Year

More than 20 members of Congress convicted of crimes continue receiving their federal pension at an annual cost of about $1 million to U.S. taxpayers and, if legislation isn’t passed soon, Louisiana Representative William Jefferson could be the next to cash his taxpayer-funded check from jail. Even if Jefferson–caught hiding…

Public Officials Fleece Children

Two people were found guilty of fraud this week in a Massachusetts city’s ongoing public corruption probe that has so far led to more than a dozen federal convictions. The widespread corruption ring involves public officials and their relatives and friends who have fleeced the Springfield school system out of…

U.S. Pays Millions To Clean Illegal Immigrant Trash

American taxpayers will dish out $63 million to clean up 25 million pounds of trash and human waste left by illegal immigrants who cross through federal and state parks during their trek from Mexico to the U.S. After three years of very costly cleanups, the federal government has barely put…

N.Y. Judge Sent To Prison In Bribery Scandal

A disgraced New York Supreme Court Justice previously suspended by the state’s administrative judge was whisked away in handcuffs to serve a prison sentence for accepting bribes from a shady lawyer to fix cases in his favor. Judge Gerald Garson, whose law-breaking antics were captured on surveillance videos over five…

Connecticut Becomes Illegal Immigrant Haven

Days after Connecticut lawmakers adopted a law to give illegal immigrants reduced college tuition rates, legislators in the state’s second-largest city overwhelmingly approved official identification cards to help illegal immigrants assimilate. The New Haven board of aldermen passed a law that will allow the city to issue official identification

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