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Texas City Sued For Arresting Unruly Day Laborers


Appellate Court Rules Lawsuit Challenging Houston’s Illegal Alien Sanctuary Policy Will Continue

Appellate Court Reverses Decision by District Court Dismissing Judicial Watch Lawsuit Filed by Houston Police Sgt. Joslyn Johnson, Widow of Police Officer Murdered by Illegal Alien Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption,


DOJ Protects Teachers With Unacceptable English Skills

Public school teachers with unacceptable English pronunciation and grammar are being protected by the Obama Administration, which has forced one state to eliminate a fluency monitoring program created to comply with a 2002 federal education law.Singling out teachers who can’t speak proper English in American schools—funded by taxpayers, no


County Bans ICE Holds, Even For Felons

The nation’s second-largest county has enacted legislation directing local police to disregard federal government orders to hold arrested illegal immigrants, including those with criminal records or serious felony charges.Hours after commissioners in Illinois’s Cook County, which includes Chicago, passed the measure a local newspaper reported that an illegal alien


Illegal Immigrants Fight To Keep Driver’s License

Empowered by the president’s recent halt in deportations, the influential open borders movement plans to stop one of the last states to offer illegal immigrants diver’s licenses from killing the practice.Lawmakers in New Mexico are scheduled to address the heated issue in a special session this week, igniting fury among immigrant…


HUD Launches Initiative To Help Illegal Immigrants

Besides the Department of Justice (DOJ), other federal agencies are quietly working behind the scenes and dedicating extensive resources to fighting local laws aimed at curbing illegal immigration.For instance, this week the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) revealed that a “spate of state and local immigration related…


Judicial Watch Statement Regarding the Arrest of Obama’s Illegal Alien Uncle Omar

“President Obama’s ‘Uncle Omar’ is the face of what is wrong with the Obama administration’s lawless and dangerous approach to illegal immigration.” Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — September 1, 2011 Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement today in response to the controversy…


JW Uncovers Documents from DHS Detailing Obama Plan to Impose DREAM Act by Suspending Illegal Alien Deportations

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained documents from the Obama Department of Homeland Security (DHS) detailing behind-the-scenes efforts by the Obama administration to bypass Congress and grant amnesty at least one million illegal aliens by suspending immigration


Judicial Watch Attorney to Testify Before Pennsylvania House Committee on Immigration Enforcement Legislative Package

“As a whole, these legislative initiatives mirror federal objectives and further a legitimate state goal.” Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — August 30, 2011 Today, August 30, 2011, Judicial Watch attorney Michael Bekesha will testify before the Pennsylvania House State Government Committee on the “National


Judicial Watch Defends Georgia’s Immigration Law in Appellate Court with Amicus Curiae Brief

Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — August 30, 2011 Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that on August 22, 2011, it filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit defending the


Open Borders Movement Flexes Muscle Again

Under intense pressure from the increasingly powerful open borders movement, a major U.S. city is abruptly ending a federal law enforcement partnership responsible for dramatically reducing its record-high crime rate.Known as Operation Community Shield, the program targets violent street gangs by sending special Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents to


Judicial Watch to Appeal Court Decision Halting Taxpayer Challenge to Montgomery College’s Illegal Alien Tuition Discount

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement today regarding the August 16, 2011, decision by the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland, dismissing Judicial Watch’s taxpayer lawsuit against Montgomery College for providing discounted tuition to illegal aliens: This decision seems to ignore nearly 150 years of binding precedent…


Obama Starts Suspending Deportations

Keeping its promise to suspend deportations for a broad class of illegal immigrants, the Obama Administration has officially started the process that’s expected to spare tens of thousands from removal in the coming months.Among the first illegal aliens to benefit from the president’s backdoor amnesty plan is a Mexican man…


Obama Officially Halts Deportations

Just when you thought President Obama’s deplorable backdoor amnesty plan had gone too far, his Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issues an order halting deportation proceedings against a broad class of illegal immigrants.Additionally, the agency responsible for keeping the nation safe announced that a crucial program (Secure Communities) that’s helped…


County Sues Feds To Get Status Of Arrested Illegal Immigrants

In a seldom-seen act, a suburban Virginia county is going up against the powerful forces of the federal government by suing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for records involving thousands of illegal immigrants who were arrested locally and turned over for deportation.Officials in Prince William County suspect that many…


DOJ Follows ACLU’s Lead, Sues State Over Immigration Law

The latest move by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to legally challenge another state’s immigration control law indicates that, under Obama, the agency has become the lap dog of the leftwing civil rights group at the helm of the open borders movement.For the second time in a year the DOJ…

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