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


U.S. Loses Track Of Millions Who Overstay Visas

Almost a decade after Middle Eastern terrorists with expired visas attacked the U.S., the government has failed to implement a security measure to adequately track foreigners like them who enter the country legally but never leave.As a result nearly half of the nation’s estimated 12 million illegal immigrants actually entered the U.S. legally…


ICE Halts Deportation At ACLU’s Request

In the latest collusion between the Obama Administration and the leftwing American Civil Liberties Union, Homeland Security officials have suspended the scheduled deportation of an illegal immigrant at the ACLU’s request.The move is part of a bigger plan to perhaps eliminate the federal program (Secure Communities) that identified the illegal…


Conn. To Give Illegal Aliens Discounted Tuition

As local governments nationwide craft legislation to curb the devastating impact of illegal immigration, Connecticut is on the verge of passing a law to give undocumented aliens a valuable taxpayer-funded benefit—discount tuition at public colleges and universities.A similar measure actually passed a few years ago but was vetoed by former Republican


Hispanics Will “Live In Fear” If Sanctuary Cities Vanish

Banning sanctuary cities that offer illegal immigrants safe haven is racist and will force millions of Hispanics to “live in fear,” according to Texas lawmakers trying to stop legislation that would outlaw the refuges in their state.Many cities across the Lone Star State have long offered illegal aliens sanctuary by, among other things, forbidding police


34,448 Illegal Immigrants Spared Deportation

In a perplexing development ignored by the mainstream media, the Obama Administration suspended tens of thousands of deportations last year and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano lied to a Senate committee to cover up the astounding figure.Napolitano told the Senate Judiciary Committee that has oversight over the Department of Homeland…


“Cowardly” To Reverse Illegal Immigrant Tuition Break

New Jersey’s largest newspaper is accusing officials at a public college in Randolph of being“cowardly” and “gutless” for reversing a controversial policy offering illegal immigrants discounted tuition after Judicial Watch challenged it.Amid strong opposition, trustees at the County College of Morris, a two-year school with an enrollment of about 9,000, voted


Cover Up? Judicial Watch Sues DHS for Docs on Investigation of Illegal Alien Charged with Killing Nun in Drunk Driving Accident

FOIA Request Seeks DHS Communications with Obama White House Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — April 20, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on April 14, 2011, against the…


Border Patrol Banned From Top Smuggler Routes

For the third time in a few months a federal report exposes how the U.S. government prioritizes environmental preservation over national security by keeping Border Patrol agents out of wildlife refuges that are heavily transited by Mexican drug and human smugglers.Among them is a popular smugglers’ corridor, the 2,300-acre San Bernardino National Wildlife


Obama Spares Arrested Illegal Immigrant Protesters

In the Obama Administration’s latest move to protect illegal immigrants while an amnesty plan gets worked out, Homeland Security officials said they won’t take action against a group of outlaws arrested in Georgia last week.The illegal immigrants participated in a disruptive Atlanta demonstration to protest a state measure that bans undocumented students…


Judicial Watch Challenges New Jersey’s County College of Morris on Unlawful Tuition Policy for Illegal Aliens

“There is no way to reconcile CCM’s policy with federal law” Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — April 14, 2011Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that has sent a letter to the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for…


Most Illegal Immigrant Families Collect Welfare

Surprise, surprise; Census Bureau data reveals that most U.S. families headed by illegal immigrants use taxpayer-funded welfare programs on behalf of their American-born anchor babies.Even before the recession, immigrant households with children used welfare programs at consistently higher rates than natives, according to the extensive census data collected and


Oregon Law Would Give Illegal Immigrants Cheaper Tuition

Although Oregon is suffering through a dire budget crisis that will drastically slash funding for public education, state lawmakers are working to give illegal immigrants discounted tuition at taxpayer-funded colleges and universities.Ten states currently offer the perk, which costs U.S. taxpayers millions of dollars annually, while several have reversed the


JW Files Two Lawsuits against Obama Department of Homeland Security for Records Detailing Alleged “Stealth Amnesty” Plan

Obama Administration Reportedly Implementing Policies that Grant Legal Status to Illegal Aliens without Approval of Congress Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — March 29, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed two Freedom of


Congress Asked To Pledge Respect To Latinos

Amid heated immigration debates, members of Congress are being asked to sign a pledge acknowledging the economic, civic and cultural contributions of Latinos and opposing “irresponsible and inflammatory rhetoric” that “dehumanizes” them.The contract is part of the “Pledge for Respect” campaign launched this month by the politically-connected National Council of La


U.S. Sued By Illegal Immigrant’s Family

The family of a drug-abusing illegal immigrant who died after being subdued with a stun gun is suing the U.S. government for using excessive force that led to his “wrongful death.”The illegal immigrant, Anastacio Hernandez, lived in San Diego and was twice deported to his native Mexico. He became unruly when federal agents tried to…

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