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U.S. Doesn’t Track if Millions in Biz “Loans” to Refugees on Public Assistance Are Repaid


U.S. Doesn’t Track if Millions in Biz “Loans” to Refugees on Public Assistance Are Repaid

The U.S. government gives refugees on public assistance special “loans” of up to $15,000 to start a business but fails to keep track of defaults that could translate into huge losses for American taxpayers, records obtained by Judicial Watch reveal. The cash is distributed through a program called Microenterprise Development…


Years After GSA Las Vegas Conf. Scandal, Agencies Still Hold Lavish Events

A few years after the General Services Administration’s (GSA) scandalous Las Vegas conference fleeced American taxpayers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, another federal agency is being exposed for covering up its lavish events totaling millions. The Department of Labor (DOL) spent nearly $2 million on questionable extracurricular events…


Illegal Aliens Urged to Enter the Labor Force Without Work Authorization

Judicial Watch yesterday obtained, through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, documents showing that, as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Hilda Solis drew a press gaggle when she visited illegal aliens in Maryland last spring and urged them to assert their “federal rights.”  Judicial Watch’s investigation…


DOL Signs More Foreign Contracts To Protect Migrant Workers

In its ongoing effort to protect illegal immigrants in the U.S. workforce, the Obama Department of Labor (DOL) keeps entering “partnership agreements” with foreign countries vowing to preserve the rights of their migrants.  It’s one of several initiatives launched by Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, a former California congresswoman with close…


U.S. Spends $10.7 Mil To Train “Low Literacy” Latinos

With no end in sight to the devastating unemployment rate, the nation’s Department of Labor (DOL) is dedicating nearly $11 million to foreign-language programs that help workers with “low literacy or limited English proficiency.”It marks the latest of many wasteful DOL initiatives aimed at helping Latinos (the feds’ code for…


Hire Minorities Or Lose Govt. Contracts

The Obama Administration has threatened to strip a large Colorado cheese producer of its lucrative federal contracts if more minority workers aren’t hired pronto.Word came via a Department of Labor (DOL) notice accusing the company of “discriminating against qualified African-American, Asian and Hispanic applicants.” The agency, headed by a former California

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