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Illegal Immigrants Fight To Keep Driver’s License


States Keep Giving Illegal Aliens Driver’s Licenses

The last two states to offer illegal immigrants driver’s licenses rejected measures this week to reverse the practice, even though it violates a federal identification law enacted to protect national security after the 2001 terrorist attacks.Legislators in Washington State and New Mexico defeated bills that would have done away with their longtime policy of


Judicial Watch Obtains New Border Patrol Apprehension Statistics for Illegal Alien Smugglers and “Special Interest Aliens”

59,017 “Other Than Mexican” Illegal Aliens Apprehended in 2010, including 663 “Aliens from Special Interest Countries” Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — March 9, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained new documents from


JW Forces Release of DHS Report on Illegal Alien Charged with Killing Virginia Nun in August 2010 Drunk Driving Incident

Suspect Released By Obama DHS Despite Multiple Arrests (Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has received a Department of Homeland Security report detailing the agency’s investigation of an illegal alien (Carlos Martinelly-Montano) charged with killing a


Murdered Border Agent Forced To Use Nonlethal Beanbags

A policy requiring U.S. Border Patrol agents to use nonlethal bean bags as a first line of defense evidently led to the murder of an agent who was gunned down by a heavily armed group of illegal immigrants in Arizona.The deadly gun battle took place on December 14, but the Department…


ICE Accused Of Racial Profiling For Arresting Criminal Aliens

Federal authorities are being accused of “overt racial profiling” for conducting aMississippi raid that collared dozens of illegal immigrants with violent criminal records, gang affiliations and deportation orders.The four-day raid in the greater Jackson area was part of a Homeland Security plan to arrest illegal alien fugitives wanted for drug crimes, sexual


Public College Welcomes Illegal Immigrants

A year after the New Jersey legislature rejected a bill to give illegal immigrants discounted tuition at public colleges and universities one school has taken matters into its own hands by offering the costly perk anyways.The move by a taxpayer-funded institution comes amid a dire financial crisis that has negatively impacted public…


DHS Breaks Promise to Court to Release Report on Illegal Alien Who Killed Virginia Nun in August 2010 Drunk Driving Accident

DHS Scheduled to Release Report by January 18, 2011, Now Claims Report is still in “Draft” Form Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — February 17, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that the Obama administration broke a…


Utah Wants To Give Illegal Immigrants Work Permits

In a bizarre effort to resolve Utah’s immigration crisis, state lawmakers are considering measures to grant illegal aliens work permits as well as English and civics classes.The move comes as states and municipalities nationwide craft legislation to actually reduce their illegal immigrant populations, not accommodate them. Incredibly, some of


Arizona State Legislature Seeks to Intervene in Federal Lawsuit to Defend AZ Immigration Law

Judicial Watch, the government watchdog group, announced today that it has filed a “Motion to Intervene” (Case No. 10-cv-01413-SRB) on behalf of the Arizona State Legislature in the Obama Justice Department lawsuit challenging S.B. 1070, Arizona’s new get-tough illegal immigration law. On February 7, 2011, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed…


Hundreds Of Illegal Immigrant Felons Released In U.S.

A Homeland Security program created to deport incarcerated illegal immigrants convicted of serious crimes has failed to identify hundreds of dangerous felons—including child molesters and drug dealers—who instead have been released in theU.S. upon completing their sentence.It marks the latest of many failures on the part of the massive federal agency…


Jailing Illegal Aliens For ID Theft A “Travesty,” Judge Says

Sending dozens of illegal immigrants to jail for using stolen identities to work is a “travesty,” according to the Clinton-appointed federal judge who reluctantly approved the plea agreements of Mexican and Guatemalan employees arrested during a raid at an Iowa meatpacking plant.The 2008 case received national media coverage because hundreds of suspected illegal


Colorado May Subsidize Illegal Immigrants’ College Education

As more states push for stricter immigration enforcement one is bucking the trend, instead working to help illegal immigrants by offering them a taxpayer-funded benefit that should be reserved for legal U.S. residents and citizens.Colorado lawmakers are on the verge of passing legislation to give illegal immigrants discounted in-state tuition at public


County’s Illegal Alien Welfare Tab Exceeds $600 Mil

As it suffers through a ravaging financial crisis, the nation’s most populous county spends well over half a billion dollars annually just to provide illegal immigrants with welfare food stamps.For two consecutive years Los Angeles County has doled out more than $550 million just to cover the welfare and food-stamp costs for illegal…


JW Files Taxpayer Lawsuit against Maryland Community College for Unlawfully Giving Illegal Aliens In-State Tuition Benefits

Montgomery College Unlawful Tuition Policy Violates Federal and Maryland Law and Places a Substantial Financial Burden on Montgomery County Taxpayers; Delegate Pat McDonough: “Issue is Essential to Promote Maryland’s Security and Economic Stability” Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — January 20, 2011 Judicial


Border Crossing Shut For Security Reasons To Reopen Unmanned

As Mexican drug violence reaches epic proportions, Homeland Security officials prepare to reopen a remote port of entry—closed years ago for security reasons—as an unmanned border crossing monitored by federal agents hundreds of miles away.Known as the Boquillas crossing, the port of entry is located in southwest Texas’Big Bend National Park, an…

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