Report: DHS Catches Barely Half of Illegal Border Crossers
Federal immigration authorities caught barely half of the people who illegally entered the United States from Mexico last year, according to an internal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) report leaked by a government official involved in border issues.
DHS #2 Mayorkas Resigns Under Cloud of Ethical Violations
Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) Alejandro Mayorkas resigned from the number two position at DHS effective October 28. His resignation follows a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by FAIR's legal arm, which showed that neither DHS nor the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) investigated major ethics violations relating to Mayorkas's actions.
Supreme Court Denies Rehearing of Executive Amnesty Case
The losing streak for the Obama administration in U.S. v. Texas, the 26 state lawsuit challenging two major executive amnesty programs, continues after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to rehear the case.
In a recent case of judicial overreach, U.S. District Judge John Z. Lee ruled that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) must stop issuing detainers in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, and Wisconsin without first obtaining a judicial warrant.
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