Congress Extends DHS Funding for One Week; Outcome of Battle UncertainAfter a dramatic day, both the House and Senate passed legislation (called a continuing resolution or “CR”) that extends funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for one week.
Senate Poised to Strip Defunding Language from DHS Appropriations BillIn an about-face yesterday, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell struck a deal to debate the DHS appropriations bill.
Inspector General: ICE Unable to Effectively Track Released Illegal AliensOIG released a scathing review of DHS's Intensive Supervision Appearance Program and the method by which Immigration and Customs Enforcement determines which aliens can participate.
Georgia Voters Overwhelming Oppose Amnesty and Driver's Licenses for Illegal AliensGeorgia voters overwhelming support the enforcement of immigration law, according to a recent poll conducted by Rosetta Stone Communications for the Dustin Inman Society.
New Mexico House Votes to Repeal Illegal Alien Driver's License LawThe New Mexico House of Representatives passed H.B. 32, which repeals New Mexico's 2003 law that grants driver's licenses to illegal aliens.
Suspect in Killing of Two California Cops Admits GuiltThe illegal alien charged with the murder of two California cops admitted guilt at a hearing in court. Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamontes allegedly shot and killed two sheriff's deputies and shot another man in the head for resisting a carjacking.
Statement by FAIR on Judge Andrew Hanen's Preliminary Injunction on Obama Amnesty Programs"Judge Hanen's ruling preventing the Obama administration from proceeding with a plan to grant amnesty and work authorization to millions of illegal aliens is an important victory for the integrity of U.S. immigration law...
Court Ruling Demonstrates Congress Must Defund AmnestyFederal Judge Andrew Hanen issued a temporary injunction that prohibits the Obama Administration from expanding its executive amnesty programs until the lawsuit filed by 26 states challenging it is decided on the merits.
LEP Costs Skyrocketing in DC Region Public SchoolsAccording to a new analysis by FAIR, Cost in Translation: English Language Education in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area, the annual price tag for providing Limited English Proficiency instruction now runs about $2.4 billion annually.
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