Congress Extends DHS Funding for One Week; Outcome of Battle Uncertain

After 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 Bill

In 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 Aliens

OIG 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.

Major GOP Donors Demand Amnesty for Support in 2016

Three top Republican donors sent a message to all potential Republican presidential candidates: only those who support amnesty can expect to receive money from themselves or their network of large donors.

Georgia Voters Overwhelming Oppose Amnesty and Driver's Licenses for Illegal Aliens

Georgia 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 Law

The 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 Guilt

The 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.

California DMV Policy Lets Illegal Aliens Get Away with ID Theft

The California DMV issued a new policy instructing its investigators to ignore cases of identity theft committed by illegal aliens applying for the new driver's licenses.

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 Amnesty

Federal 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 Schools

According 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.

White House Report Confirms President Obama's Executive Actions Will Harm American Workers, Taxpayers

An economy that rewards those who are most willing to break the law is not a sound one.

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