Immigration and Customs Enforcement has released nearly 90,000 illegal immigrants since 2013 who had committed more than 200,000 crimes, according to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
A new Justice Department policy announced last week bars sanctuary cities such as Democratic National Convention host city Philadelphia from receiving millions of dollars worth of federal law enforcement grants, putting further pressure on Pennsylvania Democrats to abandon the policy that critics say impedes federal immigration officials.
The Supreme Court halted implementation of President Obama’s executive action on immigration on Thursday when it deadlocked 4-4 in the case United States v. Texas.
The Obama administration is withholding from Congress and the American people detailed information about more than 86,000 illegal aliens who have committed serious crimes and continue to walk the street in the United States, according to conversations with a member of Congress, who disclosed to the Washington Free Beacon that “if the public knew about this there would be total absolute outrage” over the matter.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo (D.) cast blame on Donald Trump for violence by anti-Trump protesters outside his rally Thursday night, telling the Associated Press that Trump “needs to take responsibility for the irresponsible behavior of his campaign.”
A federal judge in Texas ordered the Justice Department Thursday to send its “intentionally deceptive” lawyers back to ethics class, accusing them of misleading the court about President Obama’s executive immigration actions.
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey is urging his Democratic opponent, Katie McGinty, to side with the Obama administration on the issue of sanctuary cities.
State lawmakers in California are circulating legislation that would open the door for illegal immigrants to buy health insurance from Covered California, the state’s Obamacare exchange.