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  • DHS Knew Illegal Aliens Falsely Claimed “Credible Fear” to Stay in U.S.

    11/23/2015 10:22:26 AM PST · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | November 23, 2015
    The Obama administration let hundreds of illegal immigrants stay in the U.S. even though federal authorities knew in advance that an open borders group coached them to falsely claim "credible fear" to get asylum, according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The operation was part of a scam conducted by an immigrant rights organization called the National Immigrant Youth Alliance (NITA), which in recent years has coordinated demonstrations along the Southwest border in Texas and Arizona. In mid-2014 the group orchestrated a racket seeking to bring 250 illegal aliens into the U.S. through...
  • Anti-cop violence spreads as illegal immigrant gang member slugs deputy sitting in car

    11/06/2015 12:21:27 PM PST · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 6, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    An illegal immigrant MS-13 gang member the Obama administration had released on bond committed an unprovoked attack on a sheriff's deputy, slugging the deputy as he worked on a traffic report while sitting in his car, the Frederick County, Md., sheriff's department said Friday. Jose Misael Reyes-Reyes, 18, had been arrested in May on weapons charges and in June on charges of malicious destruction of property, but federal immigration authorities had left him free on bond while he awaited a deportation hearing, the sheriff's office said. Given his age, Mr. Reyes-Reyes was potentially part of the recent surge of illegal...
  • Another Inconvenient Truth? New NASA Study Finds Antarctica Is Gaining Ice!

    11/03/2015 1:00:24 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 11/03/2015 | Tyler Durden
    Well this is awkward. Just a month after former Aussie PM Tony Abbott openly questioned global warming data (and was 'replaced'), a new NASA study finds another inconvenient truth - Antarctica has been adding more ice than it's been losing, challenging other research, including that of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, that concludes that Earth’s southern continent is losing land ice overall.As Christian Science Monitor reports, In a paper published in the Journal of Glaciology on Friday, researchers from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the University of Maryland in College Park, and the engineering firm Sigma Space...
  • Ooops! New NASA study: Antarctica isn’t losing ice mass after all !

    11/03/2015 10:01:52 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 21 replies ^ | October 31, 2015 | Anthony Watts
    From the “settled science” department and former chief alarmist Jay Zwally, who for years had said the Arcticwas in big trouble (only to have his prediction falsified), comes this Emily Litella moment in climate science: “Never mind!”. Curiously, WUWT reported back in 2012 about an ICEsat study by Zwally that said:ICESAT Data Shows Mass Gains of the Antarctic Ice Sheet Exceed Losses. I surmise that with the publication of this second study, the original is now confirmed. I suppose John Cook will have to revise his “Denial 101” video on Antarctica now. This map shows the rates of mass changes...
  • DHS Tries Halting Deportation of Illegal Aliens “Ethnically Profiled” by Cops

    10/29/2015 3:34:22 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 29, 2015
    Two disturbing cases highlight the serious problems with the nation’s immigration laws under the Obama administration; In one, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) accused a local police department of racial profiling for arresting two previously deported illegal immigrants and turning them over to federal authorities for removal. In the other, the Department of Justice (DOJ) charged a public school district with discrimination for verifying the immigration status of its employees. The first case comes out of New Llano, a Louisiana town of about 2,500 near the Texas border. In the course of doing their job, a pair of police...
  • ICE Bosses Accused of Sex Parties

    10/20/2015 9:41:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    The San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | Oct. 19, 2015 | Greg Moran
    Internal affairs investigators for the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency are questioning employees in San Diego about allegations that a supervisor has been using government time to recruit workers for private sexual swinger parties at his home. The accusation of gross sexual misconduct was made in a complaint submitted to the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security earlier this year. The allegation comes amid a rising number of complaints from workers and the union about management at the office. It says that employees at the ICE Enforcement Removal Operations office in downtown San Diego have been approached...
  • ICE Probes Claims Employee Invited Co-Workers to Swinger Sex Parties

    10/20/2015 6:48:59 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 22 replies
    NBC News ^ | 10/20/2015 | ALASTAIR JAMIESON and SHELBY HANSEN
    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said Tuesday that it is investigating reports that a supervisor used government time to recruit workers for private sex swinger parties at his home. An internal misconduct investigation is looking into the claims centered on workers in San Diego, ICE spokeswoman Lauren Mack told NBC News in a statement. It follows a report by the San Diego Union Tribune that an accusation of gross sexual misconduct was made in a complaint submitted to the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security earlier this year. The newspaper said employees at the ICE Enforcement Removal...
  • Obama brings 1,500 terrorists to U.S. (Crimes allegedly done 'under duress')

    09/29/2015 10:23:27 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 20 replies
    WND ^ | September 29, 2015 | Leo Hohmann
    ISIS Terrorist The Obama administration allowed 1,519 terror-stained foreign refugees into the U.S. last year because their crimes were allegedly committed while under duress. The administration last year eased federal restrictions against terrorist activity for refugees and asylum seekers. Under the old rules, these 1,519 foreign nationals would have been banned from entering the country because they supported terrorist causes. But under the new rules for vetting refugees, the secretary of Homeland Security has discretionary authority to waive certain cases of inadmissibility relating to terrorist activity. A person could have provided shelter or sold a weapon to a terrorist,...
  • Obama administration pays $400,000 for harassing ICE attorney trying to enforce immigration law.

    08/31/2015 6:32:12 AM PDT · by Elderberry · 8 replies
    Newsworks ^ | 8/30/2015 | Julia Preston
    Patricia M. Vroom is the top attorney for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency in Arizona. When the Obama administration initiated its unilateral policy of prosecutorial discretion, allowing illegal immigrants to remain in the U.S. as long they have not yet been convicted of a serious felony crime, they found attorney Vroom too slow in authorizing the release of illegal aliens who had committed crimes in the U.S. but did not yet meet the administrations high threshold for seeking deportation of such undocumented aliens. U.S. immigration law, as enacted by Congress pursuant to the Constitution, provides that any...
  • America's Sanctuary City Nightmare

    08/24/2015 8:08:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies ^ | 8/24/2015 | Hans A. von Spakovsky
    A litigation battle is raging between the states and President Barack Obama over his attempt to impose a nationwide sanctuary policy for illegal aliens. Yet, there is no question that existing sanctuary policies implemented by numerous towns and cities have victimized innocent Americans. Those sanctuary policies have enabled illegal aliens to commit thousands of crimes crimes that would not have occurred had their perpetrators been deported in keeping with existing law. In 2011, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released [4] a study on approximately 250,000 illegal aliens locked up in our federal, state, and local prisons. They represent more than...
  • A question concerning state's power.

    08/23/2015 8:55:06 AM PDT · by LouAvul · 25 replies
    An Arizona sheriff took Dr. Carson for a helicopter ride to point out large areas controlled by armed illegals who smuggle drugs. My question is, why does the governor not mobilize armed personnel to take back the state? It's hard to believe that the law enforcement of the state is content to just let them (crimigrants) stay there.
  • Morale At ICE In A Nosedive

    08/16/2015 2:06:00 PM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8/16/15 | Kerry Picket
    Morale at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is in the gutter, sources tell The Daily Caller. Staffers at ICE find themselves in a politicized culture and are looking for ways to leave the agency for other job opportunities.There are people at ICE who are just dying to get out. There are often these openings that you see at USA jobs. For any given job, there might be one position open and you are getting on average four or 500 applicants for that one job and many of those applicants are coming from places like ICE, one source told TheDC.Additionally, ICE...
  • California police chief says 'blood trail' runs from Washington to bedroom of murdered woman

    08/07/2015 8:33:30 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 7, 2015 | Malia Zimmerman
    Video at link, worth watching. A California lawman whose department is investigating the brutal rape and bludgeoning death of a 64-year-old Air Force veteran pointed the finger Friday at state and federal policies he said allowed the illegal immigrant suspect to roam the streets despite a lengthy arrest record. I think this is a national issue - it starts with administration and their policies, Santa Maria Police Chief Ralph Martin said days after Marilyn Pharis died from injuries suffered in the July 24 attack. You can draw a direct line to this governor and Legislature. I am not remiss to...

    08/06/2015 5:39:58 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 11 replies
    breitbart ^ | august 5, 2015
    Breitbart Texasis proud to sponsor The Green Line and other podcast published by theNational Border Patrol Council(NBPC). The Council is the exclusive representative of over 17,000 non-supervisory U.S. Border Patrol agents. In this episode of The State of the Union NBPC Vice President Shawn Moran reports that Border Patrol Agents in Texas are being ordered to work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent and are being ordered to release illegal aliens into the communities where they are working.
  • Illegal Aliens Complain about Ankle Monitors

    08/02/2015 7:12:52 PM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Breitbart California ^ | 8/2/15 | William Bigelow
    Amnesty advocates are complaining about the use of GPS ankle monitors on illegal aliens detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the border.Sister Norma Pimentel, who runs Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley near the Texas-Mexico border, protested on behalf of the illegal immigrants, telling the Los Angeles Times, They feel like a criminal. They say, How will I be able to work with that? They pray they dont get it.Last week, the CARA Pro Bono Legal Project in Dilley, Texas, joined immigrant lawyers groups to demand ICE Director Sarah Saldaa terminate the use of the ankle monitors. The...
  • Mexican man held in Good Samaritans killing; burglary wasnt enough to deport him!

    08/02/2015 11:53:49 AM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | August 2, 2015 | Michael Dorstewitz
    No good deed goes unpunished. The truth of that adage was confirmed in spades last week when a Montana couple, Jason and Tara Shane, described as Good Samaritans for helping a stranded young, Mexican motorist were shot and killed for their effort. Their daughter, Jorah Shane, 26, was wounded. Jesus Deniz Mendoza, 18, a Mexican national who entered the United States legally two years ago, shot the Shanes when they stopped to assist with a broken-down car. Shortly after the shooting, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement indicated that Mendoza had legally entered the country from Mexico through the San Ysidro...
  • Gun used in Garland, Texas attempted terror attack may be from Fast and Furious

    08/02/2015 7:41:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/02/2015 | Taylor Millard
    The gun used during the attempted terror attack on the “Draw Muhammad” event in Texas may have been bought from the Arizona store linked to Fast and Furious. Los Angeles Times broke the news yesterday which also included the nugget that Nadir Soofi’s purchase was known by the federal government (emphasis mine). Soofi’s attempt to buy a gun caught the attention of authorities, who slapped a seven-day hold on the transaction, according to his Feb. 24, 2010, firearms transaction record, which was reviewed by the Los Angeles Times. Then, for reasons that remain unclear, the hold was lifted after...
  • ICE explains why Jesus Deniz-Mendoza wasnt deported before allegedly shooting Montana family

    08/01/2015 5:13:10 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 19 replies ^ | July 31, 2015 | Twitchy Staff
    We starting to learn new details about Jesus Deniz-Mendoza, an 18-year-old legal immigrant from Mexico who is accused of murdering a Good Samaritan couple and wounding their daughter during a July 29 attack in Montana. Deniz-Mendoza, who also goes by the name Jesus Yeizon Deniz, was admitted legally into the United State in 2013: And he was out on bond after a recent burglary arrest in Wyoming: ICE couldnt do anything about his arrest, however, because he was a legal immigrant. (snip) Was then 16-year-old Mendoza admitted to the U.S. as a DREAMer? Did he actually enter the U.S. in...
  • Illegal Alien with Multiple DUIs Killed in Colorado Highway Accident

    07/31/2015 2:05:10 PM PDT · by george76 · 35 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Jul y 31st, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Illegal alien Jose Triana-Valenzuela was killed this week when the car he lost control of his car Monday morning. ... Triana-Valenzuela was arrested in 2003 for driving under the influence, speeding and driving without a license. He was turned over to immigration authorities after his 2003 arrest. ... A Weld County man killed in a rollover accident earlier this week had been arrested multiple times, but none of the arresting agencies linked him to an active warrant out of Morgan County dating back to 2003. ... Triana-Valenzuela was first arrested in Morgan County on May 1, 2003 for Driving Under...
  • Federal Agency Confirms Legal Status of Pryor Shooting Suspect [Montana Samaritan Shooter]

    07/31/2015 12:55:09 PM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 21 replies
    KULR Channel 8 ^ | July 31, 2015 18:41 UTC | Not Listed
    According to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), 18-year-old Jesus Yeizon Deniz-Mendoza, from Mexico, was legally admitted to enter the United States at the San Ysidro Port of Entry May 31, 2013. The following is an official statement from ICE, regarding what could happen if Deniz is convicted of a crime: This individual does not have any criminal convictions, and, as a permanent resident, is not currently removable. Thus, an ICE detainer cannot be placed on the individual at this time. However, ICE is closely monitoring this case and coordinating with local authorities. If he is convicted for a...
  • San Jose Mayor Urges Santa Clara County to Reconsider ICE Detainer Policy

    07/30/2015 6:20:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Jul 29, 2015 | Mariah Bravo
    The San Jose mayor is urging the Santa Clara County Board of Directors to put the countys policy of ignoring Immigration and Customs Enforcement holds on the agenda following the high-profile death of a woman gunned down in San Francisco by an undocumented immigrant. Mayor Sam Liccardo sent the letter July 10 to the boards president, Dave Cortese, saying he disagrees with the county's current policy of ignoring ICE hold requests for "deportable individuals who have committed serious of violent felonies. The debate on sanctuary cities reignited nationally after the July 1 shooting of Kate Steinle at San Franciscos Pier...
  • Authorities: Agency didn't want slaying suspect detained [OHIO SANCTUARY CITY MURDER & RAPE]

    07/29/2015 8:26:58 AM PDT · by bimboeruption · 22 replies
    WHIO ^ | 7-29-2015 | MARK GILLISPIE
    CLEVELAND U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents told Ohio sheriff's deputies weeks ago not to detain a man who is in the U.S. illegally and now suspected of killing a woman and wounding another during a crime spree, law enforcement officials said Tuesday. Lake County sheriff's deputies questioned 35-year-old Juan Emmanuel Razo on July 7 after finding him alone in a car in Painesville, about 30 miles east of Cleveland. Unsure of Razo's status, the deputies contacted Border Protection officials and were told he is from Mexico and in the U.S. illegally but they didn't want him detained. Lake...
  • ICE, ICE, Baby! Michigan GOP Ready to Erase Sanctuary City Concept

    07/25/2015 7:12:46 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 07/25/2015 | Rod Kackley
    Most of America thinks of Detroit as Motown, or the Motor City, and Ann Arbor as the home of the storied Big Ten football program and world-class medical research facilities of the University of Michigan.Illegal immigrants look at those towns differently. They see Detroit and Ann Arbor as “sanctuary cities,” communities where local law enforcement has a policy of not cooperating with federal immigration agents.Michigan Republicans, led by state Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kowall, want to erase the concept of “sanctuary cities” from the lexicon of municipal leaders in the state.“I am strongly opposed to any Michigan cities...
  • These Marines Lost Legs in Afghanistan and Now Hunt Child Predators

    07/22/2015 8:14:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies ^ | Richard Sisk | Jul 16, 2015
    The fist bump was their thing in Afghanistan, where both Marines lost legs in the same attack, and the fist bump is still their thing in the hunt for child predators under a special law enforcement program to train and hire medically retired veterans. Cpl. Justin Gaertner and Sgt. Gabriel Martinez in their dress blues bumped fists at an event earlier this year in Florida, just as they bumped fists while recovering from their wounds. Gaertner, 26, of Tampa, Fla., has been partnered for the last two years with retired Army Special Forces Staff Sgt. Nathan Cruz, 42, executing the...
  • Ice conditions hold up resupply of Iqaluit, east Hudson Bay ( Canada )

    07/22/2015 3:34:35 PM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    CBC News ^ | Jul 21, 2015
    Fuel tanker that reached Iqaluit still unable to unload. Ice conditions this year in the Arctic are making it difficult for ships to deliver the annual resupply of fuel and goods to some Nunavut and Nunavik communities. Midway through July, only a single oil tanker, aided by a Coast Guard icebreaker, has been able to reach Iqaluit though the sea ice that remains in Frobisher Bay. "We had quite a bit of difficulty bringing it in," says Johnny Leclair, the Coast Guard's assistant commissioner. Sealift ships are also behind schedule, with the MV Anna Desgagnes and the MV Qamutik now...
  • Obamas ICE Director: No Immigration Enforcement Until Amnesty Is Passed

    07/21/2015 5:50:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 111 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/21/15 | Julia Hahn
    President Obamas Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) director tells lawmakers that no consequences are planned for sanctuary cities until Congress first passes comprehensive immigration reform. Sarah Saldaa testified before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on criminal alien violence. After hearing emotional testimony from families torn apart by illegal immigrant murderers, Republican members of Congress grilled two administration witnesses: Leon Rodriquez, Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and Sarah Saldaa, Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Both Rodriquez and Saldaa have been tasked with carrying out President Obamas executive amnesty for so-called DREAMers, which includes work permits...
  • Deportation's revolving door: Suspects in Lawrence shooting shouldn't have been in U.S.

    07/20/2015 12:32:45 PM PDT · by safetysign · 10 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 07/20/2015 | Hillary Chabot
    Deportation orders failed to oust two illegal immigrants who are now up on drug charges and under investigation in the July 4 shooting death of a Lawrence grandmother in an alarming case that critics say illustrates a revolving immigration door with dangerous consequences. Dominican Republic nationals Wilton Lara-Calmona and Jose M. Lara-Mejia were arrested on drug charges by police investigating the shooting death of Mirta Rivera, 41. The Lawrence nurse was killed in her sleep by a gunshot fired through the ceiling from an upstairs apartment, where both men lived. But Immigration and Customs Enforcement records reviewed by the...
  • Union Files Grievance Against Sheriff Mikarimi Over Handling of Pier 14 Shooting Suspect

    07/17/2015 11:24:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 7/17 | Mark Matthews
    San Franciscos deputy sheriffs have joined the fight over the departments handling of deportation requests. The deputys union is filing a grievance against the sheriff demanding that he rescind his non-cooperation policy with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is running for re-election. His campaign has been hit from all sides over his handling of the Pier 14 shooting suspect, and now his own deputies are entering the fray. Mirkarimi told reporters the deputy unions complaint is no surprise. "Exactly, its politics," he said. The deputy sheriffs' grievance says the sheriffs policy of non-cooperation with ICE "...recklessly compromises...
  • Sheriff Mims Discusses New I.C.E. Program At Fresno Jail (ICE screening before release)

    07/16/2015 7:31:55 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 2 replies
    KMPH ^ | July 16 2015 | Misti Reed
    Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims was featured on Fox & Friends early Thursday morning. She discussed her recent implementation of a pilot program to help reduce crime in Fresno County. Sheriff Mims joined Great Day with Kim Stephens and Kopi Sotiropulos shortly after the interview with the Fox News Channel to talk more about this program. The Sheriff partnered with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents at the Fresno Jail. The program began June 22, 2015. Agents are stationed at the jail, monitoring undocumented immigrants coming into and leaving the facility. The agents are looking for "Level 1" and "Level 2"...
  • Protecting Illegal Alien Killers

    07/14/2015 2:42:12 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 16 replies ^ | 07/14/2015 | PoliticallyShort
    At its very essence, The first duty of government is the protection of life, not its destruction. Abandon that, and you have abandoned all, wrote Thomas Jefferson. When the government not only fails to protect its citizens, but enables those who are here illegally to murder them, it can no longer be called a government. When 32-year-old Kate Steinle was murdered two weeks ago in the sanctuary city of San Francisco by illegal alien and multi-felon Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, people immediately began to ask how this could happen. How could a criminal, whose history includes seven felonies along with five...
  • WH abandons ICE program for tracking illegal immigrants [Just announced]

    07/13/2015 9:08:41 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 13, 2015 | Staff
    Video at link.
  • Gov. Duceys promises to boost border security fall short (Rubio's AZ ice cream man)

    07/10/2015 5:02:15 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 1 replies
    Washington Times ^ | July 7, 2015 | BOB CHRISTIE
    When Gov. Doug Ducey was stuck in a six-way Republican primary one year ago, he promised to fight back with every resource at my command to secure the states border with Mexico. Fencing, satellites, guardsmen, more police and prosecutors, Ducey said in a campaign ad. Well get this done. If Barack Obama wont do the job, Arizonans will.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Reaches New Record Maximum

    07/09/2015 6:58:32 PM PDT · by Coleus · 30 replies
    NASA ^ | 10.07.14
    On Sept. 19, 2014, the five-day average of Antarctic sea ice extent exceeded 20 million square kilometers for the first time since 1979, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center. The red line shows the average maximum extent from 1979-2014. Credits: NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio/Cindy Starr Sea ice surrounding Antarctica reached a new record high extent this year, covering more of the southern oceans than it has since scientists began a long-term satellite record to map sea ice extent in the late 1970s. The upward trend in the Antarctic, however, is only about a third of the...
  • CDC official called Obama Marxist, amateur over 2014 border surge

    07/07/2015 2:28:48 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 13 replies
    Fox ^ | 7/6/2015
    A federal health official dealing with the surge of illegal immigrants last year at the southern U.S. border ripped President Obama for the months-long crisis, calling him a "Marxist" and the worst pres we have ever had, according to newly released internal emails. The emails, obtained and published by the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch, show a June 9, 2014, exchange between Centers for Disease Control and Prevention logistics specialist George Roark and agency public health adviser William Adams. Roark begins by writing: Unreal, no country in the world would allow this. Adams responds: Well, in ten years or less,...
  • Driver in wreck that killed Oklahoma sportscaster had been returned to Mexico three times

    06/25/2015 2:56:45 PM PDT · by Osage Orange · 13 replies
    The Daily Oklahoman ^ | 6-24-2015 | Graham Lee Brewer
    by Graham Lee Brewer Published: June 24, 2015 A man involved in the collision that killed longtime Oklahoma sportscaster Bob Barry Jr. was returned to Mexico three times, a representative from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed Wednesday. Gustavo Castillo Gutierrez, 26, of Bethany, was voluntarily returned to Mexico twice in 2010 and once in 2013, a representative from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement wrote in an email. The agency placed a detainer with Oklahoma County on Gutierrez following his arrest Saturday. Guiterrez remained in the Oklahoma County jail Wednesday evening. Police arrested Gutierrez on a manslaughter complaint, but...
  • Obama amnesty reaches illegals in prisons, jails -- Recognizes complaints of sanctuary cities

    06/23/2015 10:43:25 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 23, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    The Obama administration has ordered agents to begin ignoring many of the illegal immigrants they encounter in local prisons and jails, as the president begins to implement a lesser-known part of his deportation amnesty program a move thats not sitting well with either side in the immigration debate. The move is a nod to sanctuary cities, who had begun to refuse to cooperate with federal authorities on immigration enforcement. After having court challenges, Mr. Obama bowed to those cities, counties and states and announced the changes as part of his November 2014 amnesty policy. Agents will still troll local...
  • 121 alien convicts ICE should have deported now face murder charges

    06/16/2015 10:38:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/16/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    President Obama has claimed that prosecutorial discretion is the basis for his executive actions amounting to amnesty for illegal aliens. But the evidence is that no real discretion is being exercised.  Joel Gehrke of NRO has the story: One hundred twenty-one illegal immigrants now facing murder charges were previously released by federal officials from 2010 to 2014, despite President Obama’s previous assurances that his administration is focusing its resources on the deportation of violent criminals. The Obama administration released the figures to Congress in a May 28 letter. “Between FY 2010 and FY 2014, there were 121 unique criminal...
  • 121 murders attributed to illegals released by Obama administration

    06/15/2015 10:02:53 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 15, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    More than 100 immigrants the Obama administration released back into the community went on to be charged with subsequent murders, according to government data released Monday that raises new questions about whether immigration authorities are doing enough to detail illegal immigrants awaiting deportation. In one case, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) admitted its agents didnt find out about an illegal immigrants death threats and court injunctions against him until which should have put him back in detention until after the man was accused of a new murder. That case, involving Apolinar Altamirano, is the latest instance of...
  • CAIR lawsuit to prevent ICE from asking Muslims jihad-related activities, relatives

    06/05/2015 7:45:10 AM PDT · by wtd · 17 replies
    Creeping Sharia ^ | June 5, 2015 | Creeping
    CAIR files lawsuit to prevent ICE from asking Muslims entering US about jihad-related activities, relatives U.S. border officials are using a questionnaire about religion to harass Muslim travelers, a Muslim advocacy group charges. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement questionnaire was released by the Department of Homeland Security in response to a lawsuit by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the Intercept reports. The questions that were revealed the document was heavily redacted include Have you participated in any formal religious training or schooling? What house of worship do you attend? and Do you have any relatives or friends...
  • Thick Ice Sheets: How Old Are They Really?

    06/04/2015 7:53:23 AM PDT · by fishtank · 51 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | June 2015 | Jake Hebert, Ph.D.
    Thick Ice Sheets: How Old Are They Really? by Jake Hebert, Ph.D. * Secular scientists claim that ice in deep cores extracted from the thick Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets is hundreds of thousands of years old. Do these ice cores prove an old earth? Although these scientists believe the ice sheets to be millions of years old, vast amounts of time are not necessarily required for their formation. Back of the envelope calculations show that if current average snowfall rates have always been the norm, then the Greenland ice sheet could form in about 5,000 years and the Antarctic...
  • 3,700 illegal immigrant Threat Level 1 criminals released into U.S. by DHS

    06/03/2015 6:29:19 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 3, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    Most of the illegal immigrant criminals Homeland Security officials released from custody last year were discretionary, meaning the department could have kept them in detention but chose instead to let them onto the streets as their deportation cases moved through the system, according to new numbers from Congress. Some of those released were the worst of the worst more than 3,700 Threat Level 1 criminals, who are deemed the top priority for deportation, were still released out into the community even as they waited for their immigration cases to be heard. Homeland Security officials have implied their hands are...
  • DHS Fails to Remove Aliens Who Pose National Security, Public Safety Threat

    05/19/2015 11:43:11 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | May 19, 2015
    The monstrous agency created after 9/11 to protect the United States from more terrorist attacks instead compromises national security by failing to track how many unauthorized foreignerssome felons in their native countryit refuses to prosecute under President Obamas broad amnesty initiative. One of the presidents many tools to reward illegal immigrants with amnesty is a measure known as prosecutorial discretion, which allows federal agencies to decide to what degree they enforce certain laws against particular individuals. For years the system has spared a myriad of illegal aliens from removal by authorizingand encouraginglow-level field officers to block deportations by using an...
  • Latest images of Pluto may show a polar ice cap

    04/29/2015 2:41:30 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies ^ | April 29 at 4:40 PM | By Rachel Feltman
    you can see the best-ever images of Pluto, our solar system's most distant (dwarf) planet. The animation is made up of images taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft between April 12 and 18 from a distance of 69 to 64 million miles from Pluto. They capture one complete rotation of Pluto and its moon Charon... The images have already surpassed the Hubble's resolution, but there are plenty of features too subtle for the spacecraft to pick up. In fact, the images don't even show all of Pluto's known moons yet -- let alone any smaller ones we've yet to discover...
  • Shocking!! Ice Director Tells Congress Obama Trumps the Law

    04/16/2015 4:36:05 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 68 replies
    Red Statements ^ | -- | Steven Ahle
    ICE Director Sarah Saldana told a subcommittee of the House Budget Committee that a directive from Barack Obama trumps congressionally passed laws. As a law enforcement officer, she has a duty to uphold US immigration law as well as the constitution, which says in no uncertain terms that congress has the sole responsibility to pass laws. Rep Don Young (R) Iowa took exception to her statement and sought to establish that she was actually saying that Obama and not the law decides what he job is
  • ICE Director Saldana Tells Congressman: We Follow Obama Rules, Not The Law

    04/16/2015 11:32:31 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 15 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 16, 2015 | Sundance
    Those following the Obama Immigration Executive Action legal battles will note yesterday Congressman Young was asking Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Saldana the exact same point outlined in Judge Hanens rebuke of the White House. So yesterday ICE Director Saldana is on Capitol Hill answering questions when Republican David Young asks Mrs. Saldana about the conflict between the law, and the rules imposed by President Obama that force border patrol agents to: a.) break the law, or b.) break Obamas executive action rules. How Saldana replies is, well, JAW DROPPING.
  • Things Get Testy Between Louie Gohmert and ICE Director During House Hearing:...

    04/14/2015 1:36:41 PM PDT · by don-o · 40 replies
    The Blaze ^ | April 14, 2015 | Jason Howerton
    The director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement clashed with Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) over the Obama administrations immigration policies during a Tuesday House Judiciary Committee hearing. Things eventually got so tense that ICE Director Sarah Saldana actually had to ask Gohmert to stop yelling. Gohmert noted that Judge Andrew Hanen has temporarily halted President Barack Obamas executive actions to shield millions of illegal immigrants from deportations and then accused the administration of misleading the judge in its past approval of benefits for eligible immigrants.
  • ICE Director: Officers Must Carry Cards to Help Them Keep Their Immigration Priorities Straight

    04/14/2015 10:30:02 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    CNSNews ^ | April 14, 2015 | Susan Jones
    ( - There was a bit of show and tell Tuesday on Capitol Hill, when Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Sarah Saldana told the House Judiciary Committee about her departments efforts to enforce immigration law while also following the more lenient policies outlined by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson last November. "We have actually put out real substantial training on this, sir," Saldana told Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.). "And every officer uses one of these cards, which clearly outlines those priorities." Saldana held up one of the cards. "And quite frankly, I carry it myself -- and try to make...
  • Deportations of illegal immigrants plummet on Obamas watch

    04/13/2015 8:49:17 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 13, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    The federal governments chief deportation agency has seen its success plummet under President Obama, and its chief, Sarah R. Saldana, will tell Congress on Tuesday that theyve had trouble adapting to the changing face of illegal immigration and a lack of cooperation from both American cities and from foreign countries. Ms. Saldana, director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), says in testimony prepared for the House Judiciary Committee that the dramatic drop in deportations is a reflection of a trickier set of circumstances and pressures from all sides. She said she had to pull agents off their regular duties...
  • U.S. appeals court rejects challenge to 2012 Obama deportation relief

    04/07/2015 4:20:29 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 13 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | April 7, 2015 | Jonathan Kaminsky
    A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday rejected a challenge to President Barack Obama's 2012 executive action granting deportation relief to immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, upholding a lower court's earlier ruling. A panel of the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that the plaintiffs in the case - the state of Mississippi and a group of Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers upset by White House directives - had not shown they had been sufficiently harmed by the rule to keep the case alive. "We conclude that neither the agents nor the state of...
  • APNewsBreak: Massachusetts seeks fed disaster aid for snow

    03/24/2015 3:34:05 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 24, 2015 5:32 PM EDT | Bob Salsberg
    Gov. Charlie Bakers administration plans to ask for federal disaster assistance for the record-setting snowstorms that wreaked havoc on Massachusetts and piled up about $400 million in snow removal costs. An administration official tells The Associated Press the governor will be sending a letter to President Barack Obama by the end of this week asking for a disaster declaration for 10 Massachusetts counties.