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  • Secretary Carter presents DoD public service award to Homeland Security Secretary Johnson

    10/20/2016 7:21:41 AM PDT · by Elderberry · 20 replies
    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter today honored Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Award, the department’s highest civilian honor. Carter presented the award to Johnson, formerly the Pentagon’s top legal official, during a visit to the Department of Homeland Security headquarters where Johnson was hosting a meeting of senior DHS leaders. “Jeh is one of the finest, most capable, hardest working public servants I have worked with,” Carter said, “From his time as a highly capable general counsel at the Pentagon to his leadership of DHS at a time of enormous homeland...
  • Pentagon joins Homeland, FBI in eyeing oversight, control of elections

    10/12/2016 10:18:33 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 56 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 12. 2016 | Paul Bedard
    Concerns about Russian hacking into the November 8 election have now reached the Pentagon where the military's top cyber official has outlined a plan to help the FBI and Department of Homeland Security to track an election altering attack. What's more, Adm. Michael S. Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command, has added his voice to that of Homeland Secretary Jeh Johnson who is considering whether the election system is critical infrastructure, like the power grid and financial sector, and subject to federal oversight. "What is critical infrastructure in this digital age? Data, I would argue, is taking on a very...
  • Official: No 'manipulation' of data seen in election hacks

    10/02/2016 6:47:00 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 1, 2016 1:45 PM ET | Tami Abdollah
    Hackers have made their way into state election systems “in a few cases,” but the federal government hasn’t found “any manipulation” so far of voting information, the Homeland Security secretary said Saturday. Twenty-one states have contacted the agency for help in safeguarding their election systems, and Jeh Johnson is urging additional requests for cybersecurity assistance. “We hope to see more,” Secretary Jeh Johnson said in a statement. A department official told The Associated Press on Friday that hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months. The official, who was not authorized to publicly...
  • Weekly Update: IRS Scandal Gets Worse

    09/17/2016 10:49:02 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 16, 2016 | Tom Fitton
    Democratic Senator Sought DOJ and IRS Prosecutions of Conservatives Days Before 9/11 DHS Secretary Says Islam is Religion of Peace, ISIS Isn’t Islamic Top State Officials Raised Questions about Clinton Emails Three Years Ago It’s Official! Clean House is New York Times Bestseller! Democratic Senator Sought DOJ and IRS Prosecutions of Conservatives It wasn’t just Obama’s Internal Revenue Service that sought to suppress conservative voices in order to help him retain the presidency in 2012. We learned further of a dangerous enterprise involving a key Democratic Senator and the Obama Justice Department from 72 pages of Justice documents we...
  • Two DHS Secretaries Agree: Another Terrorist Attack is Going to Happen

    09/09/2016 7:58:28 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | September 9, 2016 | 10:18 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    “How many terrorist attacks do you think we will suffer in the United States in the next year?” journalist and author Steven Brill asked the former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge and current Secretary Jeh Johnson on Thursday. Ridge refused to “speculate” on a number, but he said terror attacks are inevitable: “Let’s reflect of our past 15 years. We’re safer now than we’ve ever been. There’s still gaps; let’s close the gaps and let’s accept it. And don’t ever, ever change what we do because we’re fearful of another attack. Because another attack is going to happen.” […] Current...
  • Homeland Security Head Praises Islamic Supremacists

    09/05/2016 11:26:18 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 14 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | September 5, 2016 | Dan Miller
    Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Obama's Department of Homeland Security, addressed the Islamist Islamic Society of North America on September 3d. He told the assembled "American Patriots" -- and reminded the rest of us -- of the glories of Islam and how greatly it influences and therefore benefits Obama's America. He did not suggest that only by the further recognition of Islamic supremacy and the further Islamisation of America will they achieve their goals. Today is Labor Day; the rest of us have much work to do to prevent it.Here is the text of Secretary Johnson's speech, with indented comments by...
  • Obama cabinet member speaks at Islamist conference

    09/05/2016 10:11:24 AM PDT · by JOHN ADAMS · 14 replies
    Israel National News ^ | Sept. 8, 2016 | Hillel Fendel
    U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson spoke over this past weekend at the annual Islamic Society of America (ISNA) event, greeting the participants warmly and telling them, "Your story is the quintessential American story."
  • Clinton Campaign & Obama Administration Pushing Election Cyber Hacking Story

    08/31/2016 10:25:59 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 20 replies
    dc whispers ^ | August 30, 2016
    There were two relatively minor incidents that took place earlier this summer which are now being used by both the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Obama administration to call for increased federal control over the election process – as well as a possible means of delegitimizing an election outcome should that outcome declare Donald Trump the winner. NBC, CNN, and the New York Times have led the recent magnification of the election hacking story based upon a months-old hack of a board of election site, and a failed hack of another. That is not to say such a hack does...
  • Leslie Jones Hack Case Being Investigated by Homeland Security

    08/25/2016 8:00:19 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 22 replies
    the wrap ^ | 25 Aug 2016
    The hack of Leslie Jones‘ iCloud account is being investigated by Homeland Security, TheWrap has learned. “ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New York does currently have an open investigation,” the Department of Homeland Security told us on Thursday. “As a matter of agency policy, we are unable to disclose any information related to an active investigation.”
  • Obama says some local police departments need more resources

    07/19/2016 4:35:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 77 replies
    morgantown.com ^ | 7/19/16 | ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The loss of three more police officers in Baton Rouge over the weekend demonstrates the importance of the federal government doing everything it can to help police officers go home at night and be safe, President Barack Obama said Tuesday after meeting with key leaders of his domestic security team. Obama said there is great interest among police departments nationwide in receiving additional training to deal with active-shooter events and to decrease tensions before violence occurs, but that more resources will be necessary. He said many police departments could also use more help purchasing bullet-proof vests. He...
  • What Is DHS Hiding from the Public About the Dallas Shooter?

    07/16/2016 7:57:40 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 31 replies
    Daily Sheeple ^ | 7/14/2016 | Staff
    Of all people, it was Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson who first announced and confirmed to the public that there was only one shooter in Dallas (after news reports varied from two shooters to four and repeatedly described triangulated gunfire). Then there’s the “misreporting” (above) on exactly how the suspected shooter died… But here’s a question: why was DHS so involved in the first place? Via Daily Caller: Officials at the Cause of Action Institute, a nonprofit government oversight group, are seeking documents they believe may show the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is withholding vital information about the Dallas...
  • New Homeland Security Records Reveal Top Officials Were Exempted from Strict Ban Placed on Web-...

    06/16/2016 2:03:44 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | June 16, 2016
    Full title: New Homeland Security Records Reveal Top Officials Were Exempted from Strict Ban Placed on Web-Based Personal Email Accounts Despite Heightened Security Concerns Jeh Johnson granted special waiver on first day of official ban. Practice Continued Even After Clinton Email Revelations. (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it obtained 693 pages of Department of Homeland Security records revealing that Secretary Jeh Johnson and 28 other agency officials used government computers to access personal web-based email accounts despite an agency-wide ban due to heightened security concerns. The documents also reveal that Homeland Security officials misled Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA)...
  • Stumped: DHS’ Jeh Johnson Can’t Name Gun Law that Could’ve Stopped Mateen

    06/16/2016 6:57:32 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 68 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    There was a stunning moment on today’s Morning Joe, when Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson was stumped when asked a simple question. With all the brouhaha over gun control in the wake of the Orlando massacre, what law could have stopped Omar Mateern? It was, of all people, Sam Stein of the Huffington Post who asked the killer question. Stein pointed out that Mateen was not on the no-fly or terrorist watch list, and had passed a background check. “So what is the actual legislative response” that would have stopped the Orlando attack? Johnson resorted to claiming that Congress...
  • Irony: Jeh Johnson Says Gun Control Now a Matter of Homeland Security

    06/14/2016 1:36:18 PM PDT · by detective · 38 replies
    Townhall ^ | Jun 14, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    Truncated title. Full title:Irony: Jeh Johnson Says Gun Control Now a Matter of Homeland Security...Orlando Terrorist Worked For DHS The Islamic terrorist who carried out the horrific, atrocious attack on Pulse nightclub in Orlando Sunday morning was employed by G4S security company as a licensed, professional security guard with the ability to carry a firearm on duty. He worked at the company for years. G4S is contracted by the Department of Homeland Security to protect federal buildings, including nuclear facilities, and is responsible for providing security protocol for major transportation hubs around the country. Further, the terrorist (an American citizen)...
  • Homeland Security Instructed To Combat Violent Extremism With Political Correctness

    06/14/2016 12:46:35 PM PDT · by Syncro · 14 replies
    dailycaller ^ | 6/13/2016 | Peter Hasson
    Homeland Security Instructed To Combat Violent Extremism With Political Correctness Less than a week before Omar Mateen walked into an Orlando gay club and killed or wounded more than 100 people, the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) submitted its Countering Violent Extremism report to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson. The report instructs the DHS not to use any language that might be “disrespectful” to Muslims, including (but not limited to) the words “jihad,” “sharia” and “takfir.”The report was crafted by an HSAC subcommittee that Secretary Johnson created in November 2015. The head of that subcommittee, Farah Pandith, was appointed by...
  • Homeland Security Instructed To Combat Violent Extremism With Political Correctness

    06/13/2016 5:33:31 PM PDT · by orchestra · 21 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6/13/2016 | Peter Hasson
    Less than a week before Omar Mateen walked into an Orlando gay club and killed or wounded more than 100 people, the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) submitted its Countering Violent Extremism report to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson. The report instructs the DHS not to use any language that might be “disrespectful” to Muslims, including (but not limited to) the words “jihad,” “sharia” and “takfir.” The report was crafted by an HSAC subcommittee that Secretary Johnson created in November 2015. The head of that subcommittee, Farah Pandith, was appointed by Johnson in May 2015. The subcommittee...
  • Has ISIS Infiltrated Homeland Security? Orlando Terrorist Worked for Major DHS Contractor

    06/12/2016 10:35:03 PM PDT · by detective · 56 replies
    Counter Jihad ^ | June 13, 2016 | Paul Sperry
    The Orlando nightclub terrorist who pledged allegiance to ISIS worked almost a decade for a major Department of Homeland Security contractor, raising alarms that ISIS sympathizers and agents have infiltrated the federal agency set up after 9/11 to combat terrorists. Officials say Omar Mir Seddique Mateen, an Afghan-American who held two firearms licenses and a security officer license, was employed by the security firm G4S Secure Solutions USA Inc. since Sept. 10, 2007. The Jupiter, Fla.-based company merged with the Wackenhut Corp. after 9/11 and assumed federal contracts.
  • Secret Service follows the Obama scandal playbook

    09/30/2014 5:14:25 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 18 replies
    Breitbart -- the Conversation ^ | 9-30-14 | John Hayward
    Whatever else is going on at the Secret Service, they've got the Obama Administration scandal playbook down pat, which is really depressing. 1. Lie about what happened - They not only misled the public about how far Omar Gonzalez penetrated the White House, they apparently were less than forthcoming with Congress. According to CBS News, "a congressional official told the Associated Press that Senate Judiciary Committee staffers who were briefed a week after the incident by the Administration were never told how far Gonzalez made it into the building." At today's hearings, House Oversight chair Darrell Issa (R-CA) referred to...
  • Report: Secret Service leaked information on Chaffetz

    09/30/2015 3:51:18 PM PDT · by TroutStalker · 27 replies
    Politico ^ | 09/30/15 | Lauren French
    The Secret Service leaked sensitive personal information to the press about Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz as the Utah Republican was investigating the beleaguered agency, an inspector general's report said Wednesday. The Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General issued a report on Wednesday that accused Secret Service Assistant Director Edward Lowery and other agency officials of plotting to leak information about Chaffetz, including his unsuccessful attempt to join the organization. The leaks were a highly unusual breach of decorum. Lawmakers often battle with agencies, but the fights mostly stay above board and focus on...
  • Three of Obama’s ambassadorial nominees put on hold after Secret Service leak

    10/05/2015 10:39:01 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 13 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/05/2015 | Carol D. Leonnig
    Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) said Monday morning that he is putting a hold on three of President Obama’s ambassadorial nominees until the administration shows it is taking steps to punish Secret Service staff involved in leaking unflattering information about a lawmaker. “This was apparently a violation of law, and absolutely shocking conduct,” Cotton said in an interview. “The executive branch all the way up to the West Wing needs to treat this with the seriousness it requires.” Cotton called on Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to “personally attend” to disciplining top Secret Service leaders — specifically including new Director Joseph...
  • Secret Service Targeting of Chaffetz Alarms Lawmakers

    10/03/2015 4:14:24 PM PDT · by logi_cal869 · 20 replies
    CQ Roll Cal ^ | 10/2/2015 | Hannah Hess and Matthew Fleming
    A Secret Service official’s allegedly deliberate decision to embarrass Rep. Jason Chaffetz could “give pause” to other lawmakers who have applied for federal jobs, cautioned former House Judiciary Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis.
  • 41 Secret Service Agents Disciplined Over Congressman's Personnel File Leak

    05/27/2016 7:16:11 AM PDT · by Enchante · 62 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 26, 2016 | PIERRE THOMAS and JACK CLOHERTY
    A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) investigation into the U.S. Secret Service’s disclosure of the personnel files of Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) has resulted in discipline for 41 agents. The leaker has also resigned, according to a statement by DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson. The conduct of 57 Secret Service personnel was reviewed, including 11 in the Senior Executive Service level, the highest levels of government. Of those, 41 are receiving some level of discipline....
  • Vehicular homicide not enough to detain illegal immigrants: DHS

    04/04/2016 5:12:10 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 4, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    Even being convicted of homicide isn’t enough to ensure illegal immigrants are detained by federal agents, the government’s top deportation official said in a letter to Congress released Monday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Sarah Saldana said neither Obama administration policy nor federal law required her agency to detain Edwin Mejia, an illegal immigrant who arrived as part of the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America, after he was charged with vehicular homicide in Nebraska. Still, she said her officers should have taken the initiative to detain him of their own volition, and she said she’s notified all...
  • Senate Committee Demands DHS Produce Whistle-Blower Smear Documents

    03/17/2016 7:52:19 PM PDT · by pilgrim · 6 replies
    dailycaller ^ | 03/17/2016 | Evan Gahr
    In a letter released Wednesday, Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson  60% (R-WI) asked Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson for all documents and communications regarding the dismissal of ICE whistle-blower Taylor Johnson and his underlings’ secretive effort to discredit her to reporters. Confused by all these Johnsons? It’s hard not to be. The story also features a cameo by then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid  2% (D-NV). In 2013, Johnson, a decorated agent, was stripped of her gun and badge without explanation and placed on desk duty. The single mother of four was ousted right after Reid’s office...
  • Navy SEAL Author Rejects the Pentagon's Legal Threat

    08/31/2012 9:34:58 PM PDT · by Rabin · 36 replies
    .theatlanticwire ^ | August 31 | John Hudson
    Defense Department's top attorney , "all remedies legally available" against the publication of No Easy Day, (of the) firsthand account of the mission (which culminated in the demise of 0 bin Laden). "You are in material breach and violation of the nondisclosure agreements you signed," wrote Pentagon general counsel Jeh Charles Johnson. The letter; threats of a criminal prosecution seizure of as well as go after publisher Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Group. In a written response, "Mr. Owen sought legal advice about his responsibilities before agreeing to publish his book and scrupulously reviewed the work to ensure that it...
  • Philadelphia shooter 'does not appear' to be observant Muslim: CAIR

    01/08/2016 2:46:51 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 105 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo News ^ | 1/8/16 | Jason Szep
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The man who shot a policeman in Philadelphia and claimed to have pledged allegiance to Islamic State militants does not appear to be a mosque-going Muslim, a senior official at the largest U.S. Muslim advocacy group said. "At this hour, it does not appear that he was an observant or mosque-going Muslim" in the local community, said Jacob Bender, executive director of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. "I've called numerous imams and mosques to try to see if the name rings a bell with anyone. So far it hasn't," he told Reuters in...
  • Immigration crackdown begins with scores arrested

    01/04/2016 10:31:56 AM PST · by jazusamo · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 4, 2016 | Julian Hattem
    Some 121 people in the U.S. illegally were arrested this past weekend and are currently in the process of being deported back to their home countries, the Department of Homeland Security announced Monday. The arrest of the immigrants marks the first major offensive since a wave of families and unaccompanied children flooded the nation's southern border in 2014, which prompted a renewed debate about U.S. immigration laws and led to accusations from conservatives that the Obama administration has been too weak on protecting the border. This weekend's efforts "should come as no surprise," Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said in...
  • DHS chief promises to protect Muslims from 'McCarthyism'

    12/18/2015 2:45:04 PM PST · by amorphous · 111 replies
    WND ^ | 18 Dec 2015 | Bob Unruh
    A Washington watchdog group says it has identified a second official in the Obama administration whose family history includes an investigation by the federal government into communist activities. Judicial Watch posted a report Friday that said Jeh Johnson, the secretary of Homeland Security, confirmed in a recent news conference that his grandfather appeared before the House Un-American Activities Committee in the 1940s. Judicial Watch said the FBI previously disclosed that "the dad, maternal grandpa and father-in-law of President Obama's trusted senior adviser, Valerie Jarrett, were hardcore Communists under investigation by the U.S. government." Johnson's family history is relevant, Judicial Watch...
  • Boots on the Ground, in a New York Forest

    12/16/2015 4:48:49 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 2 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | December 16, 2015 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Reflections on the immigration of Tashfeen Malik, and the search for balance in a war-torn world… By the morning of September 23, John Anderson (not his real name) had had a very rough 24 hours. In his line of work, that might not have been unusual, but it was rather new for him. He’d been in this job for a year and a half, and had just closed a pretty substantial deal the day before. The discussions began on the night of the 21st, and went on well into the night, but by morning, an impressive operation was as good...
  • Malkin: Vetting Obama's Witless Vetters at DHS

    12/15/2015 4:16:25 PM PST · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | December 16, 2015 | Michelle Malkin
    Gaping holes in the K1 fiance visa interview process. Reckless bans on scrutinizing visa applicants' social media posts. Ignored alarms over marriage fraud. New details keep seeping out about all the "red flags" Obama's immigration officials missed in the case of the San Bernardino jihadists. Color me unshocked. The American public and Capitol Hill politicians should have been more vigilant about vetting Obama's vetters in the first place. What do you expect when you put crony know-nothings, political hacks and identity politics zealots in charge of our safety? In case you'd forgotten (or never paid attention), Obama campaign finance bundler...
  • DHS official Kelli Ann Burriesci grilled by House Oversight Committee

    12/14/2015 7:37:01 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 12 replies
    DHS official Kelli Ann Burriesci grilled by House Oversight Committee
  • Cruz (and Sessions) wants immigration details of Calif. shooting suspects

    12/04/2015 1:40:04 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 3, 2015 | Jordain Carney
    Two Republican senators are demanding that the Obama administration hand over the immigration history of the alleged attackers in Wednesday's shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., that killed 14 people. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who is running for president, and Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Thursday sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Secretary of State John Kerry asking for the history of Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik, who were killed during a shootout with police. "In our struggle against terrorism, we are dealing with an enemy that has shown it...
  • Suspect Tashfeen Malik passed DHS counterterrorism screening as part of her vetting for K-1 visa

    12/03/2015 6:01:03 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 106 replies
    CBS via twitter ^ | 3 Dec 2015 | Margaret Brennan
    NEW: Shooting suspect Tashfeen Malik passed DHS counterterrorism screening as part of her vetting for K-1 visa, @margbrennan reports.
  • House votes to curb Syrian refugees, snubs Obama veto threat (veto-proof 289-137 margin)

    11/19/2015 12:26:21 PM PST · by xzins · 103 replies
    CNS ^ | November 19, 2015 | ALAN FRAM
    In a stinging rebuke to President Barack Obama by Republicans and Democrats, the House ignored a veto threat Thursday and overwhelmingly approved GOP legislation erecting fresh hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the United States. Forty-seven Democrats joined all but two Republicans as the House passed the measure by a veto-proof 289-137 margin, a major setback to the lame duck president on an issue —the Islamic State group and the refugees fleeing it — that shows no signs of easing. The vote exceeded the two-thirds majority required to override a veto, and came despite a rushed, early...
  • Senators rebuke Obama for 'concealing immigration history of terrorists'

    11/17/2015 7:00:41 PM PST · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/17/15 | Anna Giaritelli
    Republican senators Ted Cruz and Jeff Sessions rebuked the Obama administration Tuesday for failing to share with Congress the immigration history of 72 people with terrorist associations living in the U.S. The senators bashed Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Secretary of State John Kerry for not providing the individuals' personal and family immigration information, which was requested Aug. 12 and expected by Sept. 4. "More than three months later the administration has not provided immigration details on a single one of the 72. It is quite telling that this administration — which seems to have...
  • Secretary Jeh Johnson, DAPA, and The Case For Impeachment…

    11/10/2015 7:25:01 PM PST · by TangoLimaSierra · 6 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | 11/10/15 | sundance
    Something is missing amid all of the punditry opinion regarding the recent 5th CCA ruling upholding the injunction against Obama’s implementation of Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program (“DAPA”) FULL BACKSTORY HERE. Something missing which is more serious than the injunction itself. What is fundamentally missing is several levels of seriousness. Obama ConstitutionFirst the underlying 26 state lawsuit has never been argued. When the states went to federal court to sue the White House (executive action) they asked for an immediate injunction blocking implementation. The states argued two points: #1) That if DAPA was allowed...
  • Goodlatte to DHS: Don’t Release Criminal Illegal Aliens Under New Sentencing Guidelines–Deport Them

    10/20/2015 2:33:58 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    CNSNews ^ | October 20, 2015 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Tuesday to request that criminal illegal aliens convicted of drug crimes, who are set to be released from federal prisons following a sentencing commission decision, be deported rather than be allowed to stay in the U.S. “I fully expect that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will issue a detainer with the BOP (Bureau of Prisons) for each alien expected to be released pursuant to Amendment 782, and that each alien will be taken into custody by ICE, as required by...
  • 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,...
  • Homeland secretary blasts San Francisco sanctuary policy

    09/15/2015 5:55:02 PM PDT · by markomalley · 14 replies
    AP ^ | 9/15/15 | Sudhin Thanawala
    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Tuesday criticized San Francisco's policy of not cooperating fully with immigration officials, calling it counterproductive and unacceptable. The city's sanctuary policy has come under scrutiny since the shooting in July of Kate Steinle as she walked with her father and a family friend along the San Francisco waterfront. The shooting triggered a national debate over immigration after it was revealed the man charged in the killing, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, had been deported five times to his native Mexico and was out on the streets after San Francisco officials disregarded a request from immigrations authorities...
  • 5 Yrs. after Earthquake U.S. Extends “Temporary” Amnesty for Haitian Illegal Aliens

    08/27/2015 12:32:11 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 27, 2015
    In yet another depiction of the nation’s flawed immigration policies, the Obama administration is extending a humanitarian measure designed to temporarily shield illegal immigrants from deportation during emergencies for the fifth time in five years. It’s officially known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) but should be renamed permanent—or at least long-term—protected status. It involves tens of thousands of Haitians, who were originally granted TPS after an earthquake devastated the poverty-stricken Caribbean island in 2010. Then Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said the benefit would last only 18 months and be limited to Haitian nationals who were in the United States...
  • DHS Chief: Don’t Call it 'Islamic Extremism' Because it Doesn’t Have Anything to Do With... [barf]

    08/02/2015 7:43:37 PM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 8/2/15 | Michael Graham
    Department of Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson says that the Islamic State wants to be viewed as Islamic, but they aren't. (video at link)During an interview at the Aspen Security Forum, the interviewer asks if Johnson and DHS are missing the religious dimension of the terrorism we face by denying that it's inspired by Islam. "I couldn't disagree more," Johnson says.Disagree with what?Even if you buy Johnson's intellectually feeble claim that the Koran-quoting, Allah-praising, Halal-keeping members of Islamic State have "no connection to Islam," they certainly believe they do. Denying a connection between al Qaeda and Islam would be like...
  • Homeland Security Chief: We won’t call Chattanooga ‘Islamic terrorism’ out of respect for Muslims

    Why won’t the Obama administration call Fort Hood Islamic Terrorism? Why aren’t they calling Chattanooga Islamic Terrorism? Because it’s disrespect to Muslims and Islam is about peace: ARUTZ SHEVA – Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson announced the policy this past Friday at Aspen Institute’s annual security forum in Washington, D.C. He explained that though it was a Muslim terrorist who shot to death four unarmed Marines in Tennessee two weeks ago, the government will call the attack, and other similar ones, “violent extremism” and not “Islamic terrorism” – out of respect for the Muslim community. Johnson said it is “critical”...
  • Obama Admin: Promoting Murder of US Troops Okay for Obama Funders, But Not for Muslim Clerics

    05/29/2014 10:38:23 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 4 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 29 2014 | Kristinn Taylor
    Top Obama bundler Jodie Evans with Marxist tyrant Hugo Chavez and Barack Obama The Obama State Department this week disavowed its promotion of a Muslim cleric after it was reported by the Washington Free Beacon that the cleric, Sheik Abdallah Bin Bayyah, endorsed a fatwa in 2004 authorizing Muslims to kill U.S. troops in Iraq. At the same time, the Obama administration continues to deal with Obama funder and Code Pink co-founder Jodie Evans who helped deliver cash and humanitarian aid to “the other side” in Fallujah in 2004 and made a personal statement in 2005 supporting the killing of...
  • ‘You Should Be for Americans’: Victims of Illegal-Alien Sanctuary Policies

    07/22/2015 5:40:14 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 9 replies
    National Review ^ | July 21, 2015 | Mark Krikorian
    The Corner The one and only. ‘You Should Be for Americans’: Victims of Illegal-Alien Sanctuary Policies Tell Their Stories by Mark Krikorian July 21, 2015 7:39 PM @MarkSKrikorian The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing today featuring family members of Americans killed by illegal aliens. The witnesses told the stories of Danny Oliver, Grant Ronnebeck, Kathryn Steinle, Dennis McCann, and Josh Wilkerson – all dead because federal, state, and local governments have abdicated their responsibility to protect American citizens from foreign criminals. The anti-borders activists were sensible enough not to disrupt the proceedings, as they have done so often before....
  • Sanctuary cities beyond federal control,DHS chief Jeh Johnson says(What? These are in USA)

    07/15/2015 5:14:07 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 38 replies
    wash times ^ | 7/14/15 | s dinan
    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson admitted Tuesday that the administration goofed in releasing an illegal immigrant to sanctuary city San Francisco ahead of a shocking murder earlier this month, but said there’s little the government can do to pressure sanctuary communities to change their minds. Facing lawmakers for the first time since the slaying of Kathryn Steinle, a 32-year-old killed while out walking with her father, Mr. Johnson said he’s made personal appeals to San Francisco to rethink its refusal to let police cooperate with federal immigration agents, and will try again in the wake of the killing.
  • Republicans Blast DHS Head Over San Francisco Pier Killing

    07/14/2015 3:41:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Angry House Republicans accused Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Tuesday of promoting policies that led to the recent killing of a San Francisco woman at the hands of an immigrant in this country illegally. Johnson disputed the criticism but said he plans to evaluate whether a new approach is needed to avoid what happened in San Francisco, where an immigrant with a long criminal record and no legal status was released onto the streets and committed a murder. Body of Former NFL Player Found in Texas Lake And he agreed with Republican critics who said it didn't make sense for...
  • Open-Borders Sociology Prof. Behind New DHS Rule Freeing Illegal Alien Families

    06/26/2015 11:57:41 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 2 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | June 26, 2015
    A renowned open-borders sociology professor with published research on “victims of deportation policies” is behind the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) new regulation ordering the release of illegal immigrant families in U.S. custody. This week DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson announced the outrageous new policy that will let illegal immigrant families go free in the U.S. All they have to do is claim a “credible or reasonable fear of persecution in their home countries,” Johnson said. The country’s top homeland security official explained that he decided to create this new measure after conducting numerous visits to family residential centers, including one...
  • Illegal immigration lowest since 1972, DHS chief Johnson says(Or how to lie with a straight face)

    06/09/2015 5:18:28 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 26 replies
    wash times ^ | 6/8/15 | s dinan
    Illegal immigration across the southwestern border is on pace for the lowest year since 1972, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Monday, claiming success a year after the surge of illegal immigrant children and families exposed major holes in U.S. policy. Mr. Johnson said there is no guarantee that apprehensions — which he said are a direct indication of the total flow of illegal immigrants — will keep on that four-decade low pace, but said the signs are encouraging. “The bottom line of all this is, in recent years the total number of those who attempt to illegally cross our...
  • Wilders and Sharia Versus Freedom of Speech on Capitol Hill

    06/06/2015 9:47:56 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 6 replies
    Center for Security policy ^ | Articles | April 29, 2015 | The Muslim Brotherhood in America | Andrew Bostom
    Representatives Keith Ellison and Andre Carson doth takiya too much. In a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, the good Congressmen seek to ban Dutch Parliamentarian Geert Wilders entry to the U.S. Mr. Wilders is slated to appear for a series of American events, beginning Wednesday, April 29, 2015, on Capitol Hill. But what motivates these Muslim Congressmen to go to such a length? I maintain the answer can be found in two recent investigative reports which elucidated the Muslim Brotherhood connections of Reps. Ellison and Carson.
  • TSA Boss Dumped Over Stunning Security Lapses

    06/02/2015 1:03:27 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 27 replies
    Newser ^ | 06/02/2015 | Arden Dier
    Acting director Melvin Carraway replaced 'effective immediately'The TSA's acting director has been replaced by the acting deputy after an embarrassing report showed TSA agents failed 95% of tests in which fake explosives and weapons were smuggled through security. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says Mark Hatfield will replace Melvin Carraway until the Senate can confirm President Obama's nomination of Coast Guard Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger as the agency's next administrator, which he hopes can be done "as quickly [as] possible," reports the New York Times. Carraway—who only became acting director in January, Politico notes—will move to Homeland Security's Office for...