Monthly Archives: December 2012

Amnesty Negotiations Continue During the Holidays

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, long-time amnesty advocate Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) has been reaching across the aisle to influential Republicans in an effort to move a comprehensive immigration reform bill through Congress in 2013. (Chicago Sun-Times, Dec. 26, 2012) … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Restricts ICE Agents’ Ability to Take Custody of Illegal Aliens

In the latest move by the Obama Administration to thwart immigration enforcement, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton issued a new policy memo limiting the circumstances under which ICE agents can issue detainers and take custody of … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Cuts 287(g) in Half

The Obama Administration effectively dismantled the 287(g) immigration enforcement program when it declared just before the holidays that it would not be renewing any task force model agreements with local law enforcement agencies in 2013. (ABC News, Dec. 27, 2012; … Continue reading

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New Report from FAIR Finds that Illegal Immigration Costs Ohio $878 Million a Year

Washington, D.C. April 19, 2012) A new study released by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) finds that providing education, health care, law enforcement, and social and government services to illegal aliens and their dependents costs Ohio taxpayers $878 … Continue reading

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DHS Acts to Limit Border Patrol Cooperation with Local Law Enforcement Agencies

December 14, 2012 By Jack Martin According to a December 13 Associated Press report, the Department of Homeland Security has issued orders to Border Patrol officers to cease responding to local law enforcement requests to assist in translating for persons … Continue reading

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Social Security Numbers Given to Illegal Aliens

December 19, 2012 By FAIR Gov’t Relations Team The more than 100,000 illegal aliens who have been granted deferred action through DACA could now be eligible to receive Social Security numbers. Or not. No one is really sure, because Social … Continue reading

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Open Borders Groups Sue over New Montana Law Denying Benefits to Illegal Aliens

In a complaint filed early last week in state court, a pro-illegal alien advocacy group, the state’s largest union, and a Montana resident born in Canada sued Montana and several state officials as a result of the passage of Legislative … Continue reading

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Nation’s Largest Amnesty Organizations Demand Citizenship for Illegal Aliens

The nation’s largest amnesty organizations gathered in Washington, D.C., Wednesday to issue a joint call for Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship. (The Press Enterprise, Dec. 11, 2012) The groups attending the meeting in … Continue reading

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DHS Secretly Releasing Thousands of Criminal Aliens

Documents the Boston Globe obtained from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reveal that immigration officials have freed over 8,500 aliens convicted of crimes such as murder and rape since 2008. (Boston Globe, Dec. 9, 2012) These releases are attributable … Continue reading

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18-year-old illegal alien, registered sex offender Sen. Robert Menendez’s (R-N.J.) office

On Wednesday, the Associate Press broke the story that Luis Abrahan Sanchez Zavaleta, an 18-year-old unpaid intern working in Sen. Robert Menendez’s (R-N.J.) office, was not only an illegal alien, but also a registered sex offender. Moreover, the AP story … Continue reading

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