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DHS funding fiasco post-mortem: Who’s to blame?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 5:26pm
Harry Reid DHS Funding Shut Down Sunglasses

House Republicans came out swinging, passed a killer DHS appropriations bill — one that hammered much needed immigration enforcement, and acted as though they were ready for an immigration battle royal. For one brief, joyous moment, it seemed as though conservatives finally had the Congress they’d long desired.

Boy was that short-lived.

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110,000 Illegal Immigrants Get California Driver’s Licenses In 7 Weeks

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 8:14pm
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2015/01/29/only-on-9-some-dmv-customers-waiting-months-for-appointments/

The last time we checked on California’s new rules for issuing driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, the Department of Motor Vehicles was so overwhelmed with requests for new licenses that it can take up to three months to get an appointment…even for lawful citizens.

The new program has been so popular that...

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House Republicans promise to stand their ground on DHS funding (UPDATE: Promises Broken. Again.)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 8:30am
Boehner Speech Funding Bill DHS Obama Immigration Overreach

After almost two months of funding drama, Congress is no closer to resolving the Department of Homeland Security’s funding in a dispute over President Obama’s immigration executive action.

In a Ground Hog-esque day turn of events, we’re right back where we started. Thanks, Democrats.

Speculation that Pelosi and company agreed to...

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House Democrats finally agree to pass DHS funding bill — for a whole week

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 3:30pm
Nancy Pelosi on Gruber

Which means Congress gets to have this same fight all over again next week. Joy.

The Senate passed a clean funding bill late yesterday afternoon, placing efforts to combat President Obama’s executive overreach in a separate piece of legislation.

Last night it looked as though a DHS shutdown was imminent. Democratic lawmakers in...

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Democrats obstruct DHS stopgap funding bill — shutdown imminent

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 27, 2015 at 6:53pm
Harry Reid DHS Funding Shut Down Sunglasses

What a mess this has become.

Hell bent on pursuing legislation that would allow for the dissolution of Congressional powers (a.k.a. Obama’s Executive immigration overreach), House Democr...

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Judge delays Feds’ Immigration Emergency Stay Motion to next week

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 6:04pm
Obama Immigration Executive Action Speech End

Yesterday the U.S. government filed an Emergency motion to stay the U.S. District Court’s temporary injunction putting Obama’s immigration executive action on hold.

In its Emergency Motion, the Feds threatened that if U.S. District Court Judge Andrew S. Hanen did not grant the stay by the close of business on Wednesday, February...

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Feds seek Expedited Stay of Immigration Injunction

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 23, 2015 at 1:50pm
childhood immigration flood

The federal government has filed in U.S. District Court an Emergency Expedited Motion for a Stay of the Temporary Injunction putting a stop to Obama’s executive immigration action.

The successful plaintiff states have filed a letter opposing expedited treatment.

If the District Court denies the stay, or does not rule by the close...

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The evolution of immigration rights in America

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 6:30pm
Bill Whittle

In the new edition of Firewall, Bill Whittle provides a glimpse into how far we’ve come on immigration. Not only is Obama now saying he can grant executive amnesty, a position he claimed was illegal for years, some people in government leadership positions think illegal immigrants have special rights. Very...

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ALERT: DHS still preparing for executive amnesty

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 20, 2015 at 3:23pm
Obama ABC Gay Marriage Evolving

Earlier this week a federal court in Texas issued a temporary injunctive order preventing implementation of Obama’s immigration executive action. Following the order, the Obama Administration made it appear as though they were prepared to put their agenda on hold and take the fight over executive power to the courts.

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Know Your Demagoguery: Will DHS really suffer if it’s temporarily unfunded?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 8:30pm
Obama Poisoning the Well

You gotta love The Imperial City — everyone is an obstructionist and no one is ever responsible.

In this particular tale of drama and woe, the previous Congress passed appropriations bills lasting one fiscal year for every major government entity save the Department of Homeland Security. The idea being that once...

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White House hits pause on immigration agenda

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 12:05pm
Obama Immigration Executive Action Speech End

President Obama’s executive amnesty is now in the hands of the courts.

Earlier this week we reported that a federal court had sided with a 26 state coalition against Obama’s plans for sweeping immigration reform. The court issued a temporary injunctive order barring the President from implementing his immigration executive action—and...

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Texas Federal Court Enjoins Obama Immigration Executive Action

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 12:02am
childhood immigration flood

In a decision which is to have a profound impact on both the immigration debate and the currently stalled funding of the Department of Homeland Security, a federal court judge in Texas has issued a Temporary Restraining Injunctive Order preventing implementation of Obama’s Immigration executive action. The Order and 123-page Opinion...

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A New Amnesty Loophole

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 2:00pm
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Is there anyone on Earth who is surprised at this news?

President Obama’s temporary deportation amnesty will make it easier for illegal immigrants to improperly register and vote in elections, st...

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IRS Flip-Flop: Illegals who didn’t pay taxes will still receive refunds

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 1:00pm
IRS building

Last week, we covered IRS Commissioner John Koskinen’s testimony about the shocking tax consequences of Obama’s executive amnesty plan. In previous testimony before Congress, Koskinen explained that illegal immigrants who were granted amnesty would be eligible to receive back-refunds in the form of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)—but only if...

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Boehner: Ask Senate Dems when they’ll “get off their ass”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 4:00pm
Senate Democrats need to get off their asses and do something other than vote no Speaker Boehner Obstructionist Government

Senate Democrats continue to block the Department of Homeland Security funding bill passed by the House. As we’ve reported, the House DHS appropriations bill is enforcement-heavy and seeks to squash President Obama’s executive overreach.

Not amused, Speaker Boehner held a press conference and minced no words:

“The House did its job. We...

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Immigration Debate Stalls DHS Funding (Again)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 4:00pm
Illegal-Immigration

Obstruction from the left? Must be a day ending in -y.

For the third time in a row, Senate Democrats have blocked floor debate on a bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security after February 27. The problem? The piece of legislation Republicans are trying to pass contains provisions...

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Executive amnesty comes with a tax bonus loophole

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 12:03pm
Illegal-Immigration

From the “are you KIDDING me?!” department, a new development in Obama’s plans to grant executive amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants.

Yesterday, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told Congress that under the President’s plan, immigrants granted deportation amnesty will be eligible to collect an additional tax refund. They’ll do this by backtracking...

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