Warrantless searches against Americans doubled from 2013 to 2015, report says

May 5th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Civil Rights, Immigration William Nissen 1 min read

The National Security Agency and the Central Intelligence Agency searched an intelligence community database designed to target foreigners more than 4,000 times last year without warrants using queries explicitly linked to U.S. people, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence acknowledged in a transparency report released Monday.  

 

20,000 illegals with criminal convictions released into U.S. communities in 2015

Apr 28th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Crime and Police Actions, Education, Immigration William Nissen 1 min read

Homeland Security has made some gains in detaining criminal aliens, but still released into the community nearly 20,000 immigrants last year who’d already been convicted of crimes — including hundreds charges with sexual assault, kidnapping or homicide — according to figures sent to Congress this week.  

 

Supreme Court split on Obama amnesty

Apr 20th, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Courts, Immigration William Nissen 1 min read

A deeply divided Supreme Court grappled Monday with President Obama’s deportation amnesty, as conservatives said the White House was encroaching on Congress’ lawmaking powers, but liberal justices saying the court should stay out of the fight, leaving the president with a free hand.  

 

America is not an outpost for foreign countries

Apr 3rd, 2016 * RECOMMENDED READINGS, Immigration, Islamic Extremists Robert May 1 min read

Sylvia Thompson writes:  Discussions are brewing, and appropriately so, regarding whom we should allow into our country. For any with reasonable intelligence, the answer is a no-brainer. We should allow only those people most suited to fit into a westernized, Christian-oriented, English-speaking nation. Such people would be least likely to cause disruption, chaos, and grief to native born citizens. Any nation that does not have…