A report released on March 26 by the Justice Department’s inspector general reveals that agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are alleged to have had sexual encounters with prostitutes hired by drug cartels.
Officials in Colorado will not likely bring murder charges against a woman who cut open another woman’s abdomen, removed her baby, and left the baby girl in a bathtub. The attacker’s husband found the girl and rushed her to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Until a thorough investigation is completed, it will not be known if the baby died during the removal from her mother, or afterward.
The first 10 of 30 Humvee armored vehicles that the United States has agreed to supply to Ukraine arrived in the country’s capital of Kiev on March 25. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko personally took possession of the vehicles at Kiev’s Boryspil International Airport.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will hear oral arguments from both sides in the Department of Justice’s appeal of U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen’s February 16 injunction that blocked the Obama administration’s use of executive actions to grant amnesty to four million illegal aliens. After Hanen declined to grant a stay of his injunction the DOJ filed its appeal on March 12 in the New Orleans appellate court.
Members of the Houston-based Remembrance Project, which was formed to bring comfort to families of Americans killed by people in the United States illegally, recently traveled to the state capitol in Austin to support the passage of SB 185, a bill to prohibit cities from implementing policies that would interfere with local police enforcement of state or federal immigration laws.
Senator Ted Cruz, who announced his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination at Liberty University in Virginia on March 23, has been criticized by Cesar Vargas and Erika Andiola, co-directors of the radical, pro-amnesty Dream Action Coalition.
While most police departments in the country require their police officers to be U.S. citizens, some do not, with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department in Tennessee being the latest large department to consider such a policy.
U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen, who issued an order of temporary injunction on February 16 blocking implementation of the Obama administration’s use of executive actions to grant amnesty to four million illegal aliens, reprimanded Justice Department attorney Kathleen Hartnett at a hearing on March 19 for providing him with inaccurate information at an earlier hearing in January.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released 30,558 criminal aliens in fiscal year 2014, down slightly from 36,007 the previous year.
New figures posted online on March 17 by the Department of Justice at the Freedom of Information Act website (FOIA.gov) indicate that the Obama administration set a new record for Fiscal Year 2014 when it came to its frequency of censoring government files or denying requests for access to them under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).