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.

 

During a town hall meeting, President Obama promoted the idea of a federal mandatory voter law. “It would be transformative if everybody voted," he said. "That would counteract money more than anything. If everybody voted, then it would completely change the political map in this country.”

Today Idaho Republican Senator Mike Crapo, a member of the Senate Budget Committee, will offer an amendment to the budget bill demanding that Operation Choke Point be defunded.

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).