Judge Considers Penalty For Obama Admin’s Executive Amnesty Violations

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 6:11am


Justice Department lawyers apologized to U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen for the Obama administration’s violation of his injunction halting executive amnesty during a hearing in Brownsville, Texas Wednesday, according to Bloomberg News.


Report: DHS chief used personal email on work computer despite risk - It’s a black eye for a department that has positioned itself as the government’s civilian leader on cybersecurity.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 5:19pm


Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and other top DHS officials continued to access their personal email accounts from their work computers more than a year after the department banned the practice as a security risk, Bloomberg reported Monday — a revelation that raises more questions about the federal government’s shaky cybersecurity practices.


Federal judge tosses out case against ICE agent accused of excessive force

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 11:27am

The Salt Lake Tribune

A federal judge on Thursday tossed the case against an immigration agent accused of using excessive force.

Judge Dee Benson dismissed the alleged Fourth Amendment violation, regarding unreasonable force during search and seizure, against Jon Martinson Jr., without prejudice, meaning the case can be refiled.


Hack of security clearance system affected 21.5 million people, federal authorities say

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 5:05pm

The Washington Post

The massive hack last year of the Office of Personnel Management’s system containing security clearance information affected 21.5 million people, including current and former employees, contractors and their families and friends, officials said Thursday.


Killing roils immigration debate

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 11:27am

The Hill

The fatal shooting of a San Francisco woman in a popular tourist district, allegedly by an illegal immigrant with a long criminal record, has intensified the debate over immigration on Capitol Hill.

It has also focused attention on the issue of “sanctuary” cities that do not cooperate with federal officials on deportations.