Posts Tagged ‘ICE’
A longtime special agent with the DHS has filed a salacious discrimination lawsuit, saying he was shoved aside in favor of a woman who enjoyed “a long-standing relationship” with DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano, who the suit claims presided over a female “frat-house”-style department that routinely humiliated male staffers.
The Obama Administration’s new plan to grant temporary work permits to many young, illegal immigrants who otherwise could be deported may cost the government more than $585 million and require hiring hundreds of new federal employees to process more than 1 million anticipated requests.
President Obama’s amnesty for illegal alien young people will permit about 1.4 million illegals to stay in the country, a considerable jump from the 800,000 originally reported. The Pew Hispanic Center says it bases its claim on its estimates of the total number of illegals here, which it puts at about 11.2 million.
And Obama’s declaration that his administration will no longer deport young illegals who meet a short list of criteria came on Friday after a more than a year of incremental statements and actions by the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith is speaking out against the Obama Administration’s new operating standards at federal immigration detention centers as “hospitality guides for illegal aliens.” The Texas Republican says that his detention policy is more like a recess than anything. While funds for American students’ physical education classes are being cut, the new detention standards expand recreation for illegal immigrants.
The DHS is finalizing its plan for a biometric data system to track when immigrants leave the United States and will present it to Congress within “weeks,” a top department official told a House Homeland Security subcommittee Tuesday. A new system will be implemented that would track who is leaving the country and when has been sought since before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. DHS officials, including Secretary Janet Napolitano, have agreed with the need for such a program but have previously said it would be too costly.