Audit finds U.S. Higher Education Act funding anti-Semitism at UCLA

By   /  September 18, 2014  /  California, National, News  /  No Comments

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A high-profile academic center used federal funds to promote anti-Semitism on the campus of the University of California Los Angeles, a watchdog says.

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Sheriffs in the Southwest: The border is ‘spiraling out of control’

By   /  September 17, 2014  /  Arizona, California, Federal Government, Immigration, National, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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A coalition of sheriffs in the Southwest will call on Congress for tougher and better coordinated programs to address the border crisis.

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Illegals in the wind as DMV worker gets off easy in bribery case

By   /  September 12, 2014  /  California, New Jersey, News, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Nearly a year after a Virginia DMV worker and two others were convicted of selling drivers licenses to illegal immigrants, the 100-plus buyers remain at large.

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Politics let student-visa abusers go unchecked

By   /  September 11, 2014  /  California, Congress, Immigration, Iowa, National, New York, News  /  No Comments

ON 9/11 ANNIVERSARY: Sen. Chuck Grassley wants to tighten up America's loose student-visa program.

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Responding to Watchdog.org’s report that the U.S. has lost track of 58,000 foreign students holding expired visas, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley proposed legislation to tighten security.
But, once again, partisan politics stand in the way.
Grassley, R-Iowa, introduced the Student Visa Integrity Act to help reduce fraud and abuse in the Student [...]

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Obama slow jams courts to stall deportations

By   /  September 10, 2014  /  California, Immigration, National, News  /  No Comments

GOING NOWHERE: Immigration court backlogs are up 22 percent in the past year, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University.

U.S. immigration courts are backlogged with nearly 400,000 cases, and experts say the Obama administration is to blame.

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Ethical concerns surface within California Fish and Game Commission

By   /  September 9, 2014  /  Abuse of power, California, Energy and Environment, Ethics, Legislature, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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By Veronica Petersen | WatchdogWire.com
The California Fish and Game Commission usually is not a topic of everyday interest, but if you discuss important events while eating locally grown oysters, it’s time to start paying attention to the direction of the commission.
In December 2013, the National Shooting Sports Foundation issued a formal complaint in an attempt to open [...]

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