By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Helen Krieble says she will never forget the day that the federal government’s black helicopters and armed agents swooped down on her equestrian facility in central Colorado.
They came in — unannounced — by the dozens, with batons drawn and police dogs snarling at the end of their leashes.
Krieble remembers the agents searching through [...]
As Congress spends August dealing with the nitty-gritty of immigration reform, hundreds of people stream into the Mexican Consulate here each week to apply for valid ID in anticipation of a breakthrough.Read More →
Part 37 of 72 in the series Terry McAuliffe, carmogul
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The foreign-investment arm of Terry McAuliffe’s electric-car company sought a U.S. visa for an executive in a Chinese telecom firm that was the subject of a House national-security investigation.
Emails obtained by Sen. Charles Grassley and released by NBC News show that [...]
Part 36 of 72 in the series Terry McAuliffe, carmogul
By Tori Richards | Watchdog.org
Emails between Alejandro Mayorkas and attorneys working for GreenTech Automotive show the company pressed the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director to speed processing of 81 investor applications in a federal “cash-for-visas” program after each invested at least $500,000 in the hybrid [...]
By Travis Perry │ Kansas Watchdog
OSAWATOMIE — In 2007, the 6,000 residents of Ulysses, Kan., were given big promises and high hopes with the proposal of a second major ethanol processing plant in the southwest corner of the state.
The facility, to be built by Nexsun Ethanol LLC, brought with it a commitment to the economic [...]