The state prison system has estimated its sentencing screw-up will cost the state $4 million over the next decade, and another $6 million the next four decades, but the senator who requested the estimate doubts its accuracy.Read More →
Gov. Dave Heineman says he still isn’t getting answers from federal officials about the 214 unaccompanied immigrant children that have been placed in Nebraska since October.Read More →
“The names of children who are seeking asylum should never be released because it could endanger them,” says Amy Miller, Legal Director of the Nebraska ACLU.Read More →
The 200 border kids placed by the feds in Nebraska will enter an immigration court system where the average wait time for a hearing — where a judge decides whether they should be deported — is over two years.Read More →
U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns has introduced legislation requiring the federal government to notify state officials when undocumented border children are placed in their states.Read More →
By Rob Port | Watchdog.org North Dakota Bureau
BISMARCK, N.D. — Illegal immigrants may be flooding the nation’s southern border, b ut thus far none have been placed in North Dakota.
At the request of state Rep. Roscoe Streyle, a Republican from Minot, Legislative Council inquired about any placements of illegal immigrants in the state.
“We contacted representatives [...]