Tag: Immigration

TSA ‘Behavior Detection’ Program Targeting Undocumented Immigrants, Not Terrorists

A controversial Transportation Security Administration program that uses “behavior indicators” to identify potential terrorists is instead primarily targeting undocumented immigrants, according to a document obtained by The Intercept and interviews with current and former government officials.   The $900 million program, Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques, or SPOT, employs behavior detection officers trained to […]

D.C., other cities debate whether legal immigrants should have voting rights

David Nolan and Helen Searls are a professional couple in the District, active in their children’s school and local civic associations. As taxpayers and longtime residents, they feel they have a duty to be involved in public life. But as legal immigrants who have not become U.S. citizens, they have no right to vote — […]

Obama amnesty has feds bracing for illegal immigrant application onslaught

The government expects so many applications for President Obama’s new deportation amnesty that it’s seeking a contractor just to open the new mail and enter the forms into the system, with plans to operate two shifts from 6 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. every workday to keep up with the anticipated workload.   U.S. Citizenship and […]

Report: 5.5 million Additional Work Permits Issued Since 2009 In ‘Shadow’ Authorization System

Approximately 1.8 million new work permits were issued to aliens with temporary visas or who entered under the visa waiver program. Of these, about 1.2 million (67%) had a visa status for which employment is not authorized by law, such as foreign students and independents of guest workers.   About 982,000 new work permits issued […]

U.S. Republicans struggle to block Obama immigration moves

U.S. Republican lawmakers acknowledged on Thursday it will be difficult for the Senate to pass a House of Representatives bill blocking President Barack Obama’s immigration initiatives, and vowed not to put security funding at risk in the process.   At a policy retreat in Pennsylvania, House and Senate Republicans discussed the path forward after the […]

House votes to overturn Obama immigration actions, bill heads to Senate

The Republican-led House voted Wednesday to overturn President Obama’s immigration actions from last November — and to unravel a directive from 2012 protecting immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children — sending the bill to the Senate where it faces an uncertain fate.   The House voted 236-191 to approve the legislation, which […]

Border Crisis – Tower of Babel Revisited

Immigration Border Crisis The wave of illegal immigrants crossing the southern border of the United States stirs heated debate, threatens America’s national security and paves the way for the prophesied one-world government.   By Rick Brinegar “A lot of these people that are coming in from Central America have dangerous diseases. It’s a potential for […]

A Surveillance Society or a Free Society?

The Big Question – should government control the people or should the people control government? By Mark Lerner, for the Constitutional Alliance, Inc.   Orwell’s prediction of a future big brother government came true. Whether acknowledged or not, Americans now live in a surveillance society.   Most of the American public falls into one of […]