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Inside the Immigration File of San Bernardino Shooter Tashfeen Malik
The San Bernardino shooters -- Tashfeen Malik and her husband Syed Farook -- emailed for several weeks before deciding to meet each other for the first time, according to Malik's immigration file, portions of which were released today by the House Judiciary Committee. The 21-page file reveals
House GOP Working on Requiring Social Media Vetting of Visa Applicants
The House Judiciary Committee announced Monday work on legislation that would tighten the screening process for visas, including the K-1 fiancé visa used by San Bernardino shooter Tashfeen Malik to enter the United States. The proposal would require federal officials review "open source
President Obama Compares Syrian Refugees to Mayflower Pilgrims, Administration Says States Can't Block Them
President Obama used his weekly address to appeal to families counting their blessings on Thanksgiving, reminding Americans that the holiday isn’t only about turkey but a tribute to the deep immigration history that led to the nation’s founding. “In 1620, a small band of pilgrims came to this
Rep . Bob Goodlatte : Obama Administration Isn't Enforcing Immigration Laws
The House Judiciary Committee chair discusses the immigration debate stirred by the death of Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco.
5 Sweeping Changes Recommended for Secret Service After Fence Jumper Enters WH
A bipartisan, independent panel scrutinizing the U.S. Secret Service after a man with a small knife in his pocket jumped the perimeter fence and made it deep inside the White House is recommending sweeping changes at the agency. The Secret Service's “paramount mission” of protecting the president
One Republican Leader Who’s Offering Hope for an Immigration Bill
The House of Representatives voted today to block President Obama’s executive action on immigration, but in a different room of the Capitol Republicans may have been offering a brief glimmer of hope. The powerful Republican chairman of the House Rules Committee, Pete Sessions of Texas, said on the
'Devastating' Failures Lead Secret Service to Consider Raising White House Fence
The security failures that recently let a man with a small knife in his pocket jump the perimeter fence and make it "practically unencumbered" deep into the White House were "devastating," and now the U.S. Secret Service may make the fence taller, the new head of the agency said today in his first
Unrest in Ferguson (The Note)
By ARLETTE SAENZ (@arlettesaenz) NOTABLES SENDING IN THE NATIONAL GUARD: Early this morning, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order deploying the Missouri National Guard to restore peace to the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., as the clashes between protesters and police grew...
Lawmakers Rip Ferguson Police Response to Protesters
Since protests erupted over the death of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old African American man shot to death by a Caucasian police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, police clad in riot gear have unleashed tear gas and smoke bombs to try to control demonstrators. The law enforcement...