Judicial Watch, former Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce and State Legislators for Legal Immigration Ask Court to Reverse Appellate Court Ruling Placing Key Provisions on Hold
U.S. Border Patrol helicopter along El Camino del Diablo, Arizona-Sonora border. Via Wikipedia
Washington, D.C.– Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has filed two separate amicus curiae briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of SB 1070, also known as the Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act. On April 11, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld an injunction against enforcement of some of the law’s provisions per the request of the Obama administration, prompting the State of Arizona to petition the Continue reading →
Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ)
Washington, D.C. – Representing 57 members of Congress and more than 65,000 Americans, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) on Monday urged the Supreme Court to overturn a federal appeals court decision that declared the Arizona immigration law unconstitutional.
“Our argument is clear: Arizona has the constitutional authority to implement policies to protect its borders and citizens – policies that mirror federal immigration law Continue reading →
Washington, D.C. – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), focusing on constitutional law, is urging a federal appeals court to uphold Alabama’s immigration law saying the measure “mirrors federal immigration provisions” and warns that if the Obama Administration challenge to the Alabama law succeeds, states will be effectively rendered “powerless over unchecked illegal immigration and the Continue reading →
U.S. Border Patrol helicopter along El Camino del Diablo, Arizona-Mexico border. Image via Wikipedia
(Washington, DC) – With the Supreme Court today deciding to hear a challenge from Arizona regarding the constitutionality of its immigration law, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) said today it will file an amicus brief backing Arizona’s law and represent members of Congress and tens of thousands of Americans.
“S.B. 1070 reflects a sensible and constitutional method for Arizona to protect its citizens and borders from illegal immigrants,” said Jay Continue reading →
Burlington, VT – Two men discovered by Vermont State Police trooper Jared Hatch to be in the United States illegally have filed a complaint with the Vermont Human Rights Commission alleging racial profiling by him.
Green Mountain Scribes attempted to confirm the filing of such a complaint with a staff member in the office of Continue reading →
Washington, DC – Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed a “Motion to Intervene” on behalf of MDPetitions.com, the organization that sponsored the petition drive to place the Maryland DREAM Act on the ballot for the November 2012 elections. The Motion to Intervene was filed in response to a lawsuit that seeks to Continue reading →
Burlington, VT— Vermont State Police discovered and turned over to the U.S. Border Patrol two suspected illegal aliens and apparently, Vermont governor Peter Shumlin (D) is not pleased with the efforts of police to abide by immigration law.
According to the Vermont State Police, the two subjects were passengers in a vehicle stopped by a trooper on September 13 for traveling at 88 mph in a 65 mph zone on Interstate 89 in the town of Middlesex. Continue reading →
Appellate Court Reverses Decision by District Court Dismissing Judicial Watch Lawsuit Filed by Houston Police Sgt. Joslyn Johnson, Widow of Police Officer Murdered by Illegal Alien
Washington, DC — Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has ruled in favor of Judicial Watch client Houston police sergeant Joslyn M. Johnson, the widow of a fellow police officer murdered by an illegal alien. The three-judge panel reversed a decision by the district court. Continue reading →
Washington, DC — Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement today in response to the controversy surrounding President Obama’s illegal alien uncle, who was arrested last week for drunk driving after leaving the Chicken Bone Saloon, in Framingham, Massachusetts, and nearly hitting a police car. Continue reading →