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    Keep DREAMin'

    This past week, we live-blogged about Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano’s admission during a Senate hearing that she still supports the Dream Act, a bill that would grant amnesty to individuals unlawfully in the United States who arrived before the age of 16. Amnesty advocates like America’s Voice are … More

    Live Blogging the Napolitano Hearing: Part III

    DIRKSEN SENATE OFFICE BUILDING – Sen. Sessions returns from vote–more questions for Napolitano. Swings back to comprehensive immigration reform. No surprise–he has a different take than Sen. Leahy. Napolitano emphasizes stress on courts from processing illegal immigrants. Too many cases. But doesn’t this mean Bush enforcement efforts were working? Great … More

    Live Blogging the Napolitano Hearing: Part II

    DIRKSEN SENATE OFFICE BUILDING – Committee has moved into Questions and Answers. Leahy is questioning Napolitano. Started off with Real ID. She says working with Congress and Governors to “craft a new solution.” Sessions talking workplace raids. Napolitano emphasizes that DHS is continuing all enforcement actions. Swine flu rears it … More

    Live Blogging the Napolitano Hearing

    DIRKSEN SENATE OFFICE BUILDING – I am at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Hearing where Napolitano is testifying today. First time since her confirmation. Lots of folks in the audience of course–several from immigration groups. DHS has focused on border security lately. This is a good thing– but we can’t tackle … More

    Questions for Secretary Napolitano: Is Canada Different Than Mexico?

    DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano is tentatively scheduled to testify before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee about DHS immigration enforcement policies, tomorrow, May 6, 2009. Given Secretary Napolitano’s novel interpretations of federal law, the Heritage Foundation has posted a series of questions (and suggested answers) for the Secretary on issues … More

    Questions for Secretary Napolitano: Real ID

    DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano is tentatively scheduled to testify before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee about DHS immigration enforcement policies on May 6, 2009. Given Secretary Napolitano’s novel interpretations of federal law, the Heritage Foundation will be posting a series of questions (and suggested answers) for the Secretary. Past … More

    Questions for Secretary Napolitano: Detention and Removal

    DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano is tentatively scheduled to testify before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee about DHS immigration enforcement policies on May 6, 2009. Given Secretary Napolitano’s novel interpretations of federal law, the Heritage Foundation will be posting a series of questions (and suggested answers) for the Secretary. Past … More

    Questions for Secretary Napolitano: Citizenship and Immigration Services

    DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano is tentatively scheduled to testify before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee about DHS immigration enforcement policies on May 6, 2009. Given Secretary Napolitano’s novel interpretations of federal law, the Heritage Foundation will be posting a series of questions (and suggested answers) for the Secretary. Past … More

    Questions for Secretary Napolitano: Work Visas

    DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano is tentatively scheduled to testify before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee about DHS immigration enforcement policies on May 6, 2009. Given Secretary Napolitano’s novel interpretations of federal law, the Heritage Foundation will be posting a series of questions (and suggested answers) for the Secretary. Labor … More

    Swine Flu: Don't Panic

    Swine flu panic has claimed it s first victim. Rep. Eric Massa (D-NY) is calling for the Mexican border to be shut down. He told The Hill: “The public needs to be aware of the serious threat of swine flu, and we need to close our borders to Mexico immediately … More