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    More on Swine Flu and You

    Citizens and shopkeepers not doctors and nurses will be the most important “first responders” for getting through this year’s flu season, which thanks to the swine flu (H1N1) looks like it could be one of the worst on record. That is the conclusion of a recent Heritage research paper, Swine … More

    The Obama Administration's Version of Immigration Reform

    As widely noted, President Barack Obama has comprehensive immigration reform on his 2010 legislative agenda. Given the policy changes made during his first nine months, it is clear that President Obama sees reform through the prism of perceived Hispanic votes and union payback. First, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano changed the … More

    Napolitano: "I would never second-guess a prosecutor"

    The Corner‘s Marc Thiessen notes that on The Today Show this morning, while trying to defend Attorney General Eric Holder’s decision to re-investigate allegations of detainee abuse by the CIA, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said: “I’m a former United States attorney. I’m a former [state] attorney general, … More

    What About Legal Immigration Reform?

    H-1B visas allow foreigners, who have an undergraduate degree or higher, to work in the United States. Currently only 65,000 visas can be issued each year, a number which is far too low. Yet, when President Obama talks about “comprehensive immigration reform,” the discussion is anything but comprehensive. President Obama … More

    Verdict’s Out: FEMA In

    Yesterday, the Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced to the House Homeland Security Committee that FEMA would remain a part of DHS. While it is not surprising that Napolitano made the decision, given her inclination towards having FEMA stay put in her January confirmation hearing, it has likely rankled … 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