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DHS Orders Breathtaking Crackdown on Illegal Immigration

Rick Moran, PJ Media

Perhaps the most breathtaking element in these new guidelines is that illegals captured at the border will no longer be released into the U.S. to await a hearing before an immigration judge. Most will be turned around and sent back to Mexico. With the increased monitoring and surveillance at the border, the number of illegals being able to settle in the interior of the U.S. will be drastically reduced.

Senate GOP Should Follow Mike Lee On DHS Funding

While the Senate's Republican leadrship seems frozen on what to do next on DHS funding, and Senate Democrats are convinced that the GOP leadership will cave and give Obama a "clean" funding bill, Utah's principled limited government constitutional conservative Senator Mike Lee has a way forward.

Sharyl Attkisson Sues Fed. Gov't to Obtain OCare Documents

Philip Wegmann, Daily Signal

Investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson is taking the federal government to court. Attkisson filed the lawsuit against the DHS to obtain information about the troubled Obamacare rollout last year. Judicial Watch will represent her in court. 

Now Feds Can Order Any Family to Violate Religious Beliefs

Bob Unruh, WND

Homeschool advocates warn of a dangerous precedent from the Romeike family court case.

Americans Rising Up Against Gov't

Glenn Harlan Reynolds, USA Today

America's ruling class has been experiencing more pushback than usual lately. It just might be a harbinger of things to come.

Senator, Judge Aim to Halt DHS ‘Smuggling’ of Immigrant Kids

Michael Dorstewitz, Biz Pac Review

Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) was shocked to discover this week that the Dept. of Homeland Security is actually bringing children of undocumented immigrants to the US to reunite them with their illegal alien parents. Vitter is now seeking answers from DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson.

Obama DHS Nom Thumbs Nose at Senate

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Jeh Johnson, Obama's choice for Secretary of Homeland Security, was confirmed 78 to 16. Reid's nuclear option move allowed Johnson to sail through without a single Republican vote. 

DHS Prepping for 11/1 Riots?

Janeen Capizola, BizPac Review

DHS has ramped up security at federal buildings across the country to prepare for potential Greece-like riots this Friday. Cuts in food stamps go into effect on Nov. 1, and the gov't is truly concerned about violence from citizens “whose entitlements are threatened.”

Feds Confiscate Journo's Files

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

A veteran D.C. investigative journalist says that Homeland Security confiscated a stack of her confidential files during a raid of her home in August — leading her to fear that a number of her sources inside the federal gov't have now been exposed.

O Gets Cocky; Pushes Amnesty

Stephen Dinan and Dave Boyer, The Washington Times

Obama said early Thurs. that he wants to make a major push to have Congress pass immigration legislation this year, but later in the day confirmed he'll nominate someone with little immigration experience to head Homeland Security.

OCare Data Hub Ignores Your Privacy

Tom Howell Jr., Washington Times

Repubs said they doubt the data hub at the center of Obamacare either will be ready on time or be secure enough to protect Americans’ privacy.

GOP Boycotts Homeland Nom Hearing

Associated Press Staff

Coburn is blocking the hearing for DHS’s #2 nom who's being investigated for getting a foreign visa for a corp.

Paul Aims to Alter Citizenship Path

Melanie Batley, Newsmax

Paul’s amendments to the amnesty bill would take DHS’ powers away & make citizenship hard to get.