Articles Tagged 'Janet Napolitano'
UC President Janet Napolitano’s aides interfered in audit of her office, investigation finds
Top aides to University of California President Janet Napolitano interfered with a state audit of her office’s finances, suppressing campus criticism of its services and… READ MORE
Janet Napolitano: ‘No law’ says sanctuary cities have to cooperate with the feds
Janet Napolitano, former homeland security secretary for President Barack Obama, said Thursday that there is “no law” requiring local police forces in so-called sanctuary cities… READ MORE
Napolitano gurus probed for meddling in Secret Service sex scandal
A Senate panel is investigating whether former Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitanoâ€™s close allies pushed the departmentâ€™s inspector general to tread lightly in its investigation of the prostitution scandal involving the U.S. Secret Service.
Government sources familiar with the probe say Senate investigators are looking into John Sandweg, the secretaryâ€™s former general counsel whom she recently promoted to acting… READ MORE
Napolitanoâ€™s move from DHS to California schools chief draws protests
While many across the political spectrum are happy to see Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano leave her job in Washington, some who live on the West Coast say theyâ€™d just as soon not see her out there, after it was revealed Friday that sheâ€™s poised to take over as head of the University of California school system.
Ms. Napolitano angered… READ MORE
REPACKAGED AMNESTY BILL ALLOWS NAPOLITANO TO NIX BORDER FENCE
Another loophole inserted into the new version of the â€œGang of Eightâ€ immigration bill allows Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (or any of her successors) to nix the construction of a required border security fence if she does not find it to be an “appropriate” use of resources.
The new version of the bill was introduced via a… READ MORE
Backlash grows over release of illegal immigrants; GOP wants to know who gave final approval
The Obama administrationâ€™s decision to release some immigrants awaiting deportation back into the community has spawned a furious backlash from Congress, where stunned lawmakers have besieged the Homeland Security Department with questions.
Department officials have described the move as a cost-savings measure required by the budget sequesters, but two years ago one top official testified to Congress that detaining immigrants… READ MORE
GOP lawmaker rips Napolitano for releasing detainees
A senior Republican on the Senate Judiciary committee on Friday called into question the leadership abilities of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, expressing â€œoutrageâ€ at what he called the departmentâ€™s questionable response to sequestration â€” including the release of detainees from detention centers across the country.
Sen. John Cornyn of Texas also questioned in a letter to Ms. Napolitano the… READ MORE
Napolitano: No need to bind amnesty to border security
Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitano told lawmakers Wednesday that the southwest border is more secure than ever and warned against holding legalization hostage to more border security â€” prompting a key Republican to warn the Obama administration that it is endangering chances for a bill this year.
Ms. Napolitano, testifying to the SenateJudiciary Committee, said the Border Patrol has… READ MORE
Napolitano says more than 3,000 illegal immigrants applying daily under deportation reprieve plan
More than 3,000 young illegal immigrants are applying daily to take part in the administration’s new deportation reprieve policy, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said last week.
Napolitano said a total of roughly 200,000 people have applied since the agency began accepting applications two months ago.
She made the announcement Wednesday to a panel of educators from across… READ MORE
Dream-Act students will pay $465 fee for legal status document
By Stephen Dinan-The Washington Times
The Homeland Security Department said Friday that illegal immigrants will have to pay $465 to apply for legal status in the U.S. under President Obamaâ€™s administration Dream Act, with the fees going to make sure no taxpayer funds are used.
Illegal immigrants will be able to begin applying Aug. 15 under the program announced in… READ MORE