Immigration

Kushner firm reportedly subpoenaed over Jersey City project

New York federal prosecutors have subpoenaed Kushner Companies over its use of an investor visa program to fund the One Journal Square project in Jersey City, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. Kushner Companies, run by the family of presidential adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, was the focus of criticism in May when Kushner’s sister […]

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Lance Introduces Legislation to Mandate E-Verify

If Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) gets his way? All U.S. employers will be required to use a E-Verify system to bar the hiring of illegal immigrant workers. “E-Verify is a proven system for making sure job opportunities are for American workers. E-Verify is a deterrent against illegal immigration and expanding it to new workplaces will […]

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Noncitizen illegal vote number higher than estimated

A research group in New Jersey has taken a fresh look at postelection polling data and concluded that the number of noncitizens voting illegally in U.S. elections is likely far greater than previous estimates. As many as 5.7 million noncitizens may have voted in the 2008 election, which put Barack Obama in the White House. […]


Trump DHS Cancels Obama Executive Amnesty Program

The Department of Homeland Security announced late Thursday that it is canceling the program that would have allowed the illegal immigrant parents of American-born children and green-card holders to remain in the U.S. The program would have granted them three-year work permits, and protected them from deportation. The program, known as the Deferred Action for […]






N.J.’s chief justice asks ICE to stop arresting immigrants at courthouses

TRENTON — The chief justice of New Jersey’s Supreme Court is calling on federal immigration officials to stop arresting unauthorized immigrants at state courthouses, warning the practice could undermine New Jersey’s justice system. In a letter to federal Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, Chief Justice Stuart Rabner raised concerns over two recent arrests by Immigration […]


Head of ICE in N.J.: Rules of engagement have changed

NEWARK–As the Trump administration expands its aggressive enforcement efforts against those who may have entered this country illegally, John Tsoukaris is responsible for implementing the president’s new policies in New Jersey. Tsoukaris, the Newark Field Office Director for Enforcement and Removal Operations at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, said the administration’s executive order […]


Jersey City Wants to Give IDs to Illegals

Declaring ‘sanctuary city’ status back in February wasn’t enough for Jersey City. Nope. Next up? On Wednesday night, City Council approved a municipal ID program in a 7-0 vote, mirroring actions taken by other liberal city centers including Newark and Union City. If the plan clears a second upcoming vote, then ANY Jersey City resident age […]

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ICE Arrests Guatemalan National Despite Resistance from N.J. County

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers recently bucked Camden County and arrested a Guatemalan citizen, Save Jerseyans. The move came not long before newly-minted U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened sanctuary cities with reduced funding and ICE named multiple New Jersey jurisdictions as less-than-cooperative when it comes to rounding up […]

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Sanctuary Advocates Slam NYPD For Giving Information To ICE

The New York Police Department (NYPD) routinely verifies warrants with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) despite Mayor Bill DeBlasio’s promise to keep New York a sanctuary city, a practice that activists ripped as “collusion” with federal immigration authorities. In the standard process of checking if a defendant has outstanding warrants, NYPD contacts relevant law […]


Jeff Sessions hints at more punishments for sanctuary cities

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Bill O’Reilly in a recent “O’Reilly Factor” appearance on Fox News that sanctuary cities may face more backlash from the administration than a loss of funding – that the White House is considering other punitive measures, as well. Good. No punishment is too small for sanctuary cities that go […]


AG Sessions Threatens New Jersey’s Sanctuary Jurisdictions’ Federal Funding

More than 100 U.S. cities and counties were fingered in last week’s first-ever ICE sanctuaries list, Save Jerseyans, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions says billions of dollars in federal aid may soon be withheld – or recouped! – from them. Among them? Four New Jersey jurisdictions: Middlesex County, New Jersey Newark, New Jersey Ocean County, New Jersey […]

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