Attorney General Sessions Statement on the Verdict in People of the State of California vs. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate aka Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez

Attorney General Sessions Statement on the Verdict in People of the State of California vs. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate aka Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez

11/30/17 – “When jurisdictions choose to return criminal aliens to the streets rather than turning them over to federal immigration authorities, they put the public’s safety at risk. San Francisco’s decision to protect criminal aliens led to the preventable and heartbreaking death of Kate Steinle. While the State of California sought a murder charge for […]

Attorney General Sessions Announces $98 Million To Hire Community Policing Officers

Attorney General Sessions Announces $98 Million To Hire Community Policing Officers

WASHINGTON — 11/20/17 – Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced $98,495,397 in grant funding through the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP). The Attorney General announced funding awards to 179 law enforcement agencies across the nation, which allows those agencies to hire 802 additional full-time law […]

DHS OIG Issues Warning to FEMA Regarding Duplicate Public Assistance Funding

DHS OIG Issues Warning to FEMA Regarding Duplicate Public Assistance Funding

11/17/17 – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued an alert to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) regarding the potential challenges the agency faces in providing duplicate Public Assistance grant funds to state, territorial, tribal and local governments for facilities that may have sustained damages from back-to-back […]

Justice Department Challenges AT&T/Directv’s Acquisition of Time Warner

Justice Department Challenges AT&T/Directv’s Acquisition of Time Warner

Merger Would Harm Competition, Resulting in Higher Bills and Less Innovation for Millions of American Consumers 11/20/17 – The United States Department of Justice today filed a civil antitrust lawsuit to block AT&T/DirecTV’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc. The $108 billion acquisition would substantially lessen competition, resulting in higher prices and less innovation for […]

President Trump Announces New Strategy in Iran

President Trump Announces New Strategy in Iran

10/13/17 THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. My fellow Americans: As President of the United States, my highest obligation is to ensure the safety and security of the American people. History has shown that the longer we ignore a threat, the more dangerous that threat becomes. For this reason, upon taking office, I’ve ordered a […]

Sanctuary Policies: Justice Department Provides Last Chance for Cities to Show 1373 Compliance

Sanctuary Policies: Justice Department Provides Last Chance for Cities to Show 1373 Compliance

10/12/17 – The Justice Department today responded to seven jurisdictions following a preliminary assessment of the jurisdictions’ compliance with 8 U.S.C. 1373. These jurisdictions were identified in a May 2016 report by the Department of Justice’s Inspector General as having laws that potentially violate 8 U.S.C. 1373. The following jurisdictions have preliminarily been found to […]

President Donald J. Trump Approves California Disaster Declaration

President Donald J. Trump Approves California Disaster Declaration

10/11/17 – Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of California and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by wildfires beginning on October 8, 2017, and continuing. Federal funding is available to the State and to eligible local governments and […]

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