Tag: U.S. Department of Justice

[VIDEO] Obama Close to Issuing Executive Order on Immigration

President Barack Obama could take action as early as next week to protect undocumented immigrants with American-born children and those who entered the United States as children themselves from deportation, an administration official familiar with the plan told CNN. The official said Obama could sign an executive order bypassing lawmakers and implementing those changes on…

Ex-Nazis Got Millions in Social Security

Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found. The payments, which were underwritten by American taxpayers, flowed through a legal loophole that gave the Justice Department leverage to persuade Nazi suspects…

Twitter Sues DOJ for Right to Reveal Surveillance Requests

Twitter Inc. sued the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday, intensifying the Internet company’s battle with federal agencies as the self-described champion of free speech seeks the right to publicly reveal more details about the extent of government surveillance. In a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for Northern California, Twitter argued that current…

U.S. to Charge Chinese Workers With Cyberspying

The Department of Justice on Monday will announce charges it has filed against several individuals in China’s People’s Liberation Army, accusing them of stealing trade secrets from American companies and marking the first time the United States has charged state actors with economic espionage, according to law enforcement officials. Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled…

Holder: Justice Department Will Contest Texas Redistricting – Wants court order forcing Texas to clear voting-rights changes with feds.

Holder wants court order forcing Texas to clear voting-rights changes with feds. Despite the Supreme Court’s ruling in late June that weakened the Voting Rights Act, Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will use what’s left of the law to go after what it considers discriminatory practices. And the first target will be…