DOJ SUES SOUTH CAROLINA OVER IMMIGRATION LAW
Justice Department officials are suing South Carolina over the state’s new legislation aimed at cracking down on illegal immigration saying that the measure pre-empts federal authority and could lead to the harassment and detention of authorized visitors, immigrants and citizens. DOJ officials also claim that it would interfere with and undermine the federal government’s control over relations with foreign governments because of the component requiring the carrying of documents to prove residency. South Carolina argues that they are trying to uphold the rule of law because the feds have failed to do so.
TOP JUSTICE OFFICIAL ADMITS ‘MISTAKE’ IN IGNORING ATF’S ‘UNACCEPTABLE TACTICS’
Hundreds of documents released yesterday by the Justice Department prove that a high-ranking Obama administration official not only knew about the ATF’s botched gun-running operation that put more than a 1000 weapons into the hands of Mexican drug cartels, he allowed it to continue “without asking key questions.” Lanny Breur, the head of the Justice Department’s criminal divisions, is quoted as expressing “regret” that he didn’t tell others about the unacceptable tactics used during “Operation Fast & Furious.”