Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (1 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Stats   No comments

OpEdNews Op Eds

Obama Immigration Agency Exaggerating Deportations

By (about the author)     Permalink       (Page 6 of 7 pages)
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; , Add Tags Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 1/7/12

Become a Fan
  (11 fans)
- Advertisement -

assistance in persuading the agency to act on our request."

It added, "OGIS, located in the National Archives and Records
Administration, was created by Congress in 2007 to serve as a

FOIA 'ombudsman' resolving conflicts between requesters and

agencies. But TRAC says this approach "was not very

successful," and in mid-October 2011 James V.M.L. Holzer, the

Director of Homeland Security's Public Liaison and Director of

- Advertisement -

Disclosure and FOIA Operations, intervened in the case.

The organization added, "The failure of ICE to abide by the

mandate of the FOIA in a timely way about its immigration

enforcement actions during the five-year period covered by our

May 2010 request starkly contrasts with the repeated

transparency statements of President Obama, Attorney General

Eric Holder and many other administration officials since they

came to office almost three years ago."

TRAC also said ICE's exaggeration "appears to be a part of a

larger pattern." It said that, in a three-page letter dated September

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7

 

http://billfisher.blogspot.com

William Fisher has managed economic development programs in the Middle East and elsewhere for the US State Department and the US Agency for International Development. He served in the international affairs area in the Kennedy Administration and now (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon


Go To Commenting

The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact Author Contact Editor View Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

The Silence of the Sheep

Liberties Lost Since 9/11

BAHRAIN: UNION LEADERS ON HUNGER STRIKE

Law Professors Outraged by Senate Vote on Indefinite Detention

Feel Safer Now?

The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable -- A Must-Read.

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this article has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
No comments