Attorney General Eric Holder
Obama Administration Issues New Guidance Reminding Schools To Enroll Children Brought In US Illegally
Despite a 32-year-old court ruling, school districts continue to raise barriers to enrollment for children brought into the U.S. illegally, the Obama administration said Thursday, characterizing reports of hindrances as troubling.
Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department plans to collect data on police stops, searches and arrests in an effort to study racial bias in law enforcement.
Attorney General Eric Holder gave a speech on diversity and inclusion, and urged young people to “consider careers here at the United States Department of Justice,” according to CNSNews.com.
Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Tex., has introduced the “Contempt Act” to prohibit taxpayer-funded salaries from going to government officials found in contempt of Congress.
Sen. Ted Cruz said Attorney General Eric Holder should be impeached if he doesn’t indict former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, who is linked to the agency’s targeting of conservative groups.
At a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Tex.) refused to question U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, referencing that Holder was held in contempt of Congress, and that any other American who failed to comply with a Justice Dept. subpoena “would be in jail.”
The Rev. Al Sharpton is holding his annual civil rights conference amid a backdrop of questions about his cooperation with the FBI in the 1980s.
Attorney General Eric Holder stated on Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives is currently exploring options for the use of domestic drones.
Attorney General Eric Holder told a Senate committee on Thursday that there is a “shocking” number of people who are using the U.S. Postal Service to send illegal drugs around the country.
Holder Extends Federal Recognition To Mich. Same-Sex Couple Marriages Despite State Not Recognizing Them
Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday extended federal recognition to the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples that took place in Michigan before a federal appeals court put those unions on hold.