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DHS No Longer Conducts Regular Background Checks Of Immigration Applicants

DHS No Longer Conducts Regular Background Checks Of Immigration Applicants

Published 24 June 2013

DHS is no longer conducting ordinary background checks because of the increase in the volume of amnesty applications which followed President Obama’s executive order, which took effect on 15 August last year. Skeptical lawmakers may wonder whether DHS can handle the millions of applications which will follow the immigration bill if it is passed, if the department cannot handle the hundreds of thousands which followed the executive order.

Last week Judicial Watch, a government watchdog group released a report showing that DHS is no longer conducting ordinary background checks because of the increase in the volume of amnesty applications which followed President Obama’s executive order, which took effect on 15 August last year.

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