Illegal Immigration and Crime
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Sarah Saldana, relatives of crime victims, and local law enforcement officials testified at a hearing on crimes committed by people living in the U.S. illegally.766 views
U.S. Strategy Against ISIS
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford testified at a hearing on operations against ISIL,* including the Obama administration decision to deploy 250 additional troops to Syria. Secretary Carter said that as the U.S. was continuing to battle ISIL in Syria and Iraq, he had been becoming increasingly concerned about the political and economic challenges each country was facing.777 views
* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
Guantanamo Bay Transfers to the U.S.
Witnesses, including Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC) and officials from states and counties around the U.S., testified at a hearing on the possible transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees to the U.S.484 views