Judicial Watch Sues Feds Over Obama Uncle Records

By:  R. Cort Kirkwood
04/23/2012
       
Judicial Watch Sues Feds Over Obama Uncle Records

A conservative legal group has sued the federal Homeland Security Department because it refuses to release documents relating to the arrest and possible deportation of Onyango Obama, the president’s illegal-alien uncle collared for drunk driving last August in Framingham, Massachusetts.

A conservative legal group has sued the federal Homeland Security Department because it refuses to release documents relating to the arrest and possible deportation of Onyango Obama (left), the president’s illegal-alien uncle collared for drunk driving last August in Framingham, Massachusetts.

 

Judicial Watch says DHS has been stonewalling its efforts to obtain documents in the case since September, 2011. Of course, now that the elder Kenyan has received a hardship license to drive and must meet regularly with ICE agents, JW will receive even more documents than it would have last year had DHS honored its original request.

Amazingly, JW reports, DHS simply hasn’t answered its requests beyond the initial pro forma response documenting that the agency received such a request.

Two Requests

After police arrested the drunken liquor store manager, who almost crashed into a police car, JW filed a request for documents in September under the federal Freedom of Information Act. The group asked for the following information:

All records of communications, contacts and correspondence between ICE and the following entities:

  • The Framingham Police Department
  • The White House
  • The Executive Office of the President
  • The Department of Justice

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Photo:  This Framingham Police Department photo shows Onyango Obama, arrested in Framingham, Mass., for several infractions, including operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol: AP Images

 

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