Cause of Action called for a review by the DOJ of allegations that a top Homeland Security official improperly intervened on behalf of friends and political associates of Reid, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and others.
Cause of Action is calling for an investigation into questionable EB-5 visa program.
Cause of Action’s letter calling for an investigation into the EB-5 visa program was mentioned on Fox News.
A government accountability group says “unanswered questions” warrant a criminal investigation into actions by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and others involved in the EB-5 visa program.
Washington Free Beacon: Watchdog Asks DOJ to Investigate Reid, McAuliffe Over Immigration Favoritism
In a letter to the Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section, Cause of Action alleges that Reid and McAuliffe used their considerable political clout to expedite consideration of visas for investors in the SLS Las Vegas Hotel and Casino and GreenTech Automotive.
Cause of Action charged Reid crossed the line between an elected official inquiring about agency actions on behalf of constituents to actively seeking to influence an adjudicative matter of determining who should be granted a U.S. visa.
Breitbart: WATCHDOG GROUP CALLS ON DOJ TO LAUNCH CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION OF HARRY REID AND TERRY MCAULIFFE FOR ‘UNLAWFUL POLITICAL ACTIVITY’
Cause of Action is calling on the Department of Justice to “immediately investigate” Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-VA), and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas “for their participation in unlawful political activity, possible coercion and fraud related to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.
The government watchdog group Cause of Action is pushing for a federal investigation into the action by Mr. Mayorkas and all others involved.
Cause of Action went public this week saying the committee had never responded to its complaint filed Dec. 16.
Washington nonprofit Cause of Action is alleging that the Senate Ethics Committee ignored a 2013 ethics complaint about Senator Harry Reid