Washington Examiner: Reid retirement follows call for probe of his role in visas-for-cash mess

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.

Fox News: Misuse of power in the Department of Homeland Security?

Cause of Action is calling for an investigation into questionable EB-5 visa program.

Watch: Cause of Action’s letter to DOJ on Fox News

Cause of Action’s letter calling for an investigation into the EB-5 visa program was mentioned on Fox News.

Watchdog.org: Criminal investigation sought in McAuliffe-Mayorkas dealings

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.

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Will Congress have to tighten investor visa program?

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.


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.

Washington Times: Scandals force Hillary Clinton to delay 2016 bid announcement

The government watchdog group Cause of Action is pushing for a federal investigation into the action by Mr. Mayorkas and all others involved.

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Ethics panel ‘never received’ complaint against Reid

Cause of Action went public this week saying the committee had never responded to its complaint filed Dec. 16.

Politico: Conservative group: Ethics panel ignored Reid complaint

Washington nonprofit Cause of Action is alleging that the Senate Ethics Committee ignored a 2013 ethics complaint about Senator Harry Reid