Senate Intern Arrested

December 12, 2012 - 3:34 PM
FILE In this Oct. 6, 2011 file photo, Senate Banking Committee member, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. listens to testimony by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Menendez employed as an unpaid intern in his Senate office an illegal immigrant and registered sex offender who has now been arrested by immigration authorities, The Associated Press has learned. The Homeland Security Department instructed federal agents to wait weeks and not to arrest him until after Election Day, a U.S. official involved in the case told the AP. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)