The Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Energy Project held a series of four moderated discussions over the course of 2013 and 2014. The discussions focused on recent and emerging trends in global oil and natural gas production, and on how they impact energy markets, energy diplomacy, and economic growth.
Access to federal health care data plays a critical role in supporting new delivery system and payment models that deliver better outcomes. It also serves the needs of consumers who want more information to support decision-making, and health care leaders who are taking important steps to improve the population’s health.
Mounting fiscal challenges have forced policymakers to confront difficult budgetary choices. One of the most important concerns is spending on our national security: whether to cut the defense budget and, if so, by how much.
The rapid increase in the number of children apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border this year has generated a great deal of attention and controversy. In particular, attention has been focused on children that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) classifies as “unaccompanied alien children” (UAC).
In October 2013, the Bipartisan Policy Center examined the macroeconomic impacts of immigration reform in a major report, Immigration Reform: Implications for Growth, Budgets and Housing. The stu
Under current immigration law, there is no single path or “line” for U.S. citizenship. Instead, there are several immigrant channels that foreign nationals living abroad or in the country on a temporary visa can navigate toward permanent residence and eventual eligibility for citizenship. Before any person has the opportunity to become a U.S.
The number of legal immigrants who have gone through the naturalization process and become U.S. citizens has increased every year since the 1990s and currently stands at its highest point ever. The high number of naturalized citizens reflects a significant increase in the foreign-born population in the last 30 years.