Publications

May. 6, 2014
Report

The state of America’s entry-exit capability is a core issue in the ongoing immigration debate. This analysis shows that exit records, and particularly biometric exit records, offer mixed value for enforcement objectives.

Discussions about preventing unauthorized immigration often focus on the U.S. border with Mexico—and more specifically, securing the areas between legal ports of entry (POE). Equally relevant to border security are the POEs themselves, where legal entry of people and goods occurs under the direction of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)—the agency charged with securing America’s borders. Between the POEs, CBP’s Border Patrol officers mostly focus on preventing illegal entries and illicit trade. At the ports themselves, however, CBP must balance its prevention and security efforts with another imperative: to facilitate the efficient flow of commerce and travel.

Apr. 10, 2014
Report

The United States needs a financial regulatory system that is both effective and efficient, and one that will not be a significant contributor to the next crisis

Apr. 7, 2014
Report

An estimated 12 million Americans are currently in need of long-term services and supports (LTSS)—defined as institutional or home-based assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, or medication management—including both seniors and persons under age 65 living with physical or cognitive limitations.

Apr. 3, 2014
Report

Turkey's government has undertaken a legislative campaign to vastly increase the state’s power and insulate it from accountability

Apr. 3, 2014
Report

American policymakers should squarely face the challenges confronting Turkey, as well as their implications for greater U.S.-Turkish cooperation

Apr. 2, 2014
Letters and Testimony

"The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) strongly supports S.Res. 403, condemning the Government of Turkey’s recent blocking access to social media and thereby restricting free expression and Internet freedom. The strong and historic alliance between Turkey and the United States is grounded in a shared commitment to fundamental liberties.

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