The U.S. has relied on reactive border enforcement measures that do not address the driving factors nor strengthen the U.S. immigration system’s capacity.
More than 40,000 grantees received $750 billion in grants from the federal government in fiscal year 2018, the consequences of poor grant management are potentially significant.
A more robust amendment process where rank-and-file members can contribute to legislation is needed.
Where will the next migrant flow to the United States likely come from? Both Venezuela and Nicaragua have generated significant emigration to other countries.
The actions taken on the first day of the 116th Congress by the new House of Representatives should improve governance even during this period of high polarization.
Congress took another step toward improving the availability of evidence for important policy decisions by passing the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018.
In 2012 alone, more than 21,000 infants were born with NAS. Further exacerbating the problem are the number of pregnant women—one in five—who are prescribed and fill a prescription for opioids.