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Kean, Hamilton: House Homeland Security Bill Step in Much Needed Reform

National Security / Press Release July 25, 2017

The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed H.R. 2825, the Department of Homeland Security Reauthorization Act of 2017. This marks the first time since the Homeland Security Act of 2002 that either chamber of Congress has passed an authorization bill for the Department of Homeland Security.

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A Snapshot of Immigration at the Border

Immigration / Blog June 29, 2017

Southwest border apprehension data for fiscal year 2017 thus far, comprising October 2016 through May 2017, shows that total apprehensions are near the record highs of the same time period in previous fiscal years, as are apprehensions of unaccompanied children (UAC) and family units.

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Immigration in Trump’s FY2018 Budget

Lazaro Zamora / Blog May 25, 2017

The FY2018 budget proposes billions in funding increases for border and immigration enforcement, including funds to construct new miles of wall.

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DHS Overstay Report Shows Students Overstay More Than Visitors

Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog May 24, 2017

DHS report shows that foreign temporary entrants follow the law and leave on time almost 99 percent of the time.

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Immigration in the Omnibus

Lazaro Zamora / Blog May 10, 2017

Comparison of the major immigration-related budget provisions in the President’s request for FY2017 and what Congress provided in the omnibus appropriations bill.

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New Developments Bring Biometric Entry-Exit System Closer to Reality

Hunter Hallman / Blog May 3, 2017

DHS’s plan to roll out further testing of biometric exit data and commitment to better tracking of overstays are vital steps toward results desperately needed at our ports of entry.

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Congress Pushes Stronger Border Security Metrics

Lazaro Zamora / Blog April 28, 2017

The government has generally failed to publish consistent outcome metrics to better inform this discussion.

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Trump’s First 100 Days

Hunter Hallman / Blog April 28, 2017

The first 100 days on immigration have been marked by a flurry of high-profile actions from the Trump administration intended to make good on those promises.

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Trump, Congress Set Sights on H-1B Visa Reforms

Lazaro Zamora / Blog April 19, 2017

President Donald Trump recently signed a new executive order (EO), “Buy American and Hire American,” that proposes changes to the H-1B Specialty Occupations temporary worker program.

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An immigration policy worth ending

Immigration / News February 12, 2017

President Trump says he wants to tighten those aspects of our nation’s immigration laws that reward low-priority entrants or pose threats to national security.

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