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BPC Announces Focus on Management Excellence in Government

Matthew Weil / Blog December 21, 2016

BPC is launching its Management Excellence Tracker in early January 2017 to follow the progress in filling key Senate-confirmable management positions.

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Immigration Executive Action by the Numbers

Matt Graham / Blog November 25, 2014

President Obama’s announced a series of executive actions on immigration that could affect millions of individuals.

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Whom Does the Public Trust on Immigration? No One.

Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog September 16, 2014

An article in POLITICO yesterday about its recent battleground polling is headlined “Poll: GOP has edge on immigration in midterms.” However, there is much more to the story than the headline. The poll showed deep ambivalence toward all parties on the issue of immigration.

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Has the Unauthorized Immigrant Population Leveled Off?

Matt Graham / Blog April 24, 2014

Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released an updated estimate of the unauthorized immigrant population. As of January 1, 2012, DHS estimated that 11.4 million unauthorized immigrants were in the country. By comparison, the Pew Research Center’s commonly-cited estimates suggest that about 11.7 million unauthorized immigrants were in the country as of March 2012.

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Twitter’s Growing Partisan Community

Blog / Blog February 24, 2014

There is a burgeoning hub for polarizing partisan politics. And no, this isn’t a reference to House of Cards. Our divided politics extends beyond the Beltway (both real and fictional) and into the very networks we use to gather and…

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Entry-Exit Visa Tracking

Matt Graham / Research July 26, 2013

Pew Research Center estimated that in 2006, 40 to 50 percent of unauthorized immigrants currently residing in the U.S. had entered the country legally but overstayed their visa.

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