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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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Trump Speech in Riyadh Suggests Similar Approach to His Predecessors

Blaise Misztal / Blog May 22, 2017

Although Trump laid out his administration’s major strategic objectives in the Middle East the speech provoked many questions about how it will pursue those goals.

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Why Using Rigorous Evidence in Policymaking Matters

Economy / Press Release May 8, 2017

The Bipartisan Policy Center in a new report, Congress and Evidence-Based Policymaking, explains what evidence-based policymaking is and why it matters.

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Congress and Evidence-Based Policymaking

Economy / Research May 8, 2017

Evidence-based policymaking uses findings from rigorous research and program evaluations to guide decisions about public policy and funding. The Congressional Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking appointed by President Obama and the bipartisan leadership of Congress is scheduled to report its recommendations by September of 2017.

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Trump Administration Lags in Filling Cabinet Agency Management Positions

Governance / Press Release May 5, 2017

The Trump administration lags behind its recent predecessors in making nominations for key government management positions.

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Has Defense Spending Turned the Corner?

Steve Bell, Timothy Shaw, Jack Rametta / Blog May 5, 2017

The final version of the FY2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill could be a sign that defense spending may have turned a corner after almost a decade of stagnant appropriations.

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Management Excellence Tracker

Governance / Page May 3, 2017

There have been too many management failures in the executive branch in recent years, including the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and the Veteran’s Affairs medical system delays.

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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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Continuing Resolution Will Have Negative Impact on Government Operations

Steve Bell / Blog April 6, 2017

Failure to approve a full-year Department of Defense appropriations bill for FY2017, will allow foreign adversaries to eclipse much of America’s air, naval and ground superiority.

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