BPC’s Director of the Democracy Project John Fortier sat down with former Secretary of Homeland Security and Co-Chair of BPC’s Immigration Task Force Michael Chertoff to discuss security concerns around the call for voter-registration data from the Trump administration’s Presidential Advisory Commission…
As former governors, we welcome President Donald Trump’s attention to the critical issue of the opioid epidemic and the commission’s work to address the tragic increase in opioid overdose deaths. We offer the following suggestions to the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis to consider.
The H-1B visa is frequently referred to in the media as a “tech visa”, as in this New York Times piece on how the “Hire American” executive order would affect the program. While a large share of H-1B visas are, in fact, awarded to workers in computer-related occupations, this paints an incomplete portrait of who is using the program.
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.
On June 20, 2017, the American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC) hosted an event on Capitol Hill to release their latest report, “The Power of Innovation: Inventing the Future.”
BPC has long warned about the corrosive impact of the sequester process on military readiness and operation and maintenance.