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Episode 42: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast May 22, 2019

This week “merit-based” immigration, cooperation between local law enforcement and immigration authorities, and U.S. citizenship questions for the new British royal baby.

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Immigration Law and Criminal Gangs: Congress and the White House Weigh In

Hunter Hallman / Blog November 9, 2017

Congress and the White House have both weighed in on the role of criminal gangs in the immigration debate, a signal that the issue will not be going away anytime soon.

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BPC Task Force Co-Chairs Welcome White House Attention to Military Spouse Issues

Economy / Press Release August 8, 2017

Statement by BPC Task Force on Defense Personnel co-chairs Kathy Roth-Douquet and former Sen. Jim Talent on White House attention to issues facing military spouses.

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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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Infrastructure Must-Reads, February 24

Infrastructure / Blog February 24, 2016

The staff of BPC’s Executive Council on Infrastructure share some recent publications, speeches, and testimony relevant to infrastructure policy and finance.

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Health and Housing Must-Reads, January 14

Housing / Blog January 14, 2016

BPC’s Senior Health and Housing Task Force is sharing recent publications, speeches, and testimony we consider relevant to our work.

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Proposed Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog December 8, 2015

While new efforts could significantly improve the existing screening process, there will be challenges in implementing these requirements.

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UAC and Family Apprehensions: Fiscal Year Ends in Surge

Lazaro Zamora / Blog November 9, 2015

While the total number of apprehensions are below last year’s total, statistics have shown an increase in the number of monthly apprehensions since June.

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BPC to Preview the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

National Security / Press Release February 12, 2015

On Tuesday, February 17, BPC is hosting a preview of the White House’s Summit on Countering Violent Extremism.

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Countering Violent Extremism: Reflections on the White House Summit

National Security / February 20, 2015 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

The recent spate of terrorist attacks make clear that the ideology that spawned the 9/11 attacks continues to incite violence today.

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