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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Presidential Policy Directive on National Preparedness

Categories: Health/Medical,Homeland Security,Telecommunications/Internet,Terrorism,Weather/Disasters

http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/ppd/ppd-8.pdf

Aims to strengthen the security of the United States through systematic preparation for the threats that pose the greatest risk, including acts of terrorism, cyber attacks, pandemics, and catastrophic natural disasters.  From the White House, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

U.S. Naturalizations: 2010

Categories: China,Immigration/Migration,India,Mexico,Statistics,Vietnam

http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/statistics/publications/natz_fr_2010.pdf

Reports that 619,913 people were naturalized as new citizens of the U.S. during 2010.  Also reports on leading countries of birth (Mexico, India, Philippines, China, and Vietnam) and leading states of residence (California, New York, and Florida).  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security