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July 1, 2016 Population Estimates for Virginia and its Counties and Cities

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://demographics.coopercenter.org/files/2017/02/PopEstimates_July2016_UVACooperCenter.pdf

Released on January 30, 2017.  Shows the population estimates for counties, independent cities, and metro areas in Virginia with 2010 count, 2016 estimate,  and numeric and percent change.  From the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia

 

Virginia’s Population Growth Slow, but Still Ahead of National Rate

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://demographics.coopercenter.org/files/2017/01/PopEstimates_July2016_PressRelease_Final_forweb.pdf

Press release with overview of patterns discernible in the population estimates released for Virginia cities and counties.  From the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia

 

Guidance Regarding Gender Identity and Sex-Segregated Facilities

Categories: Education,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Sex Issues

https://www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/941551/download

Text of the guidance letter which rescinds the Obama administration interpretation of the prohibition of discrimination on the basis of sex in regard to sex-segregated facilities and gender identity.  From the Justice Department

 

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Issues Statement on New Title IX Guidance

Categories: Education,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Sex Issues

https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-secretary-education-betsy-devos-issues-statement-new-title-ix-guidance

Cover letter which announces that the Department of Education is rescinding the guidance relating to gender identity and the use of locker rooms and restrooms in schools, which was announced by the Obama administration in 2016.   From the Education Department

 

Q and A DHS Implementation of the Executive Order on Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

Categories: Headlines,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations

https://www.dhs.gov/news/2017/02/21/qa-dhs-implementation-executive-order-enhancing-public-safety-interior-united-states

22 questions and answers about enforcement of immigration laws within the U.S. under the new administration.  From the Department of Homeland Security

 

Q and A: DHS Implementation of the Executive Order on Border Security and Immigration Enforcement

Categories: Headlines,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations

https://www.dhs.gov/news/2017/02/21/qa-dhs-implementation-executive-order-border-security-and-immigration-enforcement

30 questions and answers about strengthening border security under the new administration including the southern border wall.  From the Department of Homeland Security

 

Enforcement of the Immigration Laws to Serve the National Interest

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Uncategorized

https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/17_0220_S1_Enforcement-of-the-Immigration-Laws-to-Serve-the-National-Interest.pdf

Outlines actions and priorities  to be taken by immigration authorities to enforce the immigration laws of the U.S. including the creation of a Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement office.  From the Department of Homeland Security

 

Implementing the President’s Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvement Policies

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations

https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/17_0220_S1_Implementing-the-Presidents-Border-Security-Immigration-Enforcement-Improvement-Policies.pdf

Implements new policies designed to stem illegal immigration according to the Executive Order issued by the president on January 25, 2017.  From the Department of Homeland Security

 

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