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Guidance Regarding Gender Identity and Sex-Segregated Facilities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Trends in Enrollment, Offers, Eligibility and Take-Up for Employer-Sponsored Insurance: Private Sector, by State Medicaid Expansion Status, 2008-2015

Categories: Health Insurance,Labor/Employment,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

Compares trends in Employer-Sponsored Insurance across states that expanded Medicaid and states that did not.  Overall the percentage of private sector employees enrolled in an employer-sponsored health insurance plan declined from 2008 to 2015.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Housing Vacancies and Home Ownership, Annual Statistics: 2016

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Statistics

Covers home ownership rates, vacancy rates, and characteristics of units available for occupancy in the U.S., regions, states, and the 75 largest metropolitan areas.  From the Census Bureau



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