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State of Texas v. United States of America

Categories: Headlines,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Supreme Court/courts

http://cases.justia.com/federal/district-courts/texas/txsdce/1:2014cv00254/1225586/145/2.pdf?ts=1424168145

Text of ruling by Judge Andrew Hanen of the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas issuing an injunction preventing the implementation of the Obama Administration’s plan to provide legal presence for four million undocumented immigrants.  Pages 101-123  Posted by Justia

 

State of Texas v. United States of America

Categories: Headlines,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Supreme Court/courts

http://cases.justia.com/federal/district-courts/texas/txsdce/1:2014cv00254/1225586/145/1.pdf?ts=1424168143

Text of ruling by Judge Andrew Hanen of the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas issuing an injunction preventing the implementation of the Obama Administration’s plan to provide legal presence for four million undocumented immigrants.  Pages 51-100  Posted by Justia

 

State of Texas v. United States of America

Categories: Headlines,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Supreme Court/courts

http://cases.justia.com/federal/district-courts/texas/txsdce/1:2014cv00254/1225586/145/0.pdf?ts=1424168140

Text of ruling by Judge Andrew Hanen of the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas issuing an injunction preventing the implementation of the Obama Administration’s plan to provide legal presence for four million undocumented immigrants.  First 50 pages.  Posted by Justia

 

U.S. Export Policy for Military Unmanned Aerial Systems

Categories: Defense/Military,Foreign Trade/Investment,Headlines,Homeland Security,Science/Technology

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/02/237541.htm

Describes the new export policy involving sale, transfer, and subsequent use of military drones.  The full details of the policy are classified but this document summarizes the conditions which must be met for such sales to occur and the principles for proper use of U.S.-origin military UAS.   From the State Department

 

Executive Order: Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Homeland Security,Privacy,Science/Technology,Telecommunications/Internet

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/02/13/executive-order-promoting-private-sector-cybersecurity-information-shari

Promotes the voluntary creation of private/public Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations to counter cybersecurity threats. Also calls for the government to select a nongovernmental organization to serve as the Standards Organization which will identify a set of common cybersecurity standards.  From the White House

 

Alien Removals and Returns: Overview and Trends

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

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/homesec/R43892.pdf

Examines the process of alien removals and offers statistics on removals and returns.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Intelligence Community Directive on Critical Information

Categories: Homeland Security,Laws/Regulations,Spying/Intelligence

http://www.fas.org/irp/dni/icd/icd-190.pdf

Directive about the handling of critical information which is defined as possible threats to U.S. security so significant that they require the immediate attention of the President and the National Security Council.  Such threats could be hostile acts of another nation, terrorist acts or political disruptions including cyberspace attacks.  From the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

 

National Security Strategy

Categories: Arms Control,Climate Change,Headlines,Health/Medical,Homeland Security,Terrorism,WMD

http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/2015_national_security_strategy_2.pdf

Updates the strategy document released five years ago.  Cites the leading threats as attacks on the homeland or on American citizens abroad, global economic crisis, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, infectious disease outbreaks, and climate change.  From the White House

 

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