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Coordination, Collaboration, Capacity: Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States 2013-2017

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration

The 5 year federal plan for aiding victims of human trafficking.  From the Department of Justice and other federal agencies


The “1033 Program,” Department of Defense Support to Law Enforcement

Categories: Congress,Crime/Justice,Defense/Military,Drug Trafficking,Homeland Security,Terrorism

Describes the background of the 1033 Program, by which the Department of Defense transferred surplus equipment to local law enforcement agencies for counter-drug and counter-terrorism activities, and congressional reporting requirements. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


Oversight of Unaccompanied Alien Children

Categories: Children,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration

One of a series of reports on the conditions of detention for alien children trying to enter the U.S. The report about observations from unannounced visits finds conditions improving.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security


Understanding Law Enforcement Intelligence Processes

Categories: Homeland Security,Terrorism

Examines the perception of threats from extremist groups by state, local, and tribal law enforcement authorities, how those perceptions have been changing, and the degree of information sharing that goes on among the groups.  Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security


Nonimmigrant Admissions to the United States: 2013

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

Provides information on the number of nonimmigrant admissions, the process they go through, why they came, and where they came from.  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security


National Preparedness Report 2014

Categories: Homeland Security,Terrorism,Weather/Disasters

Identifies seven key findings including a new approach to recovery following major events such as Hurricane Sandy.  From the Federal Emergency Management Agency


Department of Defense Strategy for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction

Categories: Defense/Military,Headlines,Homeland Security,WMD

Seeks to ensure that the U.S. and its allies are neither attacked nor coerced by actors with WMD.  The strategy also establishes countering objectives, defines an approach for achieving them, and identifies essential activities.  From the Department of Defense


Asylum Policies for Unaccompanied Children Compared with Expedited Removal Policies for Unauthorized Adults: In Brief

Categories: Children,Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration

Focuses on how unaccompanied alien children are treated by U.S. authorities in comparison to unauthorized adults and families with children in the specific contexts of asylum and expedited removal.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


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