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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Declined Detainer Outcome Reports

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

Weekly reports of non-federal jurisdictions that do not honor detainers issued by federal immigration authorities (so-called sanctuary cities) with information about the individual’s citizenship, detainer issued and declined dates, and criminal activity.  Temporarily suspended in mid-April 2017 “to refine reporting methodologies.”  See archived reports tab for previous reports.  From U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement


CBP Requests Proposals for Border Wall Prototypes

Categories: Govt Procurement,Homeland Security

Announcement of two Requests for Proposal to award contracts and initial task orders for the design and construction of wall prototypes to carry out the presidential executive order to construct a physical wall along the southern border of the U.S.  From the U.S. Customs and Border Protection of the Department of Homeland Security


Electricity: Federal Efforts to Enhance Grid Reliance

Categories: Energy,Homeland Security

Identifies grid resiliency efforts launched by federal agencies since 2013, the effects of these efforts, and whether they were coordinated  or duplicative.  From the Government Accountability Office


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


America’s Airports: The Threat From Within

Categories: Crime/Justice,Homeland Security,Terrorism,Transportation

Finds that inconsistencies exist in the degree of airport security across the country and that a majority of U.S. airports do not have full employee screening at secure access points.  From the Homeland Security Committee of the House of Representatives


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