Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Maricopa County Added Over 222 People Per Day in 2016, More Than Any Other County

Categories: Births/Deaths,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

Annual press release of population information which shows the Top Ten fastest growing counties by numeric and percent changes.  Also shows the Top Ten declining counties, the Top 25 fastest-growing metro areas, and the causes (births, deaths, internal migration, international migration) for the changes. Includes links to detailed statistical data.  From the Census Bureau


Executive Order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States

Categories: Arab,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Presidency,Terrorism

Revised version of the executive order that seeks to restrict entry into the U.S. of individuals from six Middle Eastern countries.  The latest version excludes Iraq from the ban as well as green card holders, dual nationals, and people granted asylum or refugee status.  Also reduces total number of refugees allowed to enter country annually.  From the White House


Mid-Year Trends 2016

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Statistics,United Nations

Records a total of 16.5 million refugees by mid-2016, with more than half of all new refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria.  From the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees


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


State of Washington and State of Minnesota v. Trump

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Immigration/Migration,Laws/Regulations,Presidency,Supreme Court/courts

Special site created with links to daily developments in the judicial case involving the declared travel ban on immigrants from seven nations imposed by President Trump.  From the U.S. Court for the Ninth Circuit


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