Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

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


Guidance on Presidential Records

Categories: Govt Information,Laws/Regulations,Presidency

Provides background information on the Presidential Records Act, and how the Archives assists the presidential staff in managing its records.  Issued at the start of presidential administrations since 2000.  From the National Archives and Records Administration


Public Interest Groups: Agencies Must Notify Public Before Stripping Online Government Data

Categories: Govt Information,Laws/Regulations

Describes letter sent by public interest groups to Office of Management and Budget officials reminding them that federal regulations require that agencies notify the public before removing public information from government agency websites.  Also contains link to text of letter.




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