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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Control of Immigration: Statistics, United Kingdom 2009

Categories: Great Britain,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

Offers annual statistics on border control, asylum applications, the number of persons deported and more.  From the Home Office

Consent Agreement: In the Matter of Xe Services

Categories: Arms Control,Crime/Justice,Govt Procurement,Guns

Text of the settlement agreement between the U.S. State Department and Xe Services (formerly Blackwater) for the company’s alleged violations of the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.  Xe will pay $42 million to complete settlement of civil violations.  From the State Department

Tracking Inmates and Locating Staff with Active Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID): Early Lessons Learned in One U.S. Correctional Facility

Categories: Crime/Justice,Science/Technology

Provides information about the advantages and challenges of using RFID technology in correctional settings from facilities that have already installed such systems.  Case study based on the District of Columbia Central Dention Facility.  From the National Institute of Justice and Rand Corporation.

Federal Contracting: Opportunities Exist to Increase Competition and Assess Reasons When Only One Offer is Received

Categories: Govt Procurement

Reviews trends in noncompetitive federal contracts and those receiving only one offer when competed, exceptions to and factors affecting competition, the soundness of procurement contracting approaches, and how agencies are instituting the competition advocate role.  From the Government Accountability Office

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