immigration reform

  • FERS: Saved by the bell … again

    This time one year ago lobbyists who represent feds and retirees were quietly hoping that Congress would tear off only a couple of chunks from the embattled Federal Employees Retirement System. Then a funny thing happened on the way: Nothing.

  • Border Technology and Immigration Reform

    Immigration Reform is not a new topic but, is expected to become one of the top priorities when President-elect Donald Trump takes office in 2017. While all of the aspects of this new focus on…

  • Contracting under a Trump administration

    Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, Lohfeld Consulting’s Lisa Pafe and Washington Technology’s Nick Wakeman join host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of what contractors are facing during the transition to a new administration. November 21, 2016

  • Corruption in Mexico, Boko Haram and more

    Stratfor’s Scott Stewart and Mark Schroeder join host Derrick Dortch to discuss the prison escape of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, immigration reform, the Boko Haram terrorist group and the reluctance of some African counties to stay as members of the International Criminal Court. July 31, 2015

  • Some in House reject GOP warning against shutdown

    CHARLES BABINGTON Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republicans say two things are clear: Last year’s government shutdown hurt the party. And Republicans must not let the president’s pending immigration action bait them into a…

  • Bob Cusack, The Hill Newspaper

    Democratic and Republican members of Congress are at loggerheads over immigration reform. Meanwhile agencies who carry out immigration policy wonder what will happen. Leaders cannot agree on issues such as border security, work visas, and other issues. If the House fails to pass some type of reform by the end of July, some Democratic senators say President Obama will act on his own. Bob Cusack is the managing editor of The Hill newspaper. He joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss exactly what laws are up for reforming.

  • Airline emissions and border surge

    On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss the environmental impact of airlines emissions, and how the so-called “border surge” amendment will boost border security spending. August 15, 2013

  • Drugs, the department of justice and immigration

    On this week’s Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss health care fraud, sequestration, and immigration reform. March 7, 2013

  • Oversight insight: Senate Judiciary Committee examines CIS

    Your agency’s oversight by Congress can cause heartburn for the leadership of the organization.

  • Arizona immigration law creating controversy in Congress

    David Silverberg, editor of Homeland Security Today, explains why.