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Trump Could Change The Entire Immigration Debate, But Probably Won't

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.30.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Republicans have now, by my count, missed two rather large opportunities to improve their general standing with Latino voters. Donald Trump's speech Wednesday (unless it is further postponed or even cancelled outright, of course) might just become the third big missed opportunity.

How to Kill the Backlog -- Forever!

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 10.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline L. Arnold

Your problem isn't finding time to clear your backlog, your problem is building behaviors to manage your pipeline. When you focus on a backlog, you're working the symptom instead of targeting the cause, looking backward instead of forward.

Border Backlog Crisis

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In all the fulminating going on about the children in the current border "crisis," there is one problem I have yet to hear addressed, by either side in the debate. Mostly, I suspect, because it would cost a lot of money to fix.

Bearing Witness: Shinseki Does Right for Vets

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Sometimes people in Washington do a really good job, but take a lot of crap unfairly. Sometimes it takes a "nerd-in-residence" to start to set the record straight.

Why We Should Applaud ICE's Immigration Initiative

Philip Wolgin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip Wolgin

Fixing immigration court waiting times helps not only to make the system run more smoothly, but also to lay the groundwork for much needed comprehensive change.

Casey's Story: War Was Half the Battle

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

Stories like Casey's could fill a stack of books at your local library. She is just one of the nearly 425,000 members of the nation's least envious club: injured veterans waiting for their disability benefits.

The Rapist In The Freezer

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

A majority of the 400,000 untested, backlogged rape kits are orphaned tests. They've remained on ice, depriving detectives of the most important clue.