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Immigration

Why We Must Protect Central American Mothers and Children Fleeing Violence

play_alt icon Video Until appropriate procedural safeguards can be put in place, the Obama administration should halt the raids and ensure due process for Central American refugees.

by Tom Jawetz, Philip E. Wolgin, Andrew Satter, Kulsum Ebrahim | Friday, February 5, 2016

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Race and Ethnicity

What About White Voters?

An examination of the demographic trends that are shaping our changing electorate.

by Steve Phillips | Friday, February 5, 2016

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Economy

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-February 2016 Jobs Release

bars icon Charts Labor market indicators show a healthy economy that has room to grow.

by Michael Madowitz, Danielle Corley, Shiv Rawal | Thursday, February 4, 2016

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Energy and Environment

5 Reasons Why the EPA Should Limit Methane Pollution from All Sources in the Oil and Gas Sector

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency needs to limit methane pollution from all sources in the oil and gas sector to meet the Obama administration’s climate change mitigation goals.

by Alison Cassady | Thursday, February 4, 2016

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Energy and Environment

Opposition to Atlantic Oil Drilling Mounts as Big Oil’s Case for It Falls Apart

Broad, bipartisan calls to nix Atlantic Ocean oil and gas lease sales give the Obama administration a clear path forward.

by Shiva Polefka | Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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Foreign Policy and Security

President Obama Is Right to Visit Baltimore Mosque

Anti-Muslim bigotry runs counter to American values and threatens national security.

by Ken Gude | Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Presidents Juan Manuel Santos and Barack Obama
Foreign Policy and Security

The United States and Colombia: From Security Partners to Global Partners in Peace

article icon Issue Brief Colombia’s journey from near state failure to the brink of historic peace with assistance from the United States opens the way to a stronger U.S.-Colombia partnership.

by Dan Restrepo, Frank O. Mora, Brian Fonseca, Jonathan D. Rosen | Tuesday, February 2, 2016

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Immigration

Ensuring Due Process Protections for Central American Refugees

All asylum seekers must be informed of their rights, have access to counsel, and not be rushed to deportation before making their full case for protection.

by Philip E. Wolgin | Monday, February 1, 2016

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Energy and Environment

Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Is Not Just for Importers Anymore

Have low oil prices finally pushed the world to the tipping point on fossil fuel subsidy reform?

by Pete Ogden and Ben Bovarnick | Monday, February 1, 2016

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Women

Women and Families’ Economic Security in New Hampshire

article icon Issue Brief Women have been central to New Hampshire’s economic growth, and more must be done to support women’s labor force participation.

by Sarah Jane Glynn, Brendan Duke, Danielle Corley | Friday, January 29, 2016

A cyclist and vehicles negotiate heavily flooded streets
Energy and Environment

Miami-Dade in Hot Water

book_alt2 icon Report As global temperatures rise, Miami-Dade County needs to build resilience fast if its diverse communities are to stand up to growing climate change threats.

by Cathleen Kelly, Miranda Peterson, Madeleine Boel | Friday, January 29, 2016

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Education

Implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act

book_alt2 icon Report States have an opportunity to use the new flexibility embedded in ESSA to develop stronger testing systems without the pressure of NCLB’s exclusive focus on summative tests.

by Catherine Brown, Ulrich Boser, Scott Sargrad, Max Marchitello | Friday, January 29, 2016