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Building the Border Wall: An Update

On January 25th, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on "Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements," marking the first step in building a full-length border wall along the United States’ southern border. The order spurred the U.S. government into action, but the wall’s speedy and complete construction is by no means a done deal.


Omnibus Bill Creates One Billion Dollar Fund for Victims of Terrorism (and allows up to $250 million to go to their attorneys)

Buried at the end of the Consolidated Appropriations Act signed by President Obama on December 18 is a long and complex provision that creates a new “United States Victims of State Sponsors of Terrorism Fund.” According to articles in the New York Times and

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