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Homeland Security

A Summary of ICE’s Reversal and Re-reversal on Online Class Policy for International Students

The Department of Homeland Security announced a policy that would force international students to leave the country or transfer if their universities went fully online. A week later, the rule was rescinded. What happened?

Homeland Security

Call for Papers: Homeland Security Project at the Belfer Center

Homeland security issues have emerged as among the most critical facing our country. Massive hurricanes devastated large swaths of the United States in 2017, the recovery from which is not over. Hostile governments and criminal groups have targeted American cyber and critical infrastructure, including U.S. elections. Ebola and Zika originated abroad but emerged at America’s shores. Central American asylum seekers have overwhelmed U.S. border authorities, while Washington has been paralyzed over disputes about how to respond.

Cybersecurity and Deterrence

The State of FirstNet, America’s Public Safety Broadband Network

On April 1, AT&T announced that the Navy and the Marine Corps had signed up to the FirstNet public safety broadband network, which prioritizes public safety communications over other types of traffic. A policy directive from the secretary of the Navy provides guidance on how the Navy and the Marine Corps should procure and deploy FirstNet devices and services.

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