Thursday, November 21, 2019

Guest Blogger Series: Cristina Caballero “Dialogue on Diversity privacy programs, specifically Data Privacy Colloquium”

Myself, along with a circle of women professionals, entrepreneurs, and state legislators, and partnering with other women of diverse culture and ethnicity, founded the Dialogue in 1990 in the setting of a series of exchange visits by American and Russian women.  Dialogue on Diversity, born out of this notably diverse enterpr ise of a score […]

Latinos Still Underrepresented In Federal Employment System

A report released by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), this week found some gains in the number of minorities being hired to federal positions. The report, “Annual Report on the Federal Work Force Part II: Work Force Statistics, Fiscal Year (FY) 2010,” took into account employment numbers at 64 federal agencies. When it came […]

Texas Law Enforcement Officers say Immigration is Federal Responsibility

On Thursday, police chiefs and sheriffs set out for the Texas capitol to condemn recent proposals that would require them to enforce immigration laws at the local level.  They worry this would seriously get in the way of carrying out and maintaining public safety in local communities.  As reported in the Houston Chronicle, the officers […]

Program Meant to Focus on Serious Offenders Expanding Scope and Priorities

  A new report from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), a nonpartisan think tank, examines how jurisdictions are using the 287(g) program.  The program authorizes the Federal government to enter agreements with state and local law enforcement to act as immigration law enforcement officers.  The purpose of 287(g) is to concentrate on removing immigrants who […]