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Proposed Rule on Immigration Inadmissibility Uses Faulty Economic Analysis

DHS is proposing a costly new rule, “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds,” that relies on questionable economic analysis.

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Revitalization, Reorganization or Realignment at S&T – Whatever It’s Called, It Needs Further Review

Dubbed the S&T “Revitalization,” changes announced by S&T Under Secretary nominee Bill Bryan are intended to “operationalize” S&T’s research and development mission. But the plan may need further review.

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Improving Processing Times at US Citizenship and Immigration Services

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has a problem with processing times for applications. They're too long.

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Big Jump in Public Complaints to TSA Over Processing Times

TSA has seen a substantial increase in complaints since September 2017. The data proves it.

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The Cost of Waiting – Economic Consequences from Wait Times at US Border

Wait times at U.S. borders are a disincentive for entering the country, which has far-reaching economic impacts.

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Bill Bryan Tapped to Lead DHS S&T – It Is About Time

The White House announced its intention to nominate Bill Bryan for Under Secretary of Science and Technology at DHS.

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Trends in Latest TSA Customer Service Data Show Successes, Challenges

TSA collects a variety of customer service data, which reveal important trends in complaints and compliments that impact aviation and homeland security.

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TSA Complaint Data Reveals Airport Screening Trends

TSA is required to make its customer service information available to the public, and the data shows areas for improvement and emerging trends in aviation passenger and cargo screening.

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TSA is Changing the Math on PreCheck…for the Worse

TSA is no longer measuring PreCheck adoption as a percentage of all travelers but rather as a percentage of a subset called "frequent travelers." This is a worrisome shift.

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Who Should Be the Next Deputies at DHS and TSA?

With the departures of DHS Deputy Secretary Elaine Duke and TSA Deputy Administrator Huban Gowadia, nominees are needed quickly who can bring the right skillsets and capture bipartisan congressional support for confirmation. This is no small order.

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