Category: Homeland Security News

Biological readinessPandemic Shows Need for Biological Readiness By Andy Weber Published 29 January 2021 President Joe Biden’s inauguration comes during the worst stage of the deadliest biological event of our lifetimes. As bad as this pandemic is, imagine if instead it were caused by the deliberate release of a sophisticated biological weapon. About 2 percent

ImmigrationUndocumented Immigrants Far Less Likely to Commit Crimes in U.S. Than Citizens By Chris Barncard Published 27 January 2021 Crime rates among undocumented immigrants are just a fraction of those of their U.S.-born neighbors, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis of Texas arrest and conviction records. Compared to undocumented immigrants, U.S. citizens were twice as likely

ImmigrationStudy: Rethink Immigration Policy for STEM Doctorates By James Dean Published 27 January 2021 A streamlined process for awarding green cards to international STEM doctoral students graduating from U.S. universities could benefit American innovation and competitiveness, including leveling the field for startups eager to attract such highly skilled workers, according to a new study. A streamlined

CybersecurityAdvancing Applied Research in Cybersecurity Published 27 January 2021 The Forge Institute, along with the University of Arkansas Fayetteville (UA-Fayetteville) and University of Arkansas Little Rock (UA-Little Rock), jointly announced a partnership to advance applied research in areas that support our national defense, including cybersecurity. The Forge Institute, along with the University of Arkansas Fayetteville (UA-Fayetteville)