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Trump Announces Minimum Security Requirements for US Visa, Immigration Vetting Procedures

President Donald Trump has announced the creation of minimum baseline requirements for immigration and visa screening processes for foreigners who seek to enter the U.S. as part of efforts to protect U.S. citizens’ safety amid the prevalence of terrorist attacks and transnational crime. The Department of Homeland Security developed the …

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NIST Nominee Walter Copan Cites Cybersecurity, Govt-Industry Partnerships as Top Priorities

Walter Copan, nominee for the National Institute of Standards and Technology director post, has said he intends to prioritize the implementation of NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework that seeks to help federal agencies and industry protect their networks from cyber threats, the Science Magazine reported Monday. “I think we all see cybersecurity as …

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Congress OKs $15B Emergency Funding Package, 3-Month Debt Limit Extension

Congress has passed a spending bill that would provide $15.25 billion in emergency funds to aid communities affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The emergency assistance package contains $7.4 billion each for the Federal Emergency Management‘s Disaster Relief Fund and the Department of Housing and Urban Development‘s Community Development Block Grants program as well as …

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Paul Trombino to Be Nominated for FHWA Leadership Post

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Paul Trombino III, president of civil engineering company McClure Engineering, as administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, the White House announced Friday. Trombino previously spent more than five years as director of the Iowa Department of Transportation and led state-wide efforts to plan, design, construct and …

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Donald Trump to Nominate OMB Adviser Margaret Weichert as Deputy Director for Management

President Donald Trump has nominated Margaret Weichert, a senior adviser at the Office of Management and Budget, to serve as deputy director for management at the agency, the White House posted Saturday. Weichert has 25 years of professional business experience, including her work at Market Platform Dynamics, Bank of America and Andersen Consulting, where …

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