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2014-02-03 08:32:33

A feasible and cost effective system used in 17 countries WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new backgrounder by the Center for Immigration Studies analyzes the potential for implementation of a biometric exit system to track the departure of foreign visitors. The playing field for considering biometric exit has changed dramatically since the Senate started debating immigration reform last year, and certainly since Congress passed the first of eight statutes requiring an...

2012-12-05 12:20:34

Report Urges Administration to Revisit Policies and Approaches as Online Threat Evolves WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released by the Bipartisan Policy Center's Homeland Security Project urges the administration to publish its Internet strategy to prevent terrorism and aims to broaden the understanding of the role the Internet plays in radicalizing homegrown and domestic terrorists. Under the leadership and direction of former 9/11 Commission Chairs...

2012-06-05 06:21:35

Massive National War Games on September 11th Raise Further Questions NEW YORK, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New evidence shows that the September 11th activities of former President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld were falsely reported by official sources. The 20-member 9/11 Consensus Panel analyzed evidence from press reports, FOIA requests, and archived 9/11 Commission file documents to produce eight new studies, released...

2011-08-31 14:01:00

ACAMS to donate proceeds from upcoming webinar to the families of 9/11 responders MIAMI, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) has announced a web seminar on September 9 dedicated to the individuals instrumental in responding to the horrific acts of September 11 entitled, 9/11, Ten Years After: A Retrospective for the Financial Services Sector. "The events of September 11 left an indelible impression on modern...

2011-08-10 10:22:00

On September 8th, the Center for National Policy with Voices of September 11th and the Rockefeller Foundation, Will Premiere Documentaries Honoring Lives Lost, Advancing American Resilience Participants Include Members of the 9/11 Commission, Senators, Congressmen, Governors, and Ambassadors from around the World WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for National Policy and the Voices of September 11th, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, will host the...

2011-07-28 10:28:00

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Authorities, Inc. is pleased to announce that Tim Roemer, the former ambassador to the Republic of India, returns to Leading Authorities for exclusive representation. He was also the commissioner of the 9/11 Commission and a former congressman (D-IN) who focused on workforce issues and strengthening national security. "We are extremely pleased that Ambassador Roemer rejoins Leading Authorities after returning from his role as ambassador to...

2011-05-19 15:09:00

Kean and Hamilton are now co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center's National Security Preparedness Group WASHINGTON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former 9/11 Commission Chair and Vice Chair Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton, now co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center's National Security Preparedness Group (NSPG), released the following joint statement today regarding the Department of Homeland Security's allocation of FY 2011 homeland security preparedness grants: "Particularly...

2010-10-11 10:31:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Winston & Strawn LLP announced today that Senior Chairman Gov. James R. Thompson, Jr. is to receive The American Lawyer magazine's 2010 "Lifetime Achievement" award on October 27 during the leading legal publisher's annual "A-List Awards" dinner in New York. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070820/AQM151LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070820/AQM151LOGO) The coveted annual award is reserved for lawyers who have demonstrated...

2010-02-19 15:50:00

Panel discussion will feature Senators Carper and Voinovich, Congressman Blumenauer, and Former Senator Gorton WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) announced today that it will host a panel discussion, "Difficult Choices: Transportation Spending in An Age of Fiscal Crisis," with leading transportation stakeholders and experts. The discussion will focus on how to make wise transportation investments given the current fiscal condition of the...

2010-01-20 13:30:00

Remarks highlight that "there is still work to be done" to protect the homeland WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former 9/11 Commission Chairman and Vice Chairman Tom Kean and Lee Hamilton today testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. In their testimony, Governor Kean and Congressman Hamilton, now co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) National Security Preparedness Group, discussed the attempted terrorist attack on Christmas...