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Kevin McAleenan to Join Private Sector After Resignation as DHS Acting Secretary

Kevin McAleenan, a 2019 Wash100 award recipient, is stepping down from his role as acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security after six months on the job, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. President Donald Trump said in a tweet McAleenan "wants to spend more time with his family and go to the private sector."

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John Sanders, COO of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Speaks at Potomac Club Event

A federal official responsible for border security discussed how his private sector experience prepared him to manage the increasing demands of an agency that operates under close scrutiny during the 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum hosted by the Potomac Officers Club. John Sanders, chief operating officer of …

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DHS: Over 700,000 Travelers Overstay U.S. Visas

Over 700,000 legal foreign travelers to the United States overstayed their visas and remained in the country during 2016, according to a report released by the Department of Homeland Security. “This report shows that we have a problem with visa overstays in the United States,” a senior administration official said in …

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January 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Broaches 1% Decline Amid Market Anxiety Over Immigration Order

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted its largest decline in seven weeks Monday as the general U.S. stock market also saw increased selling activity amid investor concern over the Trump administration’s immigration measure to bar entry into the U.S. from seven Middle East countries. Only three of the GovCon Index’s 30 components advanced …

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Deloitte Reports CFO Outlook on Congressional Gridlock, Policy Changes in Next Administration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2017 — A new Deloitte study has found that 73 percent of surveyed chief financial officers from commercial and government companies in North America believe there would be less congressional gridlock in the upcoming administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the CFOs also expect …

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DHS Seeks Academic Partners for Border Security Research Projects

The Department of Homeland Security is providing up to $40 million in funding for research work into tools to help improve the nation’s immigration system and resilience to coastal disasters, Homeland Security Today reported Friday. DHS will distribute the awards under a set of potential five-year, $20 million cooperative agreements …

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CGI’s Stanley Wins Deal from Consular Affairs for Visa Processing; Howard Ady Comments

Stanley Associates, now a subsidiary of CGI (NYSE: GIB), won a $9.2 million deal from the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs. According the firm, “CGI will deliver business process support services to support the processing of more than 320, 000 non-immigrant and immigrant visas at U.S. embassies …

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