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Christine Ostrosky


Congressional Caucuses Demand Transparency from ICE

July 17, 2017

The leaders of several Congressional caucuses delivered a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement on July 11 demanding data on the nation’s detention centers.

Proposed DHS Budget Priorities Leave Accountability Behind

June 21, 2017

The proposed DHS budget emphasizes southern border control at the cost of security for the rest of the nation.

Limits Placed on Congressional Oversight

June 16, 2017

A new memo released by the executive branch’s Office of Legal Counsel attempts to establish a more restrictive policy regarding federal agencies responses to Congressional oversight inquiries. POGO, Members of Congress, and others are strongly criticizing this executive overreach.