The EB-5 Visa Program Allows Thousands of Wealthy Foreigners to Buy Citizenship Each Year

Each year, the government grants green cards to 10,000 rich investors, the vast majority of whom are Chinese. Is this program creating enough jobs to warrant its continuation?

Read moreSeptember 21, 2015Leave a comment Fernando Takashi/

House Committee Mandates New DHS Cyber Strategy


The legislation comes two weeks after a watchdog report on the lack of coordination in the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity efforts.

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California Lawmaker Wants New ‘Cyber Hygiene’ Standards from NIST, FTC


The act would require the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Homeland Security to develop a list of voluntary best practices to shore up cybersecurity in government and outside.

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After more than two years at the White House, Ari Schwartz has left his post.

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Former Intelligence Director: Law Enforcement Must 'Adapt' to Encryption

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