State Department Moving Forward

State Department Moving Forward

On Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, former CEO with ExxonMobil, Rex Tillerson, won approvalĀ from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to become the next Secretary of State, signaling that the State Department is moving forward with a new leader. The committee’s vote resulted in an 11-10 vote reflecting a split down party lines. Tillerson is an interesting […]

US CBP Agents Implement New Question in ESTA Program

US CBP Agents Implement New Question in ESTA Program

On Dec. 20, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents implemented a new question in its Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) system. The query asks travelers for their social media profiles. The new portion of ESTA, specifically Form I-94W, was published in the Federal Register in June of 2016 and has received criticism […]

Israeli Government Responds to UN Resolution [Video]

Israeli Government Responds to UN Resolution [Video]

On Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, the Israeli government addressed Resolution 2334 passed by the United Nation Security Council (UNSC). The response came in the form of an announcement to move forward with plans to begin the construction of 600 housing units in eastern Jerusalem. After the UNSCĀ passed the resolution, the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin […]