Tag Archives: DHS

DHS Proposes Changes to the Freedom of Information Act, by Elisabeth Ulmer

by Guest Blogger — Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015

On July 29, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) proposed a rule to amend its regulations under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”). The DHS states that it would like “to update and streamline the language of several procedural provisions, and to incorporate changes brought about by the amendments to the FOIA under the […]

Policy, Politics, and Administrative Law: The Obama Administration’s Deferred Action Program

by Connor N. Raso — Monday, Apr. 20, 2015

The Obama administration’s deferred action program for eligible undocumented immigrants has thrust an obscure issue into the spotlight: when must federal agencies allow the public to comment on their policy initiatives? In February, a federal judge issued a temporary injunction against the program largely on the grounds that the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision […]

Agency Best Practices: DHS Regulatory Affairs Practice Group Roundtable

by Chris Walker — Monday, Oct. 20, 2014@chris_j_walker

Last Thursday I had the privilege of presenting my empirical study on agency statutory interpretation to roughly fifty agency officials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as part of DHS’s Regulatory Affairs Practice Group Roundtable (“DHS Roundtable”), which is sponsored by the DHS Office of General Counsel.  It was a terrific group, and I enjoyed […]