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Department of Homeland Security

Reduce/ Eliminate the National Debt - Not so Common Sense

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My idea is for the "powers that be" to develop the ability for any monies left in the budget at the end of the year to be applied directly to the National Debt. Meaning that a local office can press a button and the monies go directly to the National Debt, they are not funneled back to parent agencies where the monies will be spent so they don't loose out the following year. Additionally I would like to add that being... more »

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Re-align the current CBP, ICE and TSA

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First, the United States Border Patrol should be re-aligned with ICE/HSI with Border Patrol taking care of Border activity and ICE/HSI focusing on interior. If these two entities were merged you could eliminate a massive amount of redundant middle-management and improve the communications immensely because it would be the same agency.
Second, Customs and TSA should be merged together. Both of their respective jobs... more »

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Streamlining the Immigration Court Process

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I am a student volunteer at Immigration and Customs Enforcement in one of the Offices of the Principal Legal Advisor. We have Notices To Appear (in court) sent to us - thousands of them. Our shelves become full, and we are not able to attempt to approve many NTAs for over 2 years (this is for non-detained cases only).

It is not efficient for the many CBP/ICE offices in our district to send all the NTAs to one central... more »

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OVERTIME/ALTERNATE WORK SCHEDULE!!!

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CBP currently pays its Officers double pay for its overtime. You can reduce this high cost by moving the current 4 shifts around. First option provides a 2 hour overlap of officers during the busy hours. EX. currently the shifts are 04-12, 08-16, 16-24, 24-08. The only overlap is from 4-8 & 8-12. Change to 00-08, 06-14, 12-20, 18-02. You now have more officers overlapping on each shift without having to pay double... more »

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