Category Archives: NSAC Posts

Rhode Island’s Lack of Domestic Terrorism Victim Compensation

by Carolina de la Pedraja – On April 15, 2013, the United States was shaken by yet another act of terrorism. The two bombs that went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon that morning killed three spectators and wounded more than 260 others. Although this was an act of domestic terrorism, investigators concluded […]

Failures of the Current H1-B Visa Program

By Tiffany-Ashley Disney – The first step in being granted an H1-B Visa is obtaining a spot in the lottery of submitted applications. After surviving the lottery, the petition is reviewed by an immigration officer who makes the determination whether the worker is highly skilled and qualifies for the awarding of an H1-B Visa. There […]

Merrick Garland: Views on Marijuana and Guns

by Kevin Peterford – Wednesday, March 16, 2016, President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court of the United States. Merrick Garland is currently the chief judge for the U.S Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He was appointed to this position in 1997 by President Bill Clinton. He has served in […]

The Islamic State’s Laundry List

by Carolina de la Pedraja – Recently, Germany’s intelligence agency, a Syrian newspaper and other news organizations including Britain’s Sky News, acquired collections of leaked Islamic State documents. Unfortunately, these documents have not been authenticated and could be easily replicated on many computers. However, Germany’s interior minister believes the data in the documents could aid […]