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-02/03/11   The 2010 Decennial Census: Background and Issues  [280 Kb]
-12/12/05   California's San Joaquin Valley: A Region in Transition -- NEW!
-03/31/11   The Changing Demographic Profile of the United States  [550 Kb]
-11/17/04   Commemorative Observances: A Chronological List -- Updated
-02/05/13   The Corporation for Public Broadcasting: Federal Funding and Issues  [267 Kb]
-12/13/06   FCC Media Ownership Rules: Current Status and Issues for Congress -- Updated
-04/28/08   Foreign Students in the United States: Policies and Legislation  [183 Kb]  -- Updated
-12/08/06   Foreign Students in the United States: Policies and Legislation -- Updated
-05/06/05   Gun Legislation in the 109th Congress -- Updated
-06/04/13   Heritage Areas: Background, Proposals, and Current Issues  [310 Kb]
-05/31/05   Homelessness: Recent Statistics, Targeted Federal Programs, and Recent Legislation -- Updated
-03/08/05   Journalist's Privilege to Withhold Information in Judicial and Other Proceedings: State Shield Statutes -- NEW!
-09/24/13   Medal of Honor Recipients: 1979-2013  [474 Kb]
-05/21/08   Memorials: Creating National, State, and Local Memorials  [67 Kb]  -- Updated
-01/30/08   The MS-13 and 18th Street Gangs: Emerging Transnational Gang Threats?  [156 Kb]  -- Updated
-04/25/13   National Park System: Establishing New Units  [233 Kb]
-01/22/09   Proposed Funding for Education in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
-12/21/06   Regulation of Broadcast Indecency: Background and Legal Analysis -- Updated
-05/11/05   Social Security Benefits for Noncitizens: Current Policy and Legislation -- Updated
-03/03/05   Social Security: Brief Facts and Statistics -- Updated
-03/23/05   Social Security Reform: Legal Analysis of Social Security Benefit Entitlement Issues -- Updated
-01/18/11   The U.S. Foreign-Born Population: Trends and Selected Characteristics  [398 Kb]
-11/09/06   U.S. International Borders: Brief Facts -- Updated
-07/08/09   The U.S. Newspaper Industry in Transition