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Federal Budget Process

In recent years the president has submitted his budget late, the House and Senate have passed only a few – if any – of the 12 appropriations bills, and Congress has relied on continuing resolutions and omnibus spending bills to keep the government going.

Blog Posts

We Won't Trade E-Carceration for Detention: Ending Immigrant Incarceration

Lorah Steichen |

The Biden administration continues to support increased funding for ICE’s e-carceration and surveillance programs — so-called “Alternatives to Detention.” We must defund all forms of immigrant incarceration.  

Beyond the Enforcement Paradigm: A Vision for a Transformative Budget for U.S. Immigration

Lorah Steichen |

With our partners in the Defund Hate Coalition, we’re pleased to announce the release of the 2023 transformative budget proposal on U.S. immigration.

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Recent Publications

Tax Day 2022

Ashik Siddique

Tax Day this year is April 18, 2022. Americans will file their tax returns for all income received in 2021. Want to know what your taxes pay for, and who pays what?

Biden FY 2023 budget puts war before human needs

Lindsay Koshgarian

President Biden’s FY 2023 budget request once again prioritizes violence, the military and war over peace and human needs. But more spending on militarism can’t address the nation’s or the world’s problems.

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