Resources on the Web
Roll Call and GalleryWatch have launched Congress Now!, (www.congressnow.com) an online source of legislative news. The newsletter for CongressNow! will appear in mid-afternoon, five days per week, and will feature news, analysis, and information on committee markups. Breaking news will be posted to CongressNow.com throughout the day and sent via e-mail alerts. These features are available free to congressional staff and members of Congress, and by subscription otherwise, click subscribe. Click for more information (PDF).
GovTrack provides a hyperlinked version of the Congressional Record for the current session, at www.govtrack.us. Custom “monitors” of subject areas to track, such as bills in Congress, may be set up here.
The latest TRAC data tool, covering the five-year period through the end of November 2006, notes that criminal immigration charges by federal prosecutors have declined substantially in the last year. TRAC documents trends for the overall number of prosecutions filed and convictions obtained under U.S. immigration law in federal districts around the country. U.S. District Court judges who handled the largest number of immigration cases are also highlighted.