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Campaign: Data Availability, Information Quality, Accountability...

justice

As you head toward more intervention in Syria, have you considered your part in Bahrain?

Or do you consider the demand for democracy in Bahrain as Iranian based? Just as you do as concerning Syria?

 

I suggest that you end all US military attacks everywhere.

Call it a "measure of rest".

We may be embarrassed, but must be humble after so many years of objectionable anti-Human Rights behavior.

Submitted by (@janehauser)

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Consular Bias CR1 Visas in Africa

There have been a variety of verbal excuses given my Husband delaying / denying our CR1 Visa and neither of us have received written documentation or be given any direction. First it was the age difference, I am older, then it was my prior marriages, now it is that we didn't have a "cultural" wedding. Our second anniversary is in March 2012. The Consular has not adhered to their own documented regulations. They have not ...more »

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221g Administrative processing timeline

Also with 221g Administrative processing, there should be a deadline on when it would be completed. I have read a lot of forums that some people have been waiting for years to get a response. Others are still waiting. During this long waiting period, the petitioner and beneficiary go thru pain and suffering, and the frustration that the US government is not doing enough for them. It is also frustrating to call USCIS and ...more »

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Campaign: Public Feedback & Involvement, Tools & Strategies...

U.S. Center 2010 Cancun initiative

The U.S. Center 2010 Cancun is a great idea. You should organize more and more initiative regarding the Center.

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Campaign: Public Feedback & Involvement, Tools & Strategies...

U.S. Center 2010 Cancun initiative

The U.S. Center 2010 Cancun is a great idea. You should organize more and more initiative regarding the Center.

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Campaign: Data Availability, Information Quality, Accountability...

State Dept's PRM refugee website information

The State Department's Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) offers very little information on the State Department website about how the domestic part of the U.S. refugee resettlement program works. Of course, lack of information is the antitheses of an “open” federal government unit. Missing are comprehensive basic rules and of the program. For example, how much money is provide to resettlement agencies? ...more »

Submitted by (@christopher.coen)

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Campaign: Public Feedback & Involvement, Tools & Strategies...

Passport acceptance at Foriegn Embassies

Dear Sate Dept

There is a new disturbing trend which is started by Indian embassy in Dc of NOT accpeting US passport from US citizens of certain backgrounds. As our visa system is based on reciprocacy, my idea is to start a initiative that ensures ALL US Citizens get to travel of their US passport. If som country does not accepts our passport, we should be agressive in getting that fixed.

Thank you

Submitted by (@khadijasalman)

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Campaign: Your comments on our Open Government Plan

Open Vote

Hi, Thanks for allowing citizens to provide feedback on your new OpenGov System. This is a great example of how democratic systems can improve not only information literacy at the state level, but also to improve collaboration at the federal level. As always, communicating change to the masses is often one of the state's toughest challenges, and with the OpenGov system, this may alleviate some of these barriers. ...more »

Submitted by (@robbie.chernish)

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Campaign: Working Together: Governments, Businesses, Non-Profits...

Edit wikipedia; or give away your research so the public can.

Other government agencies should take a cue from the NIH, which has started to edit Wikipedia pages relating to health issues: http://nihrecord.od.nih.gov/newsletters/2009/09_04_2009/story2.htm When a small amount of information is added to Wikipedia, it is like planting a seed; other people come along and add water, and everyone shares the fruit. Wikipedia editors today have high standards; they write professionally ...more »

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Campaign: Working Together: Governments, Businesses, Non-Profits...

Other OpenGov Ideas & Information Resources

Rather than post each of my "OpenGov" Ideas at 27 different websites, I have posted them at the GSA's website (since they are in the forefront of the OpenGov initiative). So, by this notice, the members of the OpenGov Team for your agency have been informed of those ideas. (At least, now, you can't say you were unaware of them.) http://opengsa.ideascale.com/a/pmd/29640-6960 ALSO -- Your OpenGov Team members, ...more »

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Campaign: Data Availability, Information Quality, Accountability...

New Technology to help with Transparency

Application of New Information Technology to the Transparency Objective of the Open Government Directive While the Open Government Directive offers an unprecedented challenge to Federal Agencies, information technology is now available to assist Agencies in achieving the Transparency objective of the Directive in a rapid, cost-effective manner. Throughout the Directive, the need to proactively provide easy to use, ...more »

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Campaign: Data Availability, Information Quality, Accountability...

Place public documents online and citable to a paragraph level

WHAT Urge governments to publish granular permalinks for all documents on their websites. WHY * Enable citizens to reliably cite government websites on their personal blogs, on public sites like Wikipedia, or elsewhere. * Provide unique identifiers that enable aggregation of citations. * Make the civic discourse surrounding government websites more discoverable. HOW * An easy-to-deploy archival ...more »

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