Trans-Pacific Partnership: Strategic Implications, and More from CRS

02.04.16 | 1 min read | Text by Steven Aftergood

A new report from the Congressional Research Service examines claims that the 12-nation free trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will (or will not) advance the strategic interests of the United States by enabling it to exert influence in economic as well as security domains. See The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Strategic Implications, February 3, 2016.

Other new and newly updated Congressional Research Service products that Congress has withheld from public distribution include the following.

The Obama Administration’s Feed the Future Initiative, January 29, 2016

Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 114th Congress, February 3, 2016

Unaccompanied Alien Children–Legal Issues: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions, updated January 27, 2016

State Challenges to Federal Enforcement of Immigration Law: Historical Precedents and Pending Litigation in Texas v. United States, updated January 27, 2016

Apprenticeship in the United States: Frequently Asked Questions, January 29, 2016

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): An Economic Analysis, February 1, 2016

Airport Privatization: Issues and Options for Congress, updated February 3, 2016

The Good Cause Exception to Notice and Comment Rulemaking: Judicial Review of Agency Action, January 29, 2016

Oil Sands and the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund: The Definition of “Oil” and Related Issues for Congress, February 3, 2016

Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Frequently Asked Questions, February 2, 2016

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): Size and Characteristics of the Cash Assistance Caseload, updated January 29, 2016

Federal Securities Law: Insider Trading, updated February 2, 2016

Iran’s Foreign Policy, updated January 29, 2016

Jordan: Background and U.S. Relations, updated January 27, 2016

Legislative Branch: FY2016 Appropriations, updated February 1, 2016

Body Armor for Law Enforcement Officers: In Brief, updated January 28, 2016