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This assignment is with Department of Homeland Security, Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans.
Assignees will fully work virtually until COVID restrictions are reduced. Office is supportive of full time virtual for non-local (no DC-Metro pay) assignees.
An assignee will work with other statisticians and senior staff in the Office of Immigration Statistics (OIS) to support and develop statutorily required reporting, research and develop reports and graphics supporting White House and DHS Leadership priority efforts, and provide statistical support for select projects. Statutory reporting and historic research and statistical projects can be found on www.dhs.gov/office-immigration-statistics.
The specific focus for this assignment will be supporting OIS's effort to accelerate its core data processing from a quarterly to a monthly rhythm and to use OIS's comprehensive person-level statistical system of record to support end-to-end modeling of immigration enforcement and benefits adjudication. The assignee may also contribute to additional OIS analysis and reporting, including analysis of alien recidivism, alternatives to detention, non-immigrant overstayers, and DHS enforcement priorities, as well as improvements to OIS's population estimates and COVID-19 modeling.
Daily/general activities will include working in the SAS statistics package to process administrative data and selecting, modifying, and implementing statistical techniques to contribute to OIS reporting and analysis. Assignees with higher levels of statistical experience and/or immigration related experience will have a stronger role in planning analytical projects related to immigration issues with a specific focus on immigration benefits and enforcement. All assignees will be active in establishing and maintaining a working relationship with operational Components and other key stakeholders to accomplish work and provide advice on data-related issues.
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