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Exclusive: Australia-U.S. refugee swap again in doubt as officials exit Nauru

July 17, 2017
Yeganeh Torbati, Colin Packham | Reuters
U.S. officials interviewing refugees held in an Australian-run offshore detention center left the facility abruptly, three detainees told Reuters on Saturday, throwing further doubt over a plan to resettle many of the detainees in America.
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Trump restricts Cuba travel and extends protections for dreamers. Georgia race heats up.

June 16, 2017
Trump restores restrictions on trade and travel to Cuba.
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Kushner's role, Clinton blames DNC, Biden launches a PAC, and freedom of the press threatened

June 2, 2017
TIME Magazine dubbed Donald Trump adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner "the good son."
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Court Blunts Trump’s Sanctuary Cities Crackdown

April 26, 2017
Pete Williams | NBC News
A federal judge Tuesday blunted the impact of one of President Donald Trump's executive orders on immigration.
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White House ‘confident’ of averting shutdown as Trump shows flexibility on wall

April 25, 2017
Philip Rucker, Robert Costa, David Weigel | The Washington Post
The White House sought Monday to calm a jittery Washington ahead of a showdown with Congress over spending, and President Trump softened his demand that a deal to keep the federal government open include money to begin construction on his long-promised border wall.
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Trump signs ‘Buy American, Hire American’ executive order, promising to fight for American workers

April 19, 2017
Abby Phillip | The Washington Post
President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that would tighten rules that award visas to skilled foreign workers.
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Trump to sign new executive order on immigration, American goods

April 18, 2017
Ylan Mui | CNBC
Ylan Mui reports the details of President Trump's "Buy American, Hire American" executive order.
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Judge maintains broad block on Trump travel ban

March 30, 2017
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
A judge in Hawaii has extended a broad block on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, turning aside pleas from the federal government.
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The Unsung Architect of Trumpism

March 20, 2017
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
Kellyanne Conway’s theory that Republicans could win a presidential election with an anti-immigration message had a major influence on Trump’s platform—and his win.
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