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Politics Jul 17U.S. to offer 15,000 extra temporary worker visas this year
The extra H-2B visas are for seasonal, non-agriculture workers for jobs at a variety of businesses, including resorts.
Politics Jul 13Trump’s vision for U.S.-Mexico border: 700 to 900 miles of see-through wall
Trump said border agents need to know what or who is on the other side of the fence to avoid being hit by sacks of drugs or other contraband.
Nation Jul 08U.S. officials aware of possible hacking at nuclear facilities
Nuclear and other energy providers have been advised by the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI that hackers may be trying to breach their computer systems.
Politics Jun 30More court challenges expected for Trump’s new travel ban
A scaled-back version of President Donald Trump's travel ban is now in force, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at airports worldwide in January yet still likely to generate a new round of court fights.
Politics Jun 28Homeland demands more security on international flights to U.S.
The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States or face the possibility of a total electronics ban for planes.
Politics Jun 27Supreme Court ruling in travel ban case leaves some questions unanswered
The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has left the effort to keep some foreigners out of the U.S. in a murky middle ground, with unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead.
Nation Jun 16Trump administration keeps DACA program, shields young immigrants from deportation
The Trump administration is keeping the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, in a move that reverses one of the president's campaign pledges.
World May 23U.S. to extend protections for Haitians for 6 months, but future remains uncertain
The Trump administration said Monday it will extend until January a humanitarian program that has allowed roughly 58,000 Haitians to live in the United States, but it is hinting that further extensions are unlikely.
World May 09AP report: U.S. wants tally of Haitian immigrants’ crimes
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has begun hunting for evidence of crimes committed by Haitian immigrants as it decides whether to allow them to continue participating in a humanitarian program that has shielded tens of thousands from deportation since a…
Politics Apr 26Homeland Security formally opening office to aid victims of crimes by immigrants
The Homeland Security Department is set to launch an office for American victims of immigrant crime.