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Nation Mar 30Number of asylum seekers sent back over border to grow
Border officials are aiming to more than quadruple the number of asylum seekers sent back over the southern border each day, a major expansion of a top government effort to address the swelling number of Central Americans arriving in the…
Nation Mar 06WATCH: Sen. McSally reveals officer raped her in the Air Force
McSally, the first female fighter pilot to fly in combat, said Wednesday that she was raped in the Air Force by a superior officer.
Politics Mar 06WATCH: Kirstjen Nielsen testifies on border security, future of border wall
The hearing was rescheduled from February when Nielsen said she was not available to testify.
Nation Feb 26Nearly 6,000 complaints of abuse at migrant children shelters made over four years
Health and Human Services officials said the vast majority of allegations weren't substantiated, and they defended their care of children.
Politics Feb 26House Dems to subpoena Trump administration for family separation documents
A House committee voted Tuesday to subpoena Trump administration officials over family separations at the southern border, the first issued in the new Congress as Democrats have promised to hold the administration aggressively to count.
Politics Feb 26WATCH: Trump administration officials face House questions over family separations
Thousands of accusations of sexual abuse and harassment of migrant children in government-funded shelters were made over the past four years, including scores directed against adult staff members. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., released the Health and Human Services Department data…
Politics Feb 13Head of FEMA resigning, questioned over use of vehicles
The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is resigning, months after an investigation found he misused government vehicles to travel to his home in North Carolina.
Politics Feb 06AP fact check: President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech
In his State of the Union address, President Donald Trump used information selectively in claiming a drop in drug prices not seen in half a century and promised the nation it would see bountiful benefits from a trade deal that…
Politics Jan 28AP fact check: Trump’s shift on a concrete border wall
Forced to back down on a government shutdown, President Donald Trump is shifting his story regarding his campaign promise to build a border wall. He's also once again inflating the number of immigrants in the U.S. illegally. Here's a look…
Nation Jan 11U.S. approved thousands of child bride requests over the past decade, data shows
The approvals are legal: The Immigration and Nationality Act does not set minimum age requirements. But the data raises questions about whether the immigration system may be enabling forced marriage and about how U.S. laws may be compounding the problem…