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Politics Jan 22Trump says U.S. will soon expand travel ban
President Trump says the U.S. will soon be adding visa restrictions for more countries. Officials say the tentative list included Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania.
Nation Jan 22U.S. to impose visa restrictions for pregnant women
The rules would make it more difficult for pregnant women to travel on a tourist visa.
Politics Jan 22D.C. sues Trump inaugural committee over alleged abuse of nonprofit funds
The District of Columbia is suing President Donald Trump's inaugural committee and two companies that control the Trump International Hotel in the nation's capital.
Nation Dec 31DHS reviews how DMV laws affect immigration enforcement
The acting secretary of Homeland Security is taking aim at new laws in New York and New Jersey that allow immigrants to get driver's licenses without proof they are in the U.S. legally. Chad Wolf is directing his enforcement agencies…
Nation Dec 21DHS watchdog finds no wrongdoing in deaths of 2 migrant kids
The Department of Homeland Security's internal watchdog found no wrongdoing or misconduct by immigration officials in the deaths of two migrant children last December.
Nation Dec 18U.S. seeks to bar asylum for immigrants convicted of certain crimes
Immigrant advocates and humanitarian groups have criticized Trump's hard-line policies as inhumane and have said the U.S. is abdicating its role as a safe haven for refugees.
Nation Dec 12Pentagon watchdog investigating $400 million border wall contract
President Trump campaigned on a promise to build a “big beautiful wall” between the U.S. and Mexico," said Mexico would pay for it.
Politics Nov 22The Trump impeachment hearings highlight immigrants’ stories
Several witnesses who testified in the House impeachment inquiry this week chose to highlight their immigrant backgrounds, sharing their families’ stories in highly personal opening statements.
Nation Nov 21Federal judge temporarily halts first federal execution in 16 years
Executions on the federal level have been rare. The government has put to death only three defendants since restoring the federal death penalty in 1988.
Nation Nov 14Chad Wolf takes over as acting head of Homeland Security
Ken Cuccinelli, the acting head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, has also been named as the new DHS deputy.