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Nation Oct 21U.S. moves to require DNA samples from asylum-seekers
The official said the rules would not apply to legal permanent residents or anyone entering the U.S. legally, and children under 14 are exempt.
Politics Oct 11Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan steps down
President Donald Trump made the announcement on Twitter.
Politics Oct 07WATCH: Immigration protesters disrupt speech from acting DHS head McAleenan
As Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan took the stage, a handful of protesters stood up and held large black banners, one read "Hate is Not Normal," and shouted out that children were under attack.
Politics Oct 05Here’s what happened this week in the impeachment inquiry
It was just last week that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. It was triggered by a whistleblower's complaint about a July 25 phone call where Trump prodded Ukraine's new president to dig up…
Nation Sep 25U.S. signs asylum agreement with Honduras
The U.S. has now signed agreements with all three countries in the area known as the Northern Triangle: Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
World Sep 20WATCH: U.S. and El Salvador sign asylum deal
The agreement could lead to migrants from third countries obtaining refuge in El Salvador, even though many Salvadorans are fleeing their nation and seeking asylum in the U.S.
Politics Sep 04Judiciary panel subpoenas Homeland Security over question of pardon offers
The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed the Department of Homeland Security over questions about whether officials were offered pardons by President Donald Trump.
Nation Sep 04Separated migrant children suffered trauma, watchdog report finds
The children showed more fear, feelings of abandonment and post-traumatic stress symptoms than children who were not separated.
Nation Aug 27U.S. moves FEMA, Coast Guard money to fund border programs
The news comes as hurricane season is ramping up and Tropical Storm Dorian is barreling toward South Florida.
Nation Aug 21WATCH: Trump administration proposes longer detention of migrant families
The Department of Homeland Security is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention.