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Economy Aug 03Will the economic boom complicate efforts to curb immigration?
One of President Donald Trump's priorities, low unemployment, is complicating another: curbing immigration.
Nation Jul 30Former FEMA head of personnel accused of sexual misconduct
"Anyone who disagrees with this zero tolerance approach will not be welcome at FEMA," said current FEMA administrator Brock Long.
Nation Jul 26More than 1,800 children reunited with parents after border split, but hundreds remain apart
The Trump administration says hundreds of families still remain apart, signaling a potentially arduous task ahead as it deals with the fallout of its "zero tolerance" policy on people entering the U.S. illegally.
Politics Jul 25Russian hackers used phishing tools in 2017 attack on grid
Russian hackers who penetrated hundreds of U.S. utilities, manufacturing plants and other facilities last year gained access by using the most conventional of phishing tools, tricking staffers into entering passwords.
Politics Jul 19Trump administration says Somalis can keep protected immigration status
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen cited the armed conflict and other extraordinary conditions in supporting the continuation of Somalia's designation for about 500 people. But the administration will not take on new applicants, she said.
Nation Jul 11Border Protection says NYC mayor crossed border illegally
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio violated immigration laws by crossing the border on foot during a visit near El Paso, Texas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection alleges in a letter. The mayor's office denied the allegation.
Politics Jul 06Deadline to reunite immigrant families rapidly approaching
Here's where things stand.
World Jul 05Trump administration says Yemenis can keep special immigration status
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said in a statement that the armed conflict and extraordinary conditions support the need for continuing the designation. But the administration will not take on new applicants, she said.
Nation Jun 24Trump officials pledge to reunite families amid border chaos
A fact sheet on "zero-tolerance prosecution and family reunification" released Saturday night by the Department of Homeland Security and other agencies also says a parent must request that their child be deported with them.
Nation Jun 22Immigrant families separated at the border still unsure when they’ll be reunited
Some parents separated from their children struggled to get in touch with youngsters being held in many cases hundreds of miles away, in places like New York and the Chicago area. Some said they didn't even know where their children…