Politics May 15

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies before a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on "Authorities and Resources Needed to Protect and Secure the United States," on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., May 15, 2018. REUTERS/Erin Schaff
Homeland Security chief defends separating immigrant families

Kirstjen Nielsen, who has headed the agency since December, came under attack by Democratic senators days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions said a "zero tolerance" policy toward people entering the country illegally could lead to more families being split up…

May 11

Trump, who has growing increasingly frustrated by a spike in apprehensions at the border and other legal setbacks, blamed Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Wednesday for failing to do enough to stop them, according to people familiar with the…

May 10

A Texas suit could speed DACA’s path to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump's decision in September to phase out the Obama-era program, called DACA, resulted in protests and a failed congressional effort to salvage it. Experts say it's a matter of when, not if, the Supreme Court will rule on…

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