Acting Spokesperson Mark Toner will lead the Tuesday briefing. Watch live starting around 2 p.m. EST on this page.
By Larisa Epatko
After seeing how refugees are vetted, some readers asked us to go back even further in the process and explain how cases are referred to the U.S. in the first place.
By Larisa Epatko
When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last month suspending the U.S. refugee program in order to implement more “extreme vetting,” PBS NewsHour viewers asked us what the current vetting process is.
By Laura Santhanam
Now halted by a temporary court-ordered stay, President Donald Trump’s executive order banning Syrian refugees and blocking travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations created chaos at airports and left thousands of travelers in limbo. But beyond the immediate headlines, the order…
By Associated Press
The Justice Department has filed a brief with a federal appeals court in support of President Donald Trump's travel and refugee ban.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
Up to 60,000 foreigners from seven majority-Muslim countries had their visas canceled after President Donald Trump's executive order blocked them from traveling to the U.S., the State Department said Friday.
In our news wrap Thursday, newly sworn-in Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praised the work force at the State Department and said he understands their frustrations with the new administration, but urged employees to set aside any political differences with…
By PBS NewsHour
Barely two weeks into his term, President Donald Trump has shaken up global affairs through unilateral moves, blunt talk and tweets. What does President Trump’s aggressive approach mean for relations with other world leaders? Judy Woodruff speaks with two former…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Making his debut as America's global envoy, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought Thursday to reassure U.S. diplomats who are anxious after a turbulent first two weeks of President Donald Trump's presidency.
By News Desk
Most Senate Democrats opposed Tillerson's nomination, angering Republicans who considered the former Exxon Mobil CEO to be highly qualified for the post.
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