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WASHINGTON | Trump limits asylum, says people must ‘come in legally’

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump on Friday invoked extraordinary national security powers to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. Trump is using the same powers he used to push through a version of the travel ban that was upheld … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump limits asylum, says people must ‘come in legally’

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump wants DACA fight to go to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 10:10 a.m. President Donald Trump says he hopes a legal battle over an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation goes to the Supreme Court. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday decided to keep in place … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump wants DACA fight to go to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON | US immigration officials aim to restrict asylum at border

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration says it will deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, invoking extraordinary presidential national security powers to tighten the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. The measures are meant to funnel asylum seekers through official border crossings for speedy rulings, officials said, instead of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US immigration officials aim to restrict asylum at border

NEW YORK | Twitter permanently bans Alex Jones, Infowars citing abuse

NEW YORK — Twitter permanently banned right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars show for abusive behavior — a day after CEO Jack Dorsey testified before Congress about alleged “conservative bias” on the platform. The company said Jones won’t be able to create new accounts on Twitter or take over any existing ones. In … Continue reading NEW YORK | Twitter permanently bans Alex Jones, Infowars citing abuse

WASHINGTON | US plans to sidestep limits on detaining immigrant children

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Thursday it plans to circumvent a longstanding court agreement that governs how children are treated in immigration custody, in part to detain families longer as a way to deter migrants from crossing the Southwestern border illegally. The Homeland Security Department announced proposed regulations that would terminate the so-called Flores … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US plans to sidestep limits on detaining immigrant children

WASHINGTON | US adds to growing list of sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration added to its growing list of sanctions against Russia on Tuesday as U.S. lawmakers urged tighter economic restrictions on Moscow and Britain’s top diplomat accused Russia’s leader of pursuing policies that are making the world more dangerous. The Treasury Department announced two new actions against Russian targets: blacklisting two companies and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US adds to growing list of sanctions on Russia