legal challenges

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

ORLANDO, Fla. | Puerto Rican evacuees hunt for housing as vouchers expire

ORLANDO, Fla.— Like many Puerto Ricans who fled to the mainland after Hurricane Maria, Jose Santiago has been scrambling to find a place to live. The federal vouchers that pay for his hotel room near the Orlando airport expire at checkout time Friday. He has visited apartment complexes, but his name gets put on waiting … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla. | Puerto Rican evacuees hunt for housing as vouchers expire