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In response to President Trump’s Executive Memorandum detailing a “Buy American, Hire American” policy, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has scrutinized petitions and applications for immigrant benefits more heavily and has evaluated ways to eliminate various benefits programs that are not specifically required by the Immigration & Nationality […]

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In late October, President Donald Trump lifted a temporary ban on most refugee admissions, a move that should have cleared the way for more people fleeing persecution and violence to come to the United States. Instead, the number of refugees admitted to the country has plummeted. In […]

By Richard Cohen and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress moved rapidly on Thursday to send President Donald Trump a short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown this weekend, leaving fights over budget priorities and a range of other controversial issues for the coming weeks. The House […]

On September 24th, President Trump issued a Proclamation, “Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats.”  This new proclamation expanded and extended the previous “travel ban.”  Subsequently, lower courts had issued injunctions preventing the new version of the ban […]