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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

16 Aug 2017

U.S. ends programme for Central American minors fleeing violence

NEW YORK The U.S. Department of Homeland Security terminated a programme on Wednesday that allowed minors fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to settle in the United States, ending travel hopes for more than 2,700 children awaiting approval.

11 Aug 2017

Trump administration defends travel ban in U.S. Supreme Court brief

NEW YORK President Donald Trump's administration reiterated arguments defending its temporary travel ban in a filing with the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, repeatedly citing the executive's broad powers to exclude foreigners from the United States.

03 Aug 2017

Trump and senators seek to slash legal immigration

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK After a crackdown on illegal immigration that has sharply reduced the number of unauthorized border crossings from Mexico, U.S. President Donald Trump is now turning his attention to reducing the number of legal immigrants in the country. | Video

02 Aug 2017

Trump and U.S. senators seek to slash legal immigration

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK After a crackdown on illegal immigration that has sharply reduced the number of unauthorised border crossings from Mexico, U.S. President Donald Trump is now turning his attention to reducing the number of legal immigrants in the country.

02 Aug 2017

Civil rights group questions immigration detention of New York teens

(In this August 1st story, adds dropped name of organization in third and fifth paragraphs)

02 Aug 2017

Civil rights group questions immigration detention of New York teens

NEW YORK A rights group is seeking to determine if school and police officials in Long Island, New York, helped immigration authorities detain students illegally in the country on the basis of what it alleges are questionable allegations of ties to Central American gangs.

29 Jul 2017

Trump asks U.S. Congress to help in fight against gangs, illegal immigration

BRENTWOOD, New York U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday painted a dark and brutal portrait of American communities he said had been ravaged by gang violence as he pressed Congress to help him stop illegal immigration and boost deportations. | Video

28 Jul 2017

Trump to cite gang violence in New York town in pressing for deportations

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK President Donald Trump will travel on Friday to a New York state community shocked by a recent spate of graphic gang murders to highlight his efforts to stop illegal immigration and boost deportations.

26 Jul 2017

Survivors of Texas truck where 10 immigrants died seek to trade testimony for visas

AUSTIN, Texas/NEW YORK Some of the illegal immigrants who survived a deadly human-smuggling journey into Texas are seeking visas to stay in the United States in exchange for testimony against those responsible for an operation that killed 10 people on a sweltering truck, a lawyer said on Tuesday.

14 Jul 2017

U.S. judge narrows travel ban in defeat for Trump

President Donald Trump's temporary ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries cannot stop grandparents and other relatives of United States citizens from entering the country, a U.S. judge said on Thursday.

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