Edition:
United Kingdom

Ted Hesson

In surprise move, Trump administration reverses course on barring many foreign students

15 Jul 2020

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON In a stunning reversal of policy, the Trump administration on Tuesday abandoned a plan that would have forced out tens of thousands of foreign students following widespread condemnation of the move and pressure from colleges and major businesses. | Video

International students denied U.S. entry under new visa rules - court documents

13 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON International students have already been denied entry to the United States under new Trump administration rules that bar them from the country if their schools hold all classes online amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a court document filed on Sunday.

California sues Trump administration over new foreign student rules

09 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON California's attorney general will file a lawsuit on Thursday seeking to block a Trump administration immigration rule that could force tens of thousands of international students to leave the United States if their schools hold all classes online amid the coronavirus pandemic.

More migrants caught crossing U.S.-Mexico border despite pandemic restrictions

09 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Border Patrol detained roughly 30,000 migrants attempting to cross the southwest border with Mexico in June, a 41% increase from the previous month, even as sweeping coronavirus-related border restrictions instituted by President Donald Trump remain in place.

Explainer: Why is the new U.S. policy for international students causing backlash from colleges?

08 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON The administration of President Donald Trump issued new rules this week that could force tens of thousands of international students to leave the United States if their schools hold all classes online amid the coronavirus pandemic, causing panic among colleges and foreign students.

U.S. colleges scramble after new Trump order on foreign students

08 Jul 2020

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Many U.S. colleges were scrambling on Tuesday to modify plans for the fall semester in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic a day after the Trump administration issued an order that could force tens of thousands of foreign students to leave the country if their schools hold all classes online. | Video

In legal setback, U.S. judge strikes down Trump asylum restrictions

01 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON A U.S. federal judge late Tuesday struck down President Donald Trump's hardline rule that curtailed asylum applications by migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, a legal setback that follows a recent Supreme Court defeat over another immigration policy.

Explainer: Who is affected by Trump’s suspension of foreign work visas?

23 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump temporarily suspended the entry into the United States of certain foreign workers on Monday despite strong opposition from business groups, including major tech companies.

Videos of alleged police misconduct went viral. Then what happened?

23 Jun 2020

Some U.S. authorities have moved with unusual speed to fire, suspend or charge police officers caught on video hitting and pushing peaceful protesters and targeting them with pepper spray during nationwide protests in recent weeks, a Reuters review of 44 videos recorded during the demonstrations found.

Trump suspends entry of certain foreign workers despite business opposition

23 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump suspended the entry into the United States of certain foreign workers on Monday, a move the White House said would help the coronavirus-battered economy, but which business groups strongly oppose.

World News