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Yeganeh Torbati

Lack of prep plagued Trump's child separation border policy: watchdog

02 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration crackdown at the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this year was plagued by a lack of preparation, resource shortfalls and communication failures, according to a government audit released on Tuesday.

Trump administration moves to restrict immigrants who use public benefits

23 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Saturday said it would propose making it harder for foreigners to come to the United States or remain there if they have received or are likely to receive public benefits such as food aid, public housing or Medicaid.

Head of U.S. immigration judges' union denounces Trump quota plan

22 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration's plan to impose a quota system on U.S. immigration judges represents a "new and dark era," the head of the judges' union said on Friday.

U.S. foreign-born population swells to highest in over a century

13 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON The number of foreign-born people in the United States grew last year to its highest share in over a century, according to Census Bureau data published on Thursday.

Special Report - Slamming the door: How Trump transformed U.S. refugee programme

12 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON/KAKUMA, KENYA On Jan. 19, 2017, Aden Hassan’s long wait to start a new life ended when he stepped off a plane in Columbus, Ohio, half a world away from the Kenyan refugee camp where he had lived for a decade. | Video

Trump administration seeks to end agreement on child migrant detention

06 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration said on Thursday it plans to withdraw from a federal court agreement that strictly limits the conditions under which authorities can detain migrant children, and proposed new rules it said would enable it to detain minors during their immigration proceedings. | Video

Exclusive - Pentagon raises alarm about sharp drop in Iraqi refugees coming to U.S.

20 Aug 2018

WASHINGTON Military officials are sounding the alarm inside the Trump administration about the sharp drop in admission to the United States of Iraqi refugees who have helped American troops in battle, said two U.S. officials aware of the internal discussions. | Video

U.S.-Mexico border arrests fall in July, fewer unaccompanied children

08 Aug 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. border agents arrested about 8 percent fewer people in July at the southwest border than in June, but the number of migrant families detained remained nearly constant, according to figures released on Wednesday by the Department of Homeland Security.

Special Report - America’s unending hostage crisis with Iran

01 Aug 2018

WASHINGTON, August 1 A year before leaving office, Barack Obama stunned the world with a prisoner trade with Iran. After more than a year of secret negotiations, the U.S. president announced that five Americans were freed from captivity, closing a deal he dubbed a “one-time gesture.” | Video

Special Report: A wrenching choice for families: Go public or stay quiet?

01 Aug 2018

August 1 After Siamak Namazi was arrested in Tehran in 2015, his family faced a wrenching choice: involve the diplomatic machinery of the U.S. government, speak out publicly about the arrest, or quietly work for his release through Iranian officials.

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