In first under Trump, Texas governor to reject new refugees

World / Politics Jan 11, 2020

In first under Trump, Texas governor to reject new refugees

Texas will no longer accept the resettlement of new refugees, becoming the first state known to do so under a recent Trump administration order, Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday. Abbott's announcement could have major implications for refugees coming to the United States. Texas has large ...

White House considering dramatic expansion of travel ban

World / Politics Jan 11, 2020

White House considering dramatic expansion of travel ban

The White House is considering dramatically expanding its much-litigated travel ban to additional countries amid a renewed election-year focus on immigration by President Donald Trump, according to six people familiar with the deliberations. A document outlining the plans — timed to coincide with the third ...