House committee to vote on approving Trump admin subpoenas

Politics 02/26/19, 03:22

House Democrats are laying the groundwork to subpoena Trump administration officials over family separations at the southern border. The Oversight Committee will vote Tuesday on whether to approve subpoenas to the heads of Justice, Homeland Security and Health and Human Services. With Democrats as a majority, the authorization is expected, but ...

Update: Judge considers expanding child separation case

Politics 02/21/19, 20:15

The Latest on the legal wrangling over the Trump administration's policy to separate immigrant families who crossed the border illegally (all times local): 5 p.m. A San Diego federal judge is considering expanding a landmark immigrant family separation case after a watchdog report found the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy was started as ...

Judge to weigh fight over citizenship question on US census

Politics 02/15/19, 00:35

The Trump administration will try to persuade a U.S. judge Friday to let it add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census for the first time in nearly 70 years, a move that opponents say would lead to an undercount of immigrants and Latinos. Lawsuits by California and numerous cities ...

More immigrants sue US over end to protected status

U.S. 02/11/19, 16:44

Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them live and work in the United States. The lawsuit filed late Sunday in federal court in San Francisco alleges that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's decision to end so-called temporary ...

Warren picks a faded mill city for presidential announcement

Politics 02/08/19, 08:28

When U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren officially jumps into the race for president, it won't be from her Cambridge hometown where Harvard and MIT reside, or nearby Boston, where presidential hopefuls have launched campaigns over the generations. Instead, the 69-year-old Democrat is widely expected to kick off her campaign Saturday some 30 ...

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