Mica Rosenberg

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

10 Mar 2018

Detained immigrants separated from children in U.S. sue Trump administration

Migrants separated from their children after they were detained for illegally entering the United States filed a class action lawsuit on Friday, claiming there are "hundreds" of parents in the same situation, and that the Trump administration is violating their due process rights.

07 Mar 2018

Exclusive: Visa waivers rarely granted under Trump's latest U.S. travel ban: data

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK In the first weeks after President Donald Trump's latest travel ban was implemented on Dec. 8, around 100 waivers were granted to thousands of applicants for U.S. visas from the eight countries subject to its restrictions, according to State Department data provided to Reuters. | Video

27 Feb 2018

Asylum seeker in detention sues U.S. administration over family separation

NEW YORK A Congolese woman seeking asylum in the United States for herself and her daughter sued the Trump administration on Monday, alleging that she and other immigrants in detention have been unfairly separated from their children.

14 Feb 2018

Exclusive: Dozens of refugee resettlement offices to close as Trump downsizes program

NEW YORK Refugee resettlement agencies are preparing to shutter more than 20 offices across the United States and cut back operations in more than 40 others after the State Department told them to pare their operations, according to plans seen by Reuters.

01 Feb 2018

U.S. immigration agency clarifies policy on courthouse arrests

NEW YORK U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, announced a new set of guidelines on Wednesday for how it will conduct arrests in courthouses.

27 Jan 2018

U.S. judge blocks prompt deportation of Cambodians

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK A federal judge late on Thursday said President Donald Trump's administration cannot immediately deport 92 Cambodian citizens from the United States without first allowing them a chance to challenge the action in court.

11 Jan 2018

Trump blasts immigration ruling, calls U.S. court system 'broken and unfair'

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted the federal court system as "broken and unfair" after a judge blocked his administration's move to end a programme protecting young immigrants brought to the United States illegally by their parents. | Video

10 Jan 2018

Salvadorans say going home not an option after U.S. axes protection

RED BANK, N.J. Three decades after fleeing civil war in his native El Salvador, Luis Munoz has built a life for himself in the New Jersey coastal town of Red Bank, working as a mechanic and raising three children with his wife. | Video

04 Jan 2018

Fewer family visas approved as Trump toughens vetting of immigrants: Reuters review

NEW YORK President Donald Trump is ramping up calls on the U.S. Congress to stop legal immigrants from sponsoring extended family members who want to move to the United States, saying so-called "chain migration" poses a threat to national security. | Video

23 Dec 2017

Exclusive: U.S. memo weakens guidelines for protecting immigrant children in court

NEW YORK The U.S. Justice Department has issued new guidelines for immigration judges that remove some instructions for how to protect unaccompanied juveniles appearing in their courtrooms.


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