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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

09 Dec 2017

U.S. lawyer defending travel ban grilled in court over Trump's tweets

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Federal appeals court judges on Friday asked about President Donald Trump's sharing of anti-Muslim videos on his Twitter account, as they grilled a U.S. government lawyer about the legality of the president's latest travel ban.

09 Dec 2017

U.S. lawyer defending travel ban grilled in court over Trump's tweets

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Dec 8 Federal appeals court judges on Friday asked about President Donald Trump's sharing of anti-Muslim videos on his Twitter account, as they grilled a U.S. government lawyer about the legality of the president's latest travel ban.

05 Dec 2017

U.S. appeals courts to consider legality of Trump's latest travel ban

Federal appeals courts in the states of Washington and Virginia are set to hear arguments this week on the legality of President Donald Trump's most recent travel ban, which sharply limits visitors and immigrants from eight countries, six of them Muslim-majority.

01 Dec 2017

U.S. officials worry immigrant fears could make census inaccurate

NEW YORK Early test surveys have found that some immigrants are afraid to provide information to U.S. Census workers because of fears about being deported, which could compromise the accuracy of the 2020 census, a government official warned this month. | Video

27 Nov 2017

Police in Trump-supporting towns aid immigration officials in crackdown

BENSALEM, Pennsylvania Dozens of police departments in the United States have been granted new powers, or are seeking them, to check the immigration status of people they arrest, aiding President Donald Trump's broad crackdown on people living in the country illegally. | Video

21 Nov 2017

Witness in U.S. FIFA trial describes off-books payments to soccer officials

NEW YORK A government witness in the U.S. corruption trial related to soccer's world-governing body FIFA testified on Monday about millions of dollars paid to former soccer officials in exchange for broadcasting and sponsorship rights for international tournaments, all logged in a secret spreadsheet.

09 Nov 2017

Homeland Security nominee says no need for full U.S.-Mexico border wall

Donald Trump's nominee to head the Department of Homeland Security told a U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday there was no need to build a wall on the Mexican border "from sea to shining sea" in remarks that contrasted with the president's campaign pledge.

03 Nov 2017

New Trump immigration efforts aim to stop child border crossers

NEW YORK Many of the immigration initiatives launched by the Trump administration in recent weeks target one kind of migrant: children. | Video

25 Oct 2017

Under Trump plan, refugees from 11 countries face additional U.S. barriers

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The Trump administration will temporarily delay processing of most refugees from 11 countries identified as high-risk, while resuming refugee admissions for other countries, government officials said on Tuesday. Most of the affected countries are in the Middle East and Africa, according to documents seen by Reuters.

21 Oct 2017

Trump administration considers pausing U.S. refugee family reunification programme

NEW YORK President Trump's administration has drafted a plan to pause a programme that allows family members join refugees already settled in the United States until they can undergo increased security checks, two sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters.

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