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Trump pushes anti-immigrant message even as coronavirus dominates campaign

12:29am IST

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S President Donald Trump is powering ahead with his anti-immigration agenda, even as voters say they are more concerned with the coronavirus pandemic and the economic destruction it has wrought.

Top U.S. homeland security appointments improper, government watchdog says

12:21am IST

WASHINGTON The appointments of two top homeland security officials in the Trump administration were improper, a U.S. government watchdog said on Friday in a decision that could complicate the administration's efforts to defend immigration policies in court.

Trump weighs blocking U.S. citizens coming home if coronavirus infection feared

11 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a measure to block U.S. citizens and permanent residents from returning home if they are suspected of being infected with the new coronavirus, a senior U.S. official confirmed to Reuters.

Trump weighs blocking U.S. citizens coming home if coronavirus infection feared - U.S. official

11 Aug 2020

Aug 10 The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is considering a measure to block U.S. citizens and permanent residents from returning home if they are suspected of being infected with the new coronavirus, a senior U.S. official confirmed to Reuters.

Tech giants back legal challenge to Trump's foreign worker restrictions

10 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON Top U.S. tech firms including Amazon.com Inc and Facebook Inc filed a legal brief on Monday backing a challenge to U.S. President Donald Trump's temporary ban on the entry of certain foreign workers to preserve jobs for Americans during the coronavirus pandemic.

Tech giants back legal challenge to Trump's foreign worker restrictions

10 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON, Aug 10 Amazon, Apple , Facebook, Microsoft, Netflix, Twitter, and other tech companies filed a legal brief on Monday backing a challenge to U.S. President Donald Trump's temporary ban on the entry of certain foreign workers to preserve jobs for Americans during the coronavirus pandemic.

Factbox: Trump and Biden take sharply different paths on immigration

10 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's push to crack down on illegal immigration and reshape legal immigration was at the heart of the Republican's winning 2016 campaign and has remained at the forefront of his White House agenda.

Top Trump immigration enforcer announces retirement as election nears

31 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's top immigration enforcement official on Friday announced he will retire from the agency, a staffing shakeup in a key policy area for Trump as he faces re-election in November.

With election looming, Trump hardens stance against 'Dreamer' immigrant program

29 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, bolstering his tough immigration stance in an election year, said on Tuesday it will reject any new applications for the so-called 'Dreamer' immigrant program and shorten the deportation protections of those whose eligibility is soon to expire. | Video

Explainer: Trump's latest move to limit deportation protections for 'Dreamers'

29 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump took steps on Tuesday to limit deportation protections for 'Dreamers' who are living in the United States illegally after entering as children. | Video

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