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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.

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16 Dec 2017

Trump administration issues new rules on U.S. visa waivers

WASHINGTON The Trump administration put new requirements in place on Friday for the 38 countries participating in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program, including that they use U.S. counterterrorism data to screen travelers, officials said.

09 Dec 2017

Trump lifts refugee ban, but admissions still plummet, data shows

WASHINGTON In late October, President Donald Trump lifted a temporary ban on most refugee admissions, a move that should have cleared the way for more people fleeing persecution and violence to come to the United States. | Video

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. deportations down in 2017 but immigration arrests up

WASHINGTON The U.S. government deported fewer illegal immigrants in 2017 than it did last year, even as it arrested far more people suspected of being in the United States illegally, according to Department of Homeland Security statistics released on Tuesday.

10 Nov 2017

Most Americans oppose visa lottery but favour other openings for immigrants - poll

WASHINGTON Most Americans oppose the use of a lottery system for giving immigrants permanent U.S. residence, but a majority support allowing immigrants to obtain green cards through sponsorship by U.S. employers, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll.

02 Nov 2017

Trump calls for ending visa programme after N.Y. attack, blasts Democrats

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday seized on the deadly New York City truck attack to step up demands for stricter U.S. immigration laws, asking Congress to end a visa programme that let the Uzbek suspect into the country and saying he might send him to Guantanamo Bay. | Video

02 Nov 2017

Trump calls for ending visa program after New York attack, blasts Democrats

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday seized on the deadly New York City truck attack to step up demands for stricter U.S. immigration laws, asking Congress to end a visa program that let the Uzbek suspect into the country and saying he might send him to Guantanamo Bay.

02 Nov 2017

U.S. 'diversity visa' program in spotlight after New York attack

WASHINGTON A visa program aimed at diversifying the U.S. immigrant population came under attack from President Donald Trump on Wednesday after he learned that the man accused of killing eight people in New York City on Tuesday used it to enter the country.

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.

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