How Anti-Immigration Passion Was Inflamed From the Fringe

WASHINGTON — Jeff Sessions and Stephen Miller spent years on the political fringe in the nation’s capital as high-decibel immigration hard-liners, always warning about the dangers of open borders but rarely in a position to… Read More

US is poised to announce an exit from UN human rights council

The Trump administration announced its departure from the United Nations’ main human rights body Tuesday, its latest withdrawal from an international institution. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki… Read More

Democrats intensify fight for immigrant children — and bludgeon Trump and Republicans ahead of midterms

Democrats expanded their campaign Sunday to spotlight the Trump administration’s forced separation of migrant children from their families at the U.S. border, trying to compel a change of policy and gain political advantage five months… Read More

Leading Republicans Join Democrats in Pushing Trump to Halt Family Separations

WASHINGTON — Leading figures of both parties demanded on Sunday that President Trump halt his administration’s practice of separating children from their parents when apprehended at the border, as the issue further polarized the already… Read More

‘When are Republicans going to stand up to Trump? Never.’ Here’s why

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s White House presents a daily tableau of chaos, falsehoods, caustic attacks, and allegations of corruption. But despite his stormy and impulsive management style — and in some ways, because of it… Read More

How Trump Came to Enforce a Practice of Separating Migrant Families

WASHINGTON — Almost immediately after President Trump took office, his administration began weighing what for years had been regarded as the nuclear option in the effort to discourage immigrants from unlawfully entering the United States…. Read More