The temporary restraining order halts President Trump’s effort to automatically deny asylum to migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. He announced the restriction early this month, as several thousand Central Americans in a migrant caravan were headed to the border.
Ethics officials learned Trump sent hundreds of emails last year. Some advisers to President Trump feared that his daughter’s practices bore similarities to the personal email use of Hillary Clinton. Ivanka Trump said she was not familiar with some details of the rules, according to people with knowledge of her reaction.
Church and superstore parking lots have become tent cities, with portable toilets, hand-washing stations and Salvation Army food trucks helping to sustain them. Tens of thousands of Californians are facing months, if not longer, without permanent housing.
By Frances Stead Sellers, Scott Wilson and Tim Craig
A new breed of prosecutors elected in Texas, Philadelphia and other places across the U.S. is upending a traditional tough-on-crime focus by emphasizing a holistic approach over conviction rates and long sentences.
The designation of Matthew G. Whitaker as acting attorney general does not affect the special counsel's eligibility to lead the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Mueller’s team said in a court filing.
In internal communication filed as part of a California case over the citizenship census question, Trump administration officials suggested the possibility of "renewed debate" over protections that keep census answers confidential.