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Everything you need to know about Real ID

Starting about a year from now on Oct. 1, 2020, travelers in the U.S. will not be allowed through security and onto their flights without flashing a Real ID.

New Trump rules would further restrict legal immigration

The Trump administration is moving forward with one of its most aggressive steps yet to restrict legal immigration, denying green cards to many migrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance, officials said announced Monday.

16 Marines arrested in human smuggling investigation

An investigation into troops smuggling immigrants into the United States illegally led to the arrest Thursday of 16 Marines at California's Camp Pendleton, a base about an hour's drive from the U.S.-Mexico border.

Judge allows Trump administration’s most restrictive asylum ban to continue

A federal judge on Wednesday declined to block a new rule that effectively bars most migrants from Central America and other countries from seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. The decision allows the Trump administration to implement for now its most ambitious effort yet to unilaterally overhaul the asylum system.

US to send asylum seekers back to dangerous part of Mexico

The U.S. government on Friday expanded its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's most dangerous cities, where thousands of people are already camped, some for several months.

TSA collected nearly $1M in loose change last year

Travelers may need to think twice about the change they leave behind as they race through TSA screening checkpoints to make their flights.
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Trump says he may send ‘Illegal Immigrants’ to Dem districts

President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering sending "Illegal Immigrants" to Democratic strongholds to punish congressional foes for inaction on border security— just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials insisted the idea had been rejected as fast as it had been brought up.
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Secret Service head Alles leaving, career official tapped

U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles is leaving the Trump administration, the White House said, amid a shake-up in the upper echelon of the Department of Homeland Security.

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigning after clashes with Trump on immigration

It's unclear whether Nielsen is deciding to resign voluntarily, or whether she has been pressured to resign.

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