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Immigration & Refugees

Mexico to Trump: We won’t take your unwanted immigrants

Mexico is not happy – actually angry – about President Donald Trump expectation that it would hold U.S. asylum applicants while they fight their cases in U.S. courts. Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray vowed Wednesday that Mexico will not accept the Trump’s administration “unilateral” directives and that President Enrique Peña Nieto would make that clear directly to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly when they meet on Thursday.

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The checks and balances of executive orders

Executive orders are as old as George Washington. Every president except William Henry Harrison has issued them, and some—like President Donald Trump's recent executive order on immigration—are controversial. They directly affect how the government operates but it isn’t always clear how they work.
Nicole L. Cvetnic and Natalie Fertig McClatchy
The checks and balances of executive orders 1:47

The checks and balances of executive orders

If Trump repeals the ACA, here's how employer-based healthcare could change 2:20

If Trump repeals the ACA, here's how employer-based healthcare could change

Mayor Sly James addresses need for terminal overhaul at KCI 3:37

Mayor Sly James addresses need for terminal overhaul at KCI

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Spicer: Top priority is dealing with people who pose a threat

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