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Tough new rules on deportation set off scramble among immigration lawyers, advocates

The new regulations would allow immigration agents to remove illegal residents caught anywhere in the United States who have been in the country two years or less.

Government & Politics

Terror experts applaud Missouri arrest but caution: Don’t ignore domestic extremists

The federal charges against a Missouri man for allegedly aiding in what he thought was an Islamic State terror plot are a sign of the government’s stepped-up focus on Islamist extremism, terrorism experts said Tuesday. But some said that strategy is resulting in less scrutiny of another source of terrorism that is just as serious a threat: violent domestic extremists, including white supremacists, neo-Nazis and sovereign citizens.

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Advocates gearing up to challenge tough new DHS rules on deportation

Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Monday issued final orders to step up the deportation of tens of thousands more immigrants living in the country illegally. The final orders, signed by the secretary, are very close to drafts obtained by McClatchy, that wipe away protections implemented by the Obama administration.

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Tillerson: the 'utmost mission' is defeating ISIS

Rex Tillerson, President Trump's nominee for Secretary of State, spoke largely about accountability and honesty from the new leadership during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He said the "utmost mission" was defeating ISIS and that the United States must be "clear eyed" about Russia.
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Tillerson: the 'utmost mission' is defeating ISIS 3:05

Tillerson: the 'utmost mission' is defeating ISIS

Spicer: Top priority is dealing with people who pose a threat 2:56

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

McMaster discusses leadership, how to influence an organization 0:54

McMaster discusses leadership, how to influence an organization

McMaster: 'In the army, because the stakes are so high, you can't just be a yes man' 0:56

McMaster: 'In the army, because the stakes are so high, you can't just be a yes man'

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