Biden urged to scrap Trump ‘Remain in Mexico’ migrant policy after court ruling | US immigration

[ad_1] Democratic lawmakers and immigration advocates are pressing Joe Biden to take new steps to end an immigration policy begun by his predecessor, Donald Trump, after the US supreme court ordered that the controversial “Remain in Mexico” program be reinstated. The policy put in place by Trump, forced thousands of asylum seekers to stay in … Read more

Capitol attack committee issues sweeping requests for official records | US Capitol attack

[ad_1] The House select committee tasked with investigating the 6 January attacks on the Capitol has issued its first round of sweeping demands for records from multiple US government agencies. In a statement released on Wednesday, the committee revealed that it has sent its initial demands to various executive branch agencies including the National Archives … Read more

Biden says US is ‘determined to complete this mission’ as Afghanistan evacuations pass 70,000 – live | US news

[ad_1] 10.57pm BST 22:57 Peter Beaumont The UN’s top human rights official described credible reports of serious human rights violations committed by the Taliban in Afghanistan, including summary executions of civilians, restrictions on women and limitations on protests against their rule. At an emergency session of the UN human rights council, called at the request … Read more