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 reach 70,000 – live | US news

[ad_1] 10.32pm BST 22:32 “Each day of operations brings added risk to our troops,” Biden said, before ending his statements. “They’re real and significant challenges that we also have to take into consideration. The longer we stay starting with the acute and growing risk of an attack by a terrorist group.” The Taliban has said … Read more