Edward Alden

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President Trump is in Singapore meeting Kim Jong-Un. Trump wants North Korea’s leader to give up the country’s nuclear program in exchange for lifting sanctions.

After G7 summit, is Trump reshaping the old world order?

President Trump is in Singapore meeting Kim Jong-Un. Trump wants North Korea’s leader to give up the country’s nuclear program in exchange for lifting sanctions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump is supporting a new Senate bill on legal immigration, called the  RAISE Act , standing for "Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment."

What should America look like?

President Trump is supporting a new Senate bill on legal immigration, called the RAISE Act , standing for "Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment."

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A Department of Homeland Security memo calls for 5,000 new Border Patrol agents and 10,000 new Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents. But hiring that many new people is not easy.

Hurdles to hiring 15,000 more immigration enforcement agents

A Department of Homeland Security memo calls for 5,000 new Border Patrol agents and 10,000 new Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents. But hiring that many new people is not easy.

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