One of the 47 House Democrats who voted with Republicans for a bill Thursday imposing new rules on the intake of Syrian and Iraqi refugees said he decided to support the measure only after he concluded it wouldn't stop President Barack Obama's resettlement plan.
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The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Thursday imposing new rules on the intake of refugees from Syria and Iraq, but it ignores key concerns about President Barack Obama's refugee plan.
U.S. officials say none of the Paris attackers identified so far were on U.S. watch lists, bolstering concerns about limits to U.S. intelligence that could handicap the refugee vetting process.
Dozens of the U.S. citizens arrested in recent years on terror-related charges are immigrants admitted to the United States legally who later obtained citizenship.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday she has not personally reviewed the undercover Planned Parenthood videos on which felony allegations against the non-profit turn.
The Obama administration has not responded to a demand from senators for details on the immigration history of dozens of U.S. residents arrested on terror-related charges.
The Islamic State executed scores of its own militants because they recently abandoned their headquarters in Sinjar rather than resist a coalition of Kurdish forces who have retaken the strategically important Iraqi city.
Western forces were trying to locate and kill the suspected mastermind of Friday's terror attack in Paris, but couldn't pinpoint his location in Syria in the weeks leading up to the attack.
French President Francois Hollande proposed constitutional amendments and a three-month extension of state of emergency measures Monday that will severely limit the civil liberties of French citizens.
Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions urged Republicans to add language to an upcoming spending bill that will block President Barack Obama from following through on his plan to unilaterally admit an extra 45,000 migrants into the U.S. in the next year.
President Barack Obama rejected calls Monday for a change in strategy against the Islamic State following Friday's terror attacks in Paris.
French fighter jets bombarded the Islamic State's defacto capital in Syria Sunday night in retaliation Friday's deadly terror attacks in Paris.
The Supreme Court agreed to take up a challenge to a Texas abortion law Friday that could re-shape the legislative landscape in favor of the pro-life movement.
Kurdish forces retook Sinjar Friday morning with the help of U.S. airstrikes, liberating the Iraqi city from more than 15 months of Islamic State rule and cutting off one of the group's major supply lines.
House and Senate Republicans are working on legislation that would dramatically expand a guest worker program, allowing businesses to bring in three times the number of low-skilled guest workers from abroad.
Just three senators voted against a bill to increase authorized defense spending Tuesday: Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, and Oregon senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley .
Another business is laying off American tech workers and forcing them to train their foreign replacements, joining the ranks of Southern California Edison, Disney, Fossil Group and Catalina Marketing.
A representative for legal immigrants in the U.S. grilled the Department of Homeland Security for holding an immigration ombudsman event without representing the interests of displaced American workers or of legal immigrants already in the states.
Washington Post editor Jackson Diehl slammed President Barack Obama's dealings with previously shunned regimes in an opinion piece Monday, saying the hug-it-out approach he's taking will only give them the tools they need to stay in power.