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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jun 12 2018

Thousands of U.S. asylum claims in doubt after Sessions' decision

New limitations on asylum imposed by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions could invalidate tens of thousands of pending claims brought by women, children and men fleeing violence in their home countries, according to immigration attorneys. | Video

Jun 08 2018

Lawyers, workers question putting immigration detainees in U.S. prisons

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO The Trump administration's transfer of hundreds of detained immigrants into five U.S. prisons puts the detainees and prison staffers at risk, said prison workers and immigration lawyers on Friday.

Jun 08 2018

Exclusive: U.S. sending 1,600 immigration detainees to federal prisons

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO U.S. authorities are transferring into federal prisons about 1,600 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees, officials told Reuters on Thursday, in the first large-scale use of federal prisons to hold detainees amid a Trump administration crackdown on people entering the country illegally. | Video

May 15 2017

Trump reassures farmers immigration crackdown not aimed at their workers

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO President Donald Trump said he would seek to keep his tough immigration enforcement policies from harming the U.S. farm industry and its largely immigrant workforce, according to farmers and officials who met with him.

May 15 2017

Trump reassures farmers immigration crackdown not aimed at their workers

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO President Donald Trump said he would seek to keep his tough immigration enforcement policies from harming the U.S. farm industry and its largely immigrant workforce, according to farmers and officials who met with him.

Apr 12 2017

U.S. judges pulled from Mexico border as crossings by women, children fall

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO Two U.S. immigration judges recently sent to the Mexico border to process asylum requests from migrant women and children are being recalled as they have so few cases to hear, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Apr 11 2017

U.S. judges pulled from Mexico border as crossings by women, children fall

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO Two U.S. immigration judges recently sent to the Mexico border to process asylum requests from migrant women and children are being recalled as they have so few cases to hear, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Mar 15 2017

Seattle judge recommends "dreamer" case be heard in federal court

A Seattle federal judge on Tuesday recommended that his court hear the case of a Mexican immigrant with a work permit who is challenging his arrest by U.S. immigration authorities in February.

Mar 14 2017

Seattle judge recommends 'Dreamer' case be heard in federal court

A Seattle federal judge on Tuesday recommended that his court hear the case of a Mexican immigrant with a work permit who is challenging his arrest by U.S. immigration authorities in February.

Mar 09 2017

HINTERGRUND-Illegale US-Einwanderer befürchten Trennung von Kindern

San Francisco/New York "Wir haben am meisten Angst davor, was mit unseren Kindern passieren wird", sagt Seidy Martinez aus New Jersey.

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