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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

Nov 08 2017

Homeland Security nominee says no need for full U.S.-Mexico border wall

Donald Trump's nominee to head the Department of Homeland Security told a U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday there was no need to build a wall on the Mexican border "from sea to shining sea" in remarks that contrasted with the president's campaign pledge.

Nov 03 2017

New Trump immigration efforts aim to stop child border crossers

NEW YORK Many of the immigration initiatives launched by the Trump administration in recent weeks target one kind of migrant: children. | Video

Oct 25 2017

Under Trump plan, refugees from 11 countries face additional U.S. barriers

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The Trump administration will temporarily delay processing of most refugees from 11 countries identified as high-risk, while resuming refugee admissions for other countries, government officials said on Tuesday. Most of the affected countries are in the Middle East and Africa, according to documents seen by Reuters.

Oct 20 2017

Trump administration considers pausing U.S. refugee family reunification program

NEW YORK President Trump's administration has drafted a plan to pause a program that allows family members join refugees already settled in the United States until they can undergo increased security checks, two sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters.

Oct 19 2017

Trump administration weighs tighter vetting for women, children refugees: sources

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The Trump administration is considering tightening the vetting process for women and children seeking to enter the United States as refugees, a proposal that if adopted would bring security checks closer to those for adult men, three sources with knowledge of the plan told Reuters.

Oct 17 2017

Special Report: They fled danger for a high-stakes bet on U.S. immigration courts

OAKLAND, California The two Honduran women told nearly identical stories to the immigration courts: Fear for their lives and for the lives of their children drove them to seek asylum in the United States. | Video

Oct 12 2017

Four U.S. 'sanctuary cities' may be violating law: U.S. Attorney General

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The U.S. Justice Department singled out four cities and a county on Thursday for allegedly having so-called "sanctuary policies" that may violate a federal law that says local governments cannot limit information sharing with U.S. immigration officials.

Oct 03 2017

More groups challenge Trump's latest travel ban in court

NEW York Muslim immigrants and an advocacy group filed a fresh lawsuit against President Donald Trump's latest version of a travel ban that placed indefinite restrictions on the entry of citizens from eight countries to the United States.

Sep 27 2017

U.S. will phase out program for Central American child refugees

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's administration is ending a program that allowed children fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to apply for refugee status in the United States before leaving home.

Sep 27 2017

U.S. will phase out programme for Central American child refugees

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's administration is ending a programme that allowed children fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to apply for refugee status in the United States before leaving home.

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