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Trump administration rescinds rule on foreign students

Facing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools held classes entirely online because of the ...

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Supreme Court to weigh move to end program for young immigrants (access required)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is due to hear arguments next week over the constitutionality of President Donald Trump’s decision to terminate a program that protects young, undocumented immigrants from deportation. Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers, 165 educational institutions (including ...

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DHS: Most state election officials lack clearances needed (access required)

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said only about 20 out of a targeted 150 state officials have full security clearances needed to receive classified information on cybersecurity threats to their elections, with the midterm congressional primaries already underway. Nielsen, under ...

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Face scans for US citizens flying abroad stir privacy issues (access required)

HOUSTON — If the Trump administration gets its way, U.S. citizens boarding international flights will have to submit to a face scan, a plan privacy advocates call a step toward a surveillance state. The Department of Homeland Security says it’s ...

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