Acting Head Of Customs and Border Protection Says New Asylum Rule In 'Pilot' Phase

July 18, 2019 - 5:36pm EDT
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"Although the new federal regulation allows us to apply that all 2,000 miles along the southwest border, we're not going to do that." Mark Morgan told NPR.

Oct 29 - 3:49pm EDT

At the end of President Trump's first term, NPR revisits people it talked with before his inauguration. He confirmed the worst fears of some and the greatest hopes of others.

Oct 29 - 3:49pm EDT

The presidential race is a toss-up in North Carolina, a state President Trump won with less than 50% of the vote in 2016. Supporters of Trump and Joe Biden are working hard to turn out more voters.

Oct 29 - 2:12pm EDT

In many key counties, volunteers have stepped up to fill poll worker shortages. But elsewhere staffing concerns continue.

Oct 29 - 8:00am EDT

More than 6 million voters under the age of 30 have cast early ballots, compared to roughly 2 million at the same time in 2016. The number of first-time voters in that group has doubled in four years.

Oct 29 - 7:17am EDT

Five days before the end of voting, we have a status report on Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. Those three states flipped to Donald Trump in 2016.

Oct 29 - 5:10am EDT

President Trump again skipped Phoenix during his latest campaign swing through Arizona, as the campaign returns to its 2016 playbook — hoping rural voters will decide the close election.

Oct 29 - 5:05am EDT

A new mobile voting center is cruising through Santa Cruz, Calif., this election season. It's especially important for people who lost their homes in recent wildfires.

Oct 29 - 5:03am EDT

These are the 13 races that will determine control of the Senate in the next Congress. To win control, Democrats would need to net-gain four seats, or three seats plus control of the White House.

Oct 28 - 8:17pm EDT

It was the second time the high court refused a GOP effort to block a three-day extension for counting absentee ballots in Pennsylvania. Justice Amy Coney Barrett did not participate in either case.