US tensions with Iran are ramping up with no clear plan in sight. Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says that while Iran is acting belligerently, the US response is not helping.
It's one of three recent high-profile case where the US government has denied citizenship to children born overseas to a same-sex married couple because the child did not share biological ties with the US citizen parent.
Asians are the fastest growing demographic in the United States, but could risk being undercounted in the upcoming nationwide census. A Census Bureau study finds that Asian Americans are the least likely to complete their census questionnaires, putting some services at risk.
New York has long had one of the most favorable immigration courts in the nation for asylum-seekers, but the number of immigrants who are denied asylum has nearly doubled, as compared to four years ago.
Suzanne Maloney, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, discusses what intelligence the Trump administration has received about the threat from Iran in the wake of the administration's partial evacuation orders for the US embassy in Iraq.
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