Trump orders asylum overhaul, including new fee for applicants and faster adjudications, amid ‘severe’ border crisis

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Source: MSN President Trump called Monday night for a sweeping overhaul to an asylum system he has long said is rife with fraud — including a new fee to process asylum applicants, and the capacity to rapidly adjudicate applicants’ claims while also barring them from working in the U.S. in the meantime. In a presidential memorandum, Trump specifically told Attorney …

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Trump orders staff to prepare arms-control push with Russia and China

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Source: MSN President Trump has ordered his administration to prepare a push for new arms-control agreements with Russia and China after bristling at the cost of a 21st-century nuclear arms race, according to administration officials. The aim of the nascent effort, a senior administration official said, is to bring Russian nuclear weapons unregulated by treaties …

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Trump administration cracks down on zero-down home loans

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Source: MSN Money The Trump administration is cracking down on national affordable housing programs because of concern over growing risk to the government’s almost $1.3 trillion portfolio of federally insured mortgages. The effort targets providers of money for borrowers who can’t afford the 3.5 percent down payment typically required on Federal Housing Administration loans. Such …

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US to allow lawsuits over Cuba property confiscation: Official

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Source: Al Jazeera In an effort to increase pressure on Cuba, the US plans to open the way for lawsuits over property confiscated by Cuba. Stepping up pressure on Cuba, United States President Donald Trump is poised to allow lawsuits against foreign companies that have benefited from Cuba’s seizure of American companies after the 1959 …

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