H-1B visa extensions for workers waiting on green cards are safe for now

The Trump administration appears to be creating distance between itself and rumors that it might end the practice of extending H-1B visas during the green card application process. The rumored change would have a large impact on foreign tech workers in the U.S., but the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

Russia collusion inquiry faces a big 2018 but will Trump let Mueller finish the job?

The investigation is likely to produce further indictments and perhaps an interview with the president himself, but things are not certain to run smoothly From his starting point in May through the end of 2017, special counsel Robert Mueller indicted two former top aides to Donald Trump and made plea

Trump-Russia: Republicans trying to kill off investigation, says Adam Schiff

Top Democrat says move against House inquiry is a ploy to damage Mueller-FBI investigation, while Trump declines to rule out pardoning Michael Flynn The senior Democrat in a congressional Trump-Russia investigation has said he fears Republicans are manoeuvring to kill off inquiries into Moscows interference in the 2016 US presidential

Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move US embassy

Officials confirm that US president will break with decades of diplomacy in a move many warn will trigger unrest in the region Donald Trump will declare formal recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday, the White House has said, breaking with years of precedent and potentially leading

Trump’s consumer agency pick serves doughnuts and plea to ‘disregard’ acting head

Amid a political and legal battle over a bureau with two directors, interim director Leandra English and Trump-backed Mick Mulvaney sent rival emails to staff A day after the official that Donald Trump wants Elizabeth Warren, then a Harvard professor, now a Massachusetts senator and in many eyes a potential

Secretive search for man behind Trump dossier reveals tension in Russia inquiry

Attempt by two congressional staffers to contact former M16 officer highlights fight for control over House intelligence committees investigation Two US congressional staffers who travelled to London in July and tried to contact former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele, were sent by a longstanding aide to a dossier compiled by