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Donald Trump's in-laws become U.S. citizens, likely using ‘chain migration' pathway the president has condemned

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First lady Melania Trump's parents became U.S. citizens in a naturalization ceremony in New York on Thursday, completing a years-long immigration process even as President Trump has called for new laws to bar Americans from sponsoring parents and other relatives.
Michael Wildes, an attorney for Viktor and Amalija Knavs, who had been living in the country as legal permanent residents after leaving their native Slovenia, confirmed that his clients took the oath of citizenship.
News photographers captured images of the couple as they arrived at a Manhattan federal building accompanied by...
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Trump Stays Quiet While Saudi Arabia-Canada Tensions Rise

Trump Stays Quiet While Saudi Arabia-Canada Tensions Rise

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The Trump administration is privately trying to coax Saudi Arabia to dial back hostilities with Canada even as the U.S. maintains a hands-off public approach to the escalating dispute between the two key allies, a senior U.S. official said.
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U.S. officials sought to shield NATO agreement from Trump

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Trump administration says 559 migrant children are still separated from their parents because of 'zero tolerance' policy

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The Trump administration acknowledged Thursday that 559 migrant children remain separated from their parents - even though the government had a court-ordered July 26 deadline to reunite all families shattered by the “zero tolerance” policy. Government attorneys provided the new figure in a status...
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Melania Trump's Parents Used ‘Chain Migration' That President Says Brings 'Truly Evil' People to U.S

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President Trump's in-laws gained citizenship Thursday through a program he doesn't want other immigrants to benefit from.
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Melania Trump's Parents Are Sworn In as U.S. Citizens

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New York - First lady Melania Trump's parents were sworn in as U.S. citizens on Thursday, completing a legal path to citizenship that their son-in-law has suggested eliminating.
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Melania Trump's Parents Likely Became U.S. Citizens Through 'Chain Migration' Donald Trump Blasts

Melania Trump's Parents Likely Became U.S. Citizens Through 'Chain Migration' Donald Trump Blasts

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President Donald Trump has personally benefited from the family-based immigration he rails against.
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