Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the United States will increase the number of refugees it accepts annually from around the world to 85,000 in 2016 and 100,000 in 2017.
An internal memo from the Obama administration reportedly considered allowing non-American Ebola patients into the United States for treatment, according to Fox News.
The Obama administration has lifted longtime restrictions on Libyans attending flight schools in the United States and training here in nuclear science, according to a final amendment of the ban recently approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder indicated Tuesday that the Obama administration is not planning to unilaterally change the status of marijuana as a Schedule I drug.
The House Judiciary Committee is investigating “conflicts” in statements given by Attorney General Eric Holder, committee chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R., Va.) said Sunday.
The House Judiciary Committee opened a formal probe Wednesday into whether Attorney General Eric Holder perjured himself in May 15 testimony before the committee regarding the Justice Department’s surveillance of reporters.
Documents show Labor Secretary nominee Tom Perez used his private email account to leak information about official business while he was assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform said in a Wednesday letter to Perez.
Department of Justice officials were grilled over wasteful spending at the agency, including over $50 million on conferences, $11 million on luxury private jets, and a special unit that helps Hollywood produce films and TV shows, during a House Judiciary Committee Hearing Wednesday.