• The great wall shutdown without end?

    Although still a couple of days short of the record set in 1995-96 for the longest shutdown, the ongoing Great Wall of Mexico government shutdown is getting a lot more attention than its predecessors.

  • DHS silver medalist stresses importance of data for agencies

    Michael Hoefer, chief of the office of performance and quality at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, talks data optimization and winning a silver medal.

  • PHOTOS: Children get in Halloween spirit for naturalization ceremony

    Children dressed in costume for a Halloween day naturalization ceremony at US Citizenship and Immigration Services on Wednesday.

  • Immigration judges accuse DOJ of undermining independence

    Immigration judges are accusing the Justice Department and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions of undermining a Philadelphia judge’s authority by having cases removed from his court

  • Shutdown: What if you don’t get paid this time?

    With a possible governmentwide shutdown just 58 days away, survivors of previous time-outs are remembering how they coped, if they were ordered not to work, or to go to work without the guarantee of getting paid.

  • Faster-moving budget talks met with shutdown threat

    Unusually, the Senate is moving faster than the House this year on appropriations bills for 2019.

  • How will Congress deal with Trump-Russia relations, domestic issues?

    Between Donald Trump’s summit with Vladimir Putin and still unresolved immigration issues, Congress is reacting — or in some cases remaining silent — on a wide range of challenges. Roll Call’s David Hawkings talked with Tom Temin about it.

  • Can the DC region still attract the best workers?

    Terry Clower, director for the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government, discusses how immigrants, especially long-term immigrants, make up a huge portion of the D.C. region’s workforce, and how pushing immigrants out of the country could be a large economic injury for the area. Clower also explains how attracting business to Washington can work by making a place where employees will want to live.

  • Former ICE chief counsel sentenced for stealing identities of immigrants

    In today’s Federal Newscast, Raphael Sanchez, former chief counsel for Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s Office of Principal Legal Advisor used the identities of undocumented immigrants to open fraudulent lines of credit.

  • Reform taxes IRS resources for next filing season

    The Internal Revenue Service faces an uphill battle in preparing for the next filing season, according to National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson.