White House Weighs Lowering Refugee Quota to Below 50,000

The issue has ignited intense debate within the administration, with officials at the National Security Council, the State Department and the Department of Defense opposing a precipitous drop.

Torture Victim, Expecting a U.S. Handshake, Was Given Handcuffs Instead

A man who had been beaten and jailed by Venezuelan security agents fled to the United States, but was arrested when he arrived at an asylum interview in Miami.