A flag flies outside the US supreme court after it was announced that the court will allow a limited version of Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect. Photograph: Eric Thayer/Getty

US president Donald Trump has welcomed a supreme court decision to uphold part of his controversial travel ban as “a clear victory for our national se(...)

Attorney General Jeff Sessions: to testify before the senate intelligence committee. Photograph: Susan Walsh/AP Photo

The US attorney general, Jeff Sessions, will testify publicly before the intelligence committee of the United States Senate on Tuesday, when he is ex(...)

Sean Spicer says the White House is confident it will  win  legal battle over Donald Trump’s travel ban. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

The Trump administration sought to play down fears among immigrant communities yesterday as the department of homeland security announced broad new m(...)

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers detain a suspect as  part of an operation that involved hundreds of raids last week in at least six states. Photograph:  Charles Reed/US  Immigration and Customs Enforcement/Reuters

US president Donald Trump has defended the detention of hundreds of immigrants by federal authorities in recent days, describing the action as a fulfi(...)