The administration of Donald Trump has announced it will vastly expand fast-track deportation powers across the US. File photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

The administration of Donald Trump has announced it will vastly expand the authority of immigration officers to deport migrants without allowing them (...)

Former INLA prisoner Malachy McAllister with former US Senator George Mitchell.

The Trump White House is to allow a former Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) prisoner stay in the United States. Acting Homeland Secretary Kevin(...)

President Donald Trump greets homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen  at Naval Air Facility El Centro, in El Centro, California last Friday. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

US secretary of homeland security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, President Donald Trump has announced. In a series of tweets on Sund(...)

Migrants from Central America make their way to the town of Tapanetepec, in the southwestern state of Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday. The caravan is still hundreds of miles from the US. Photograph:  Todd Heisler/The New York Times

US defence chiefs are sending 5,200 troops to the southwest border with Mexico in an extraordinary military operation ordered just a week before midte(...)