Posted on · In a notice to Congress late Wednesday, the government said it intends to let in 15,000 refugees in 2021. That's 3,000 fewer than the 18,000 ceiling the administration set for fiscal year 2020.
Posted on · Children that are removed from their families and placed in institutional care are at greater risk of being trafficked, according to a new report from the State Department.
Posted on · John Feeley's resignation is not a response to President Trump's reportedly vulgar remarks on African countries. Feeley, a career diplomat, had already informed U.S officials before the comments
Posted on · Rex Tillerson, the former oil company CEO, will now head America's foreign policy, as skeptical diplomats wait for what's next.
Posted on · The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is expected to begin confirmation hearings for Tillerson as secretary of state next week.
Posted on · Kerry said cooperating with Muslim religious and political leaders around the world is essential to defeat Islamist terrorism. He argued that anti-Muslim rhetoric by U.S. presidential candidates isn’t helping.
Posted on · The State Department has issued a travel alert to U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe following several terrorist attacks, including the March 22 attacks in Brussels.