Germany’s Angela Merkel Agrees to Limits on Accepting Refugees

By MELISSA EDDY October 9, 2017 BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed to limit the number of asylum seekers allowed to enter Germany each year to 200,000, a concession to her Bavarian partners as she tries to form a government after losing seats...

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.