New Trump Administration Rules Target 'Birth Tourism'
The Trump administration announced Thursday new visa rules to stop what is known as “birth tourism.” The new guidelines state the U.S. can deny tourist visas to pregnant women if consular officers determine that the applicant is traveling to give birth in the United States, in order to secure the child U.S. citizenship. VOA’s Ardita Dunellari has more from Washington.
California Threatened with Funds Loss Over Abortion Coverage
The federal Health and Human Services Department said it is issuing a "notice of violation," giving California 30 days to comply with a federal law known as the Weldon amendment
Trump's Lawyers Prepare to Mount Defense in Senate Impeachment Trial
Democrats have concluded three days of opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump, setting the stage for the president’s lawyers to present their case in the days ahead. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, House impeachment managers painstakingly argued for Trump’s conviction and removal from office, but Senate Republicans, who control the chamber, are mostly united in their defense of the president.