President Trump and Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue unveiled a new immigration bill that would institute a skills-based points system for granting employment visas.
North Korea tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on July 28 that theoretically could reach much of the United States, including Boston and New York.
U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton found former Maracopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio guilty of criminal contempt of court, a misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in jail.
A Mexican national who has been deported by immigration authorities at least 20 times was arrested in Portland, Oregon, on July 24 and charged with robbery, kidnapping, burglary, and sexual assault against two victims, one a 65-year-old woman.
The president of a research institute issued a report in June indicating that between 594,000 and 5.7 million noncitizens voted in the 2008 presidential election.
According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. marriage rate — the number of new marriages per 1,000 people — has been falling for decades and remains low.
The Justice Department filed an amicus brief saying that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not cover employment discrimination based on sexual orientation.
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said that talks with China aimed at gaining China’s support for UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea are progressing.
A U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand killed at least 16 Afghan National Police (ANP) force members in a “friendly fire” incident on July 21, said Afghan and American officials.
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban issued a strong statement in defense of Poland in its dispute with the EU over what should be a strictly internal legislative matter.