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Stef W. Kight


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Past articles by Stef:

GOP group of 16 complicates McCarthy's debt ceiling leverage

McCarthy could need Democratic votes for a debt-ceiling deal tied to budget cuts. → Read More

U.S. still trying to unite 1,000 migrant kids separated from their families at border

Biden vowed to reunite families torn apart by Trump policy. → Read More

Kevin McCarthy's risky weapon in the 118th Congress

The stakes are higher for attendance with historically tight margins and no more proxy voting. → Read More

Biden's sudden centrist push on immigration

"He is shifting to where a lot of us have been wanting him to go," one Democrat told Axios. → Read More

Biden braces for potentially 14,000 migrants a day

The pandemic-era Title 42 policy ends on Dec. 21. → Read More

Biden administration eyes border overhaul as Title 42 pandemic policy ends

Some of the ideas echo controversial policies from the Trump administration. → Read More

Democrats make quiet history with state-level gains

The partisan battles over democracy and abortion rights are shaped at the state level. → Read More

Scoop: Trump-aligned group declares "war on cartels"

The group — run by Russ Vought, Ken Cuccinelli and Kash Patel — calls for cartels to be treated like foreign terrorist groups, such as ISIS. → Read More

Search interest in abortion falls as the border rises

The midterm election is just seven weeks away. → Read More

Scoop: ICE is short $345 million, poised to spend more than ever

The surge of migrants at the border is driving up costs. → Read More

Biden is nowhere close to hitting his refugee goals

Biden officials expect to fall 100,000 short of their goal of resettling 125,000 refugees. → Read More

Scoop: Tens of thousands of migrants waiting on U.S. doorstep

DHS intelligence is tracking between 40,000 and 50,000 migrants in Mexican shelters. → Read More

Democrats' early redistricting wins unravel as midterm fears deepen

The party was already at a huge disadvantage for the midterms. → Read More

Leaked memo shows DHS preparing for violence after abortion ruling

Officials are bracing for violence once the ruling is final. → Read More

Biden’s border headache to come whipping back

A new border surge may only exacerbate national security and political concerns. → Read More

Scoop: Ukrainians flock to U.S.-Mexico border

Nearly 1,000 have shown up so far this month after Russia’s invasion. → Read More

Biden administration moves to expedite asylum process at southern border

The announcement comes as officials prepare for COVID-19 border policies to be lifted. → Read More

Biden officials fear "mass migration event" if COVID border policies end

Title 42 has been used to rapidly expel migrants at the southern border. → Read More

ICE arrests and deportations fall under Biden

ICE made 74,000 arrests of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. in fiscal year 2021. → Read More

How many Ukrainian refugees the U.S. has admitted

The number of Ukrainian refugees admitted into the U.S. has fallen in recent years — coinciding with the pandemic. → Read More