U.S. lawmakers, back in their home districts during this week's congressional recess, are hearing from angry constituents at local town hall meetings. The White House has dismissed the protests as a misrepresentation of the larger population. VOA's Jesusemen Oni reports.
President Donald Trump has threatened to withhold federal funding to sanctuary cities -- those that do not fund or assist in enforcing U.S. immigration laws. But while some big cities have been defiant, Miami has become the first major US city to agree to comply with the the administration. As VOA's Jeff Swicord reports from Maimi, the decision has angered its large immigrant population.
In his first month in office, U.S. President Donald Trump is taking great care to make sure that his core supporters are pleased with the early weeks of his presidency, an approach that some analysts say could create problems down the line. VOA national correspondent Jim Malone has more from Washington.