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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at dsherfinski@washingtontimes.com.

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Kristina Halawi, 8, is kissed by her great aunt Sahira Jazrawi, 74, after her arrival at Detroit Metropolitan Airport Tuesday night, Feb. 7, 2017. Jazrawi along with her sister Suad Jazrawi, 77, were supposed to arrive last week but were delayed due to the executive order that stopped refugees from seven countries, including Iraq where they are originally from. A stay on the order was issued by a federal judge allowing the sisters, who have spent 5 years in Jordan waiting for asylum, to join their family in the U.S. (Tanya Moutzalias/The Ann Arbor News via AP)

Most voters oppose Trump's immigration executive order: Poll

Most voters say they oppose President Trump's recent move to suspend travel from seven majority-Muslim nations, with more saying they do not support other aspects of Mr. Trump's "extreme vetting" executive order, according to a poll released this week. Published February 8, 2017

Rep. John Larson, Connecticut Democrat, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 18, 2015, to announcing the introduction of the Social Security 2100 Act. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Democrats protest House vote to undo gun rule at Social Security hearing

Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee tried to use a Tuesday hearing on Social Security representative payees to lament a recent House vote to undo an Obama-era rule designed to get certain beneficiaries' information into the national gun-purchase background check system. Published February 7, 2017

Family members who have just arrived from Syria embrace and are greeted by family who live in the United States upon their arrival at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. Court rulings halting enforcement of President Donald Trump's ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries have reopened the door to the United States for some people initially denied entry. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

White House expects immigration order to be upheld

Ahead of a scheduled court hearing later Tuesday, the White House expressed confidence that President Trump's immigration order halting travel from seven majority-Muslim nations will be upheld. Published February 7, 2017