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Federal Judge Of Hawaii Freezes Trump Travel Ban

U.S. District Judge Derrick K. Watson of Hawaii froze President Trump’s new executive order on Wednesday which sought to temporarily bar the issuance of new visas to citizens from six Muslim-majority countries and suspend the admission of new refugees. Watson was one of three judges to hear arguments on Wednesday about freezing the ban, including…

Muhammad Ali Jr. Detained A Second Time

After meeting with lawmakers in Washington to discuss his detention at an airport last month, Muhammad Ali Jr. was detained and questioned again by immigration officials on his way home on Friday, his lawyer said. Ali and his mother, Khalilah Camacho Ali, were able to travel to the meeting from Fort Lauderdale without incident, but…

Trump Signs New Executive Order Banning Travel From 6 Countries

President Trump on Monday signed a new version of his immigration executive order, following a federal court’s block last month of the original order he issued Jan. 27. No cameras were present as Trump signed the revised order, which newly excludes Iraq — an ally in the fight against the Islamic State — from the…

Muhammad Ali Son Detained At Airport, Agents Ask ‘Are You Muslim?

Border agents detained and questioned the son of the boxing legend Muhammad Ali about his religion when he flew back to the US this month, a family lawyer said. “Where did you get your name from? Are you a Muslim?” they asked the 44-year-old Muhammad Ali Jr, who was born in Philadelphia and is a…

John Yoo: Trump Has Gone Too Far

John Yoo, who once advised President George W. Bush to take “vigorous, perhaps extreme, measures to protect the nation” in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, wrote in an opinion column in The New York Times on Monday that he believes President Trump’s actions are concerning. Yoo mentioned various examples, from the…

Poll: Only 31% of Americans Think Trump Ban Makes U.S. Safer

Just one-third of Americans say they believe President Trump’s new immigration ban will help protect them from terrorism, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. The study, conducted Jan. 30 and 31, found that one in two Americans—49 percent—backed the ban. But only about 31 percent of those polled said they believed it makes them…

Trump Blames Airport Chaos on Delta

Airports all over the United States spun into crisis over the weekend after President Trump signed an order closing the nation to refugees and to people from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Lawyers and protesters rushed to the aid of American residents who were barred from reentry, and legal battles began all over the country. Despite…

Protests Around the Country Against Trump’s Muslim Ban

On Friday, Mr. Trump signed an executive order on Friday to authorize a travel ban on citizens from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, all Muslim-majority countries. The effects have caused an uproar in the U.S. and abroad. Here’s your list of all the protests happening against the Muslim Ban Trump issued by…

Trevor Noah: How Trump Has Built His Own ‘Crazy Reality’ [VIDEO]

Trevor Noah ripped the first week of Donald Trump’s presidency to show what we can expect from here, and his assessment was pretty grim. It included a “Dark Knight” nod. “The difference between candidate Trump and President Trump is that now we have to live in his crazy reality,” Noah said. According to Noah, Trump…