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Trump Targets 8 Countries In Revised Travel Ban

On Sunday evening, President Trump issued a presidential proclamation placing indefinite travel restrictions on visitors from eight nations: Chad, Libya, Syria, Yemen, North Korea, Venezuela, Iran, and Somalia. Sudan was dropped from Trump’s original travel bans, the latter of which expired Sunday, while Chad, North Korea, and Venezuela were added. The proclamation, which Trump administration…

State Department Offers Last-Minute Reversal on Travel Ban Policy on Fiancés

The U.S. State Department has changed its definition of a close family member eligible for travel to the U.S. under President Trump’s revised travel ban. The revised travel ban, which restricts travel from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, took effect late Thursday. Under the ban, only close family members of those living in…

Supreme Court To Hear Trump’s Travel Ban Case In October

The Supreme Court handed down the final opinions of its nine-month term Monday, with a 5-4 decision on the death penalty case Davila v. Davis, a 5-4 decision on the securities case California Public Employees’ Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc., and a 7-2 decision in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer. The…

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Against Trump’s Travel Ban

A second federal appeals court has ruled against President Trump’s revised travel ban. The decision on Monday, from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, was the latest in a string of court rulings rejecting the administration’s efforts to limit travel from several predominantly Muslim countries. The administration has…

Trump: I Am Calling It A ‘TRAVEL BAN!’ [VIDEO]

When is a travel ban not a travel ban? Trump WH in their own words. pic.twitter.com/xZo6ntGCJI — Morning Joe (@Morning_Joe) June 5, 2017 President Trump on Monday slammed his own administration’s travel ban as “watered down” and “politically correct.” He tweeted, “The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered…

Trump Asks Supreme Court To Immediately Unfreeze Travel Ban

Late Thursday, the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to rule on the legality of its temporary ban against all refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority nations, and to allow the ban to take effect while it considers the appeal. President Trump’s executive order has been stayed by both a federal judge in Hawaii and…

4th Circuit Court Of Appeals Upholds Block On Trump’s Travel Ban

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a nationwide injunction against President Trump’s travel ban on Thursday, saying the executive order “drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination.” Trump’s executive order planned to restrict travel from several predominantly Muslim countries. In particular, the ruling noted that president Trump’s power to deny entry to immigrants, while…