Articles tagged “refugees”

Supreme Court Agrees to Retain Trump Ban on Most Refugees

Supreme Court Agrees to Retain Trump Ban on Most Refugees

Mark Sherman, Associated Press

The Trump administration's travel and refugee bans are set to expire within weeks. If the federal government ends up renewing them, then the cycle of executive orders and litigation would play itself out again.

2 weeks ago

Trump Files Supreme Court Appeal on Loosening of Refugee Ban

Trump Files Supreme Court Appeal on Loosening of Refugee Ban

Associated Press

Let's make America immigrant-free even if she or he got fully vetted, and a resettlement agency in the U.S. is willing to handle the transition. That's the said, yet relentless message from the Trump administration. But the Justice Department is not trying to get cousins and grandparents of citizens banned. Small victory.

2 weeks ago

Trump Travel Ban Could Lead to More Refugees Arriving and Fewer Christians

Trump Travel Ban Could Lead to More Refugees Arriving and Fewer Christians

Erik Larson, Nick Wadhams, Bob Van Voris and Kartikay Mehrotra , Bloomberg

The Trump refugee ban may block more refugees from the Ukraine, Myanmar and the Congo, which face everything from wars to genocide, than from Muslim-majority countries. 'Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free ... ' Oh, well.

3 months ago

U.S. Asks Hawaii Judge to Clarify Travel Ban Ruling on Refugees

U.S. Asks Hawaii Judge to Clarify Travel Ban Ruling on Refugees

Associated Press

Did the Hawaii judge block the entire travel ban 2.0 or just parts of it? The Trump administration is trying to figure out if it can still temporarily block all refugees, regardless of their religion or citizenship.

6 months ago

Trump Bans Travel to U.S. for Citizens of 7 Muslim-Majority Nations

Ken Thomas, Associated Press

The hope that the Trump administration would be beneficial for the U.S. travel industry seems to have been quashed just one week into his term. It's now incumbent upon the travel industry to push back against these isolationist and prejudicial policies.

8 months ago