Articles tagged “supreme court”

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 Setback Appealed by Justice Department to Supreme Court

Trump Travel Ban Setback Appealed by Justice Department to Supreme Court

Elliot Spagat and Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press

At stake in the next few weeks is the fate of 24,000 refugees who had been approved to enter the United States but got snagged in the Trump travel ban. The longer-term repercussions, including the Constitutional issues, go way beyond the travel ban's fine print.

2 months ago

Trump Travel Ban Violates Supreme Court Instructions, Says Hawaii Challenge

Trump Travel Ban Violates Supreme Court Instructions, Says Hawaii Challenge

Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg

It's clear the Trump administration wants to ban as many people from Muslim-majority countries as possible so it took the Supreme Court's instructions and twisted them, where possible.

3 months ago

U.S. Supreme Court Likely Ruled on Travel Ban But Hasn’t Publicized it Yet

U.S. Supreme Court Likely Ruled on Travel Ban But Hasn’t Publicized it Yet

Mark Sherman, Associated Press

The high court has likely decided Trump's travel ban already but now the justices' opinions on both sides of the argument need to get written. We should find out the fate of the ban shortly after the writing gets wrapped up.

3 months ago

Eurail Pass Booking is Subject of U.S. Supreme Court Hearing

Eurail Pass Booking is Subject of U.S. Supreme Court Hearing

Noah Feldman, Bloomberg

Should foreign governments, heavily involved in business enterprises and not just governing, be subject to lawsuits in the U.S? The U.S. Supreme Court is taking up the issue.

2 years ago

Travel Brands Love That Same-Sex Marriage is Now Law of the Land

Travel Brands Love That Same-Sex Marriage is Now Law of the Land

Dan Peltier and Joyce Manalo, Skift

Some travel brands have been at the forefront of LGBT travel for years and deserve to be recognized for getting out ahead of the mainstream. But this ruling of course opens the flood gates to wedding tourism in more states, and tourism boards will have their hands full planning for more LGBT travelers.

2 years ago