Articles tagged “travel ban”

Trump Travel Ban and Presidential Immigration Powers Will Get Supreme Court Review

Trump Travel Ban and Presidential Immigration Powers Will Get Supreme Court Review

Greg Stohr, Bloomberg

President Trump's third travel ban will finally get a U.S. Supreme Court review, and it could have a far-reaching impact on the limitations of presidential authority when setting immigration policy.

4 hours ago

MIT President Views Immigrant Travel Ban as Hurting U.S. Competitiveness

MIT President Views Immigrant Travel Ban as Hurting U.S. Competitiveness

Michael McDonald and Tom Moroney, Bloomberg

The MIT president has a good point: The U.S. university system has been a magnet for top students and talent. Trump's anti-immigrant stance will make America worse.

2 weeks ago

Trump Travel Ban Gets Struck Down by San Francisco Appeals Court

Trump Travel Ban Gets Struck Down by San Francisco Appeals Court

Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg

This ruling was a setback for Trump's travel ban, but the U.S. Supreme Court will ultimately decide the issue.

4 weeks ago

Latest Travel Ban Appeal Arguments Focus on Security Risks

Latest Travel Ban Appeal Arguments Focus on Security Risks

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press

The longer the travel ban appeals process goes on, the more likely it seems that a watered-down version of the original ban will remain in place.

1 month ago

Trump’s Third Travel Ban Goes Into Effect Despite Pending Lawsuits

Trump’s Third Travel Ban Goes Into Effect Despite Pending Lawsuits

Mark Sherman, Associated Press

The revised version of the travel ban goes into effect, for now. Pending lawsuits mean there is still a chance the Supreme Court will strike down the restrictions.

2 months ago

Third Trump Travel Ban Heads Back to Appeals Courts This Week

Third Trump Travel Ban Heads Back to Appeals Courts This Week

Denise Lavoie and Gene Johnson, Associated Press

Whatever happens in court this week, it wont be the end of the story. President Trump is intent on enacting a travel ban despite plenty of opposition.

2 months ago

Officials Finally Detail Initial Chaos Caused by Trump Travel Ban

Officials Finally Detail Initial Chaos Caused by Trump Travel Ban

Associated Press

As long suspected, both surprise and incompetence contributed to the illegal and unprofessional behavior of some officials tasked to implement the first Trump travel ban.

2 months ago

Trump Asks Supreme Court for Full Travel Ban Implementation

Trump Asks Supreme Court for Full Travel Ban Implementation

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press

The Trump administration wants implementation of the full monty — the whole travel ban, warts and all — pending the appeals process. Separately, the U.S. federal government is showing Haitian earthquake victims the door. There seems to be a theme running through all this.

2 months ago

Third Trump Travel Ban Gets Partial Approval From Appeals Court

Third Trump Travel Ban Gets Partial Approval From Appeals Court

Associated Press, Jennifer Sinco Kelleher and Gene Johnson

The ultimate outcome of the Trump administration's travel ban push is far from over as both sides brace for a protracted battle.

2 months ago

Seattle Lawsuit Challenges Trump’s Ban of Resettled Refugees’ Spouses and Kids

Seattle Lawsuit Challenges Trump’s Ban of Resettled Refugees’ Spouses and Kids

Gene Johnson, Associated Press

And so it continues despite bans being overturned. Every chance President Trump gets to keep foreigners out of the U.S., whether they be the spouses or kids of refugees already here, or prospective tech employees from foreign countries, he tries to block their entry. There's not much nuance to talk about here.

2 months ago

Half Dozen U.S. States Want to Join Hawaii in Opposing Trump Travel Ban

Half Dozen U.S. States Want to Join Hawaii in Opposing Trump Travel Ban

Associated Press

At least seven states believe President Trump's third attempted travel ban is unconstitutional. Ultimately, it will be likely be up to nine justices in Washington, D.C. to make the ultimate determination about the travel ban.

3 months ago

New Emails on Trump’s Travel Ban Detail Panic Unleashed in UK

New Emails on Trump’s Travel Ban Detail Panic Unleashed in UK

Robert Hutton, Bloomberg

As we've long suspected, reckless policy and a lack of communication on January 2017's travel ban has contributed to friction in the relationship between the U.S. and UK.

3 months ago