Articles tagged “travel ban”

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U.S. Removes Chad From Travel Ban List

U.S. Removes Chad From Travel Ban List

Ken Thomas, Associated Press

It seems like Chad's inclusion was down to a bureaucratic mix-up rather than anything more strategic. All eyes are now on the Supreme Court for the impending decision on the overall legality of President Trump's travel bans.

2 years ago

Biggest U.S. Travel Lobby Praises Official Tasked to Build Trump’s Border Wall

Biggest U.S. Travel Lobby Praises Official Tasked to Build Trump’s Border Wall

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

In times of protectionism and nativism, it's important to stand up to the forces that want to close minds and borders alike. The travel industry should do more to make a case for itself, and that starts with opposing policies that create a divide with the rest of the world.

2 years ago

Chad Moves to Get Off Trump’s Travel Ban List

Chad Moves to Get Off Trump’s Travel Ban List

Nick Wadhams and Daniel N'doh Nadjitan, Bloomberg

Trump's persistence with his three travel bans is the new reality for the travel industry. We'll see what the U.S. Supreme Court says about the ban's legality in April.

2 years ago

Trump’s Latest Travel Ban Fails Again at Federal Appeals Court

Trump’s Latest Travel Ban Fails Again at Federal Appeals Court

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

The stage is set for a showdown in a couple months between the U.S. Supreme Court and President Trump. It's all part of the president's multi-pronged effort to limit the types of people who are able to enter the U.S. whether through immigration or travel.

2 years ago

Trump Travel Ban Led to a Global Entry Program Purge

Trump Travel Ban Led to a Global Entry Program Purge

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

We reported last year that members of "Trusted Traveler" programs were losing their privileges following the travel ban, and new documents add some details. While officials say travelers who were dropped in January of last year have been reinstated, the ban's overall impact on the programs remains unclear.

2 years ago

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.

2 years 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 years 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.

2 years 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.

2 years 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 years 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 years 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 years ago