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Articles tagged “u.s.”

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Trump Travel Ban Deadline Will Produce New Country-By-Country Restrictions

We're waiting for the next shoe to drop, so to speak, and a flurry of headlines and lawsuits to follow.

Trump Travel Ban Deadline Will Produce New Country-By-Country Restrictions

Tourism

Record Heat and Wildfires Scorch U.S. West Over Holiday Weekend

A hurricane (Harvey) that dumps 24 to 30 inches on towns and cities within 24 hours, and rail-melting heat in San Francisco raise questions about whether these bizarre weather events are related to global warming. There's no proof but the issue has to be raised.

Record Heat and Wildfires Scorch U.S. West Over Holiday Weekend

Tourism

U.S. Interior Secretary Asks Trump Not to Eliminate National Monuments

The U.S. Interior Secretary doesn't want to gut national monuments but with a "drill, baby, drill" inclination, he left open the possibility of more drilling and mining on federal lands.

U.S. Interior Secretary Asks Trump Not to Eliminate National Monuments

Tourism

Solar Eclipse Tourism Numbers May Not Have Lived Up to Expectations in Some Towns

We'll have to wait for the register receipts to be tallied but some towns — for whatever reasons — didn't get the mad crush of tourists they were expecting for the great solar eclipse. In Oregon there were some wildfires, and in other states clouds got in the way here and there. The biggest takeaway was that the moon stole the show.

Solar Eclipse Tourism Numbers May Not Have Lived Up to Expectations in Some Towns

Tourism

Trump Travel Policies Leave Foreign Students in the U.S. Scared to Visit Home

U.S. universities are sort of becoming like sanctuary cities. President Trump's immigration and travel policies are having an adverse ripple effect even on students who are not from the six Muslim-majority countries that the administration has targeted. Universities are helping them out.

Trump Travel Policies Leave Foreign Students in the U.S. Scared to Visit Home

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U.S. Asks Appeals Court to Block Travel Ban Liberalization While Supreme Court Decides

It is doubtful that the U.S. Justice Department will get anywhere with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which has made its views known in opposition to the Trump travel ban on several occasions.

U.S. Asks Appeals Court to Block Travel Ban Liberalization While Supreme Court Decides

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Trump Travel Ban Setback Appealed by Justice Department to Supreme Court

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.

Trump Travel Ban Setback Appealed by Justice Department to Supreme Court

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Trump Administration to Appeal Latest Travel Ban Setback Directly to Supreme Court

The Trump administration doesn't want a refugee's ties to a grandparent living in the United States to be factored into visa applications from certain Muslim-majority countries. There are several grandparents on the U.S. Supreme Court. Let's see how they weigh in on the issue.

Trump Administration to Appeal Latest Travel Ban Setback Directly to Supreme Court

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Trump Travel Ban Gets Weakened in Ruling by Hawaii Judge

Wow, grandparents can now be welcomed back as actual family members under the provisions of a further weakened Trump travel ban. This isn't the last word on the subject, though.

Trump Travel Ban Gets Weakened in Ruling by Hawaii Judge

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Trump Administration Blocks Startup Visa Program Tech Companies Supported

Instead of a brain drain, let's just call this a brain dam. The Trump administration claims it wants to generate U.S. jobs yet it is taking steps to stymie the entry of entrepreneurs by blocking the implementation of a new startup visa program.

Trump Administration Blocks Startup Visa Program Tech Companies Supported