(RNS) — The bill would repeal Trump’s travel bans against several African and Muslim-majority countries and restrict the president’s authority to enact such blanket immigration restrictions.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday tossed out three lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from predominantly Muslim countries, a victory for the Trump administration in its yearslong defense of the ban.
(RNS) — This week the Democrat-controlled House is scheduled to vote on the NO BAN Act, even as the White House argues that the bill could impede the government’s ability to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — The disruption began as the candidates discussed the Trump administration’s widening of the travel ban.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Friday that it was curbing legal immigration from six additional countries that officials said did not meet security standards, as part of an election-year push to further restrict immigration.
(RNS) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's decision rests in part on the lie that Muslims from war-torn countries are dangerous, which is itself the most dangerous view out there.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The possible expansion comes amid a renewed election-year focus on immigration by President Donald Trump, according to six people familiar with the deliberations.
(AP) — With the difficulty some Middle Easterners are having entering the United States, some American Muslims are looking to educate homegrown imam and scholars to serve their burgeoning communities in the future.
(RNS) — The first-ever congressional hearing on the ban focused on its human cost. But it also highlighted the confusion around the process for obtaining the case-by-case waivers promised by the Trump administration.
(RNS) — If passed, the bill would be the first legislation to focus specifically on Muslims’ rights.
(RNS) – Since the start of fiscal year 2017, the country has lost one-third of its capacity to welcome and resettle refugees in local communities.
(AP) — After battling U.S. immigration authorities for more than a year for the right to enter the country and flying halfway around the world, a Yemeni mother finally got to hold her dying 2-year-old son.
(RNS) — The drop comes despite President Trump’s pledge during his first week in office that helping persecuted Christians overseas would be a priority for his administration.
(RNS) — The language of 'travel ban' is neither neutral nor objective. When journalists repeat this language, they become complicit in amplifying Trump’s propaganda and in inscribing anti-Muslim prejudice into federal immigration policy.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — The travel ban has thrown yet another obstacle in the way of Syrian refugees whose status in neighboring countries is already uncertain.