Few foreigners welcomed President Biden’s election victory as enthusiastically as the tens of thousands of Muslims who have been locked out of the United States for the past four years.
President Donald Trump extended certain restrictions on legal immigration and on visas that allow immigrants to temporarily work in the United States on Thursday, just hours before those restrictions were set to lapse. Trump extended the restrictions through March 31, two months after he will leave office.
Nearly 15 years ago, then-Senator Joe Biden voted to fund hundreds of miles of new fencing along the border with Mexico. He was joined by Senators Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and other Democrats. One of the first things President-elect Biden said he will do after being sworn in on January 20 is halt the construction of President Donald Trump's
Joe Biden is planning to overturn various immigration policies enacted by President Trump, in a complete about-face from the current administration's restrictions, CBS News reported on Wednesday.Although the coronavirus pandemic and economic problems will likely occupy Biden once he assumes office
Some dramatic moves on immigration are expected in the early days of the Biden administration. Joe Biden will likely use executive orders to reverse some of President Donald Trump's most controversial actions, rolling back moves that were a central feature of his administration and important to his base. The Biden administration plans to restore protection for people brought to the U.S. illegally as minors and stop using Pentagon funds to build a border wall.
Two former U.S. health officials tell AP that Vice President Mike Pence in March directed the nation’s top disease control agency to use its emergency powers to effectively seal the borders against immigrants and asylum seekers over the objections of its scientists
President Donald Trump's tweet about an immigration ban set off widespread confusion inside and outside the administration and a scramble by aides to finalize the mandate in under 48 hours.
In January 2017, when the Trump administration first unveiled a travel ban targeting seven majority Muslim countries, the tech industry took up arms. This time around there's mainly been silence.
The Trump administration is planning to add seven countries - Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania - to its travel ban list, U.S. media reports said on Tuesday.
Google employees brainstormed ways to alter search functions to counter the Trump administration's controversial 2017 travel ban, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing internal emails.
The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trumps time as president, even as the nation has moved from one Trump controversy to another. That is about to change.
Maziar Hashemi, a naturalized U.S. citizen who lives in Massachusetts, has been told by doctors that his best hope for surviving a rare form of blood cancer is a bone marrow transplant.
In the first weeks after President Donald Trump's latest travel ban was implemented on Dec. 8, around 100 waivers were granted to thousands of applicants for U.S. visas from the eight countries subject to its restrictions, according to State Department data provided to Reuters.
A federal appeals court ruled against the latest version of President Donald Trumps travel ban on Thursday, holding that it continues to exhibit a primarily religious anti-Muslim objective.
Visa data suggest decreases in the number of individuals from countries affected by the travel ban coming to the U.S. as students or for short-term business travel, a category that includes travel related to academic conferences.
So far, the third time isn’t the charm for President Donald Trumps travel ban. As with his previous two attempts to bar travelers from certain predominantly Muslim nations from entering the United States, his Travel Ban 3.0 has run into an immediate buzz saw in the courts. Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland blocked it in rulings Tuesday and Wednesday, just before it was due to take effect.
A federal judge on Tuesday largely blocked the Trump administration from implementing the latest version of the presidents controversial travel ban, setting up yet another legal showdown on the extent of the executive branchs powers when it comes to setting immigration policy. The measure had been set to go into effect early Wednesday morning.
AILA expressed concerns about the new travel ban, with AILA President Annaluisa Padilla noting the changes...will add unnecessary steps to our already robust visa screening procedures and ultimately will block or slow the entry of legitimate business, family, and other travelers.
A three-judge panel, writing per curiam, ruled Thursday that Honolulu district court judge Derrick Watson did not go beyond the scope of the Supreme Court’s order when he exempted refugees who have formal help from a U.S.-based refugee resettlement agency, or to grandparents, grandchildren, brothers- and sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews of people in the United States. Those familial relationships, the panel said, are clearly bona fide.
The U.S. Justice Department has asked the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to put on hold a judge’s ruling modifying the Trump administration’s travel ban on immigrants from six majority-Muslim nations.
federal judge in Hawaii ordered a loosening of President Donald Trumps travel ban late Thursday, ruling that the Trump administrations interpretation of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling is too narrow. Judge Derrick K. Watson said grandparents and other close relatives -- such as in-laws, aunts and uncles -- traveling from the six affected countries, all of them predominantly Muslim, are exempt from the ban, for now.
The Department of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Departments of State and Justice, will begin the implementation of certain travel restriction provisions in the Presidents Executive Order.
(SBU) Summary: On June 26, 2017, the Supreme Court partiallylifted preliminary injunctions that barred the Department from enforcingsection 2 of Executive Order (E.O.) 13780, which suspends the entry to theUnited States of, and the issuance of visas to, nationals of six designatedcountries, as well as section 6, which relates to the Refugee AdmissionsProgram. A June 14, 2017 Presidential Memorandum announced each enjoinedprovision would become effective the date and time at which the referencedinjunctions are lifted or stayed, with implementation of each relevantprovision within 72 hours after all applicable injunctions are lifted or stayed with respect to that provision. As a result, implementation of those sections for which injunctions have been lifted will begin June 29, 2017, as detailed below.
The Supreme Court has decided to hear the Travel Ban case when its fall session begins in October 2017. In the meantime, the Court will allow the administration to implement parts of President Trumps second executive order (EO-2), which bans the entry of nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from the United States.
The Latest on a U.S. appeals court keeping President Donald Trumps travel ban blocked. Sessions said Monday that the ban is necessary to protect national security. He says the president was within his lawful authority to enact the temporary ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority nations.
Donald Trumps administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination.
On March 7, 2017, the State of Hawaii filed a joint motion with the U.S. Government setting out a proposed briefing schedule, whereby it will file its complaint and TRO by March 8, the U.S. Government will file their Opposition on March 13, and oral argument would be held on March 15. The District Court has not yet ruled on this joint request.