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Trump travel ban


White House considering dramatic expansion of travel ban

January 11, 2020 7:24 am

It's unclear exactly how many countries would be included in the expansion if it proceeds, but two of the people said that seven countries _ a majority of them Muslim _ would be added to the list.

Yemeni mom wins fight to fly to US to give dying son kiss

December 19, 2018 2:48 pm

A Yemeni mother blocked by travel ban plans to flies to California after winning visa fight to kiss her dying son 'one last time'

Travel ban: How US Supreme Court ruled

June 28, 2018 8:13 am

President Donald Trump described the verdict as a “tremendous victory for the American people and the Constitution”.

Principal litigator against Trump travel ban urges Congress to reverse US Supreme Court ruling

June 27, 2018 6:39 pm

In a 5-4 ruling, the US Supreme Court ruled in favour of the controversial ban on Tuesday. President Donald Trump had first announced the travel ban, a week after taking over the office as the President.

Donald Trump's travel ban upheld by Supreme Court — All you need to know

June 28, 2018 7:39 am

Donald Trump's travel ban upheld by Supreme Court: The judges in the minority found that the case was "motivated by anti-Muslim animus". Justice Sotomayor observed, "History will not look kindly on the court's misguided decision today, nor should it.''

Trump travel ban should not apply to people with strong US ties-court

December 23, 2017 9:25 am

The ban targets people from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen seeking to enter the United States. Trump, a Republican, has said the travel ban is needed to protect the United States from terrorism.

White House asks Supreme Court to allow full travel ban

December 05, 2017 3:21 am

Trump's ban was announced on September 24 and replaced two previous versions that had been impeded by federal courts.

Court allows part of Donald Trump's travel ban to go into effect, bars entry if people have no connections to the US

November 14, 2017 12:04 am

Those connections are defined as family relationships and "formal, documented" relationships with US-based entities such as resettlement agencies and universities. The ruling does not affect people from North Korea and Venezuela.

Mali president wants US to reverse Chad travel ban

September 28, 2017 11:10 am

"The president of the G5 thinks this decision could affect the commitment of Chad, which has until now shown itself to be a key partner in the fight against terrorism in the G5 Sahel and beyond," said Keita in a statement

US Supreme Court cancels arguments on previous Trump travel ban

September 26, 2017 12:40 am

The Court acted after the White House announced on Sunday it was replacing the temporary executive order with a more tailored ban on eight countries that legal experts said could be harder to fight in court than the prior ban.