July 17, 2020 3:40 pm
Such a ban, if implemented, could hit the ruling Communist Party from the highest levels down to its rank-and-file and would be certain to draw retaliation against Americans who travel to China.
July 17, 2020 1:22 pm
The U.S. decision to allow European students comes days after the Trump administration agreed to drop a policy that could have forced tens of thousands of international students to leave the United States if their classes went entirely online.
April 25, 2018 4:30 pm
Trump's travel ban - the third version of a policy he first sought to implement a week after taking office in January 2017 - blocks entry into the United States of most people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen.
December 29, 2017 8:12 am
Mariko Hirose, a lawyer on the Jewish Family Service case, said Donald Trump administration has attacked refugee resettlement since the first travel ban, leaving vulnerable refugees in limbo.
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.
October 25, 2017 12:23 am
Last month, Trump capped refugee admissions at 45,000 for the fiscal year that started October 1, a cut of more than half from the 110,000 limit put in place the year earlier by President Barack Obama.
September 08, 2017 1:29 pm
The new decision states that the ban must exclude "refugees who have a formal assurance from an agency within the United States that the agency will provide or ensure the provision of reception and placement services to that refugee."
August 03, 2017 3:22 pm
The new ban will remain in effect for one year, unless it is revoked sooner by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Exemptions will be allowed in specific cases for humanitarian travel and journalists.
July 15, 2017 12:27 pm
The travel ban, which the Trump administration insists is necessary to keep violent extremists out of the US, has faced a series of judicial roadblocks from lower courts.
July 08, 2017 7:52 am
The U.S. refugee program will be suspended Wednesday when a cap of 50,000 refugee admissions for the fiscal year the lowest in a decade was expected to be reached, according to the U.S. State Department