Trump Loses Travel Ban Ruling in Appeals Court

By ADAM LIPTAK JUNE 12, 2017 WASHINGTON — A second federal appeals court has ruled against President Trump’s revised travel ban, delivering on Monday the latest in a string of defeats for the administration’s efforts to limit travel from several predominantly Muslim countries....

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Revive Travel Ban

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court late Thursday to revive its revised ban that limits travelers visiting the United States from six mostly Muslim countries. The move sets the stage for a constitutional showdown over the president’s authority to make...

U.S. Federal Appeals Court Maintains Injunction On President Trump’s Travel Ban

Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Virginia published an opinion on International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump, a case challenging what has been referred to as President Trump’s travel ban based on a previous Executive Order. The appeals court in a...

Number of U.S. Visas to Citizens of Trump Travel Ban Nations Drops

WASHINGTON — The United States issued about 40 percent fewer temporary visas in March to citizens of seven countries covered by President Donald Trump’s temporary travel bans than it did in an average month last year, according to a Reuters analysis of preliminary...

Immigration lawyers warn of visa delays and more denials with beefed-up vetting

By Carol Morello and Erin Cunningham Heightened security procedures for vetting some visa applicants at U.S. embassies worldwide will likely cause long delays for would-be travelers as the government scrutinizes everything from work history to social media, immigration lawyers...

Rural Areas Brace for a Shortage of Doctors Due to Visa Policy

By MIRIAM JORDAN In Coudersport, Pa., a town in a mountainous region an hour’s drive from the nearest Walmart, Cole Memorial Hospital counts on two Jordanian physicians to keep its obstetrics unit open and is actively recruiting foreign specialists. In Fargo, N.D., a...

Increased scrutiny by CBP for frequent ESTA business travelers

After less than two months into the new Trump Administration, the President has issued two Executive Orders imposing a temporary travel ban on foreign nationals from certain predominantly Muslim countries, and both have been subject to Temporary Restraining Orders (TRO).   With...

Travel ban rulings highlight trouble posed by Trump record

By Gene Johnson and Sudhin Thanawala SEATTLE — Federal law gives the president broad authority over immigration. Jimmy Carter used it to deny some Iranians entry to the U.S. during the hostage crisis, Ronald Reagan to bar Cubans who didn’t already have relatives here and...

Amid ‘Trump Effect’ Fear, 40% of Colleges See Dip in Foreign Applicants

By STEPHANIE SAUL The president of Portland State University, Wim Wiewel, met last week with 10 prospective students in Hyderabad, India. But what started as a get-acquainted visit quickly turned into more of a counseling session, as the students expressed fears about coming to...

Court Issues Nationwide TRO against New Trump Travel Ban

On March 15, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii issued a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO), effective nationwide, enjoining the implementation of President Donald J. Trump’s March 6, 2017, Executive Order temporarily banning travel to the United States by...
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