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...

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...

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...

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...

A Look at Legal Issues With Trump’s Revised Travel Ban

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEATTLE — Some of the states that helped derail President Trump’s first travel ban are mounting efforts to block his second one, saying that while the new order applies to fewer people, it’s infected with the same legal problems. Hawaii on...

9th Circ. Legal Concerns Influence Trump’s New Travel Ban

Law360, New York (March 9, 2017, 4: 16 PM EST) — On March 6, 2017, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order replacing the original order signed Jan. 27, 2017, which temporarily banned travel to the United States by foreign nationals from Iran, Iraq, Libya,...

New Executive Order Significantly Modifies Previous Travel Ban

On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order replacing the original order signed on January 27, 2017, which temporarily banned travel to the United States by foreign nationals from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. In litigation challenging...

Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Excludes Iraqis

By GLENN THRUSH WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday signed a revised version of his executive order banning migrants from predominantly Muslim nations, removing citizens from Iraq from the original travel embargo and scrapping a provision that explicitly protected religious...

Airports, legal volunteers prepare for new Trump travel ban

By Gene Johnson SEATTLE — Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump’s new travel ban — mindful of the chaos that accompanied his initial executive order but hopeful the forthcoming version will be rolled out in a...

Trump Administration Plans New Immigration Order Next Week, Ends Legal Push in Appeals Court

By Brent Kendall WASHINGTON—The Justice Department on Thursday told an appeals court there was no reason to reconsider a case on President Donald Trump’s controversial executive order on immigration and refugees, a move that came as Mr. Trump announced he would issue a new order...
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