Tag Archives: immigration

BREAKING: Trump Won’t Appeal Travel Ban TO SCOTUS, New Executive Order On Immigration Likely Coming

The Hill reports: The Trump administration is not currently planning to appeal a temporary hold on his travel ban to the Supreme Court, a White House official said Friday. But the White House said it will forge ahead on the broader battle against a lawsuit challenging the executive order. The administration plans to continue its defense of the order on ...

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Conway On Ban: We’ll Prevail On Its Merits [VIDEO]

Fox News reports: A top adviser to President Trump said Thursday in an exclusive interview on “The First 100 Days” that the White House is “fully confident” it will get its day in court in the wake of the decision by a federal appeals court to uphold the suspension of the controversial executive order on immigration. “This ruling does not ...

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Hair Furor Blows Fuse IN ALL CAPS After Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Unanimously Rules Against Him

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump has tweeted, “SEE YOU IN COURT” after a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. Trump’s also says in the tweet that “THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!” In a unanimous decision, the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ...

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BREAKING: Appeals Court Rules Against Travel Ban

A three judge panel on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has just unanimously ruled against Trump’s ban on immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations, virtually guaranteeing a showdown before the US Supreme Court. Story developing…. UPDATE: Ruling the ruling here. UPDATE II: From the Los Angeles Times: The court rejected the Trump administration’s argument that the courts lacked the right ...

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Pope Francis Slams Trump’s Proposed Mexican Wall: A Christian Would Never Say “You Will Pay For That”

The Associated Press reports: Pope Francis repeated his appeal for people to build bridges of understanding, not walls as he marked a feast day of a Sudanese immigrant amid a global uproar over the Trump administration’s attempts to impose a travel ban on seven mostly Muslim countries. “In the social and civil context as well, I appeal not to create ...

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Twitter Snickers Over Trump’s Plea For “Easy D”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday said there has been a large increase of people come into the U.S. from “certain areas” as federal judges are weighing whether a court order blocking the president’s travel ban should be lifted. “Big increase in traffic into our country from certain areas, while our people are far more vulnerable, as we wait ...

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Trump Boasts To Police Group: “I Comprehend Very Well, Better Than I Think Almost Anybody” [VIDEO]

The Week reports: President Trump defended his immigration executive order Wednesday while speaking at the National Sheriffs’ Association’s winter meeting. After reading the entirety of the order, which bans people from seven predominantly Muslim nations from entering the U.S., Trump insisted the order “couldn’t have been written any more precisely.” Whether “you’re a good student in high school or a ...

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Trump Cries “Politics!” Over Travel Ban Case

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday took to Twitter to voice his outrage at U.S. federal appeals court judges, who are weighing the temporary suspension of immigration restrictions order. “If the U.S. does not win this case as it so obviously should, we can never have the security and safety to which we are entitled. Politics!” he tweeted. The ...

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LIVE AUDIO: Appeals Court Hears Travel Ban

Happening right now. Via the Washington Post: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit is located in San Francisco. But none of the judges hearing arguments over President Trump’s executive order on immigration are there today. U.S. Circuit Judge Michelle T. Friedland is in her chambers in San Jose, Ca. Senior Circuit Judge William C. Canby Jr. is ...

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TRUTH IS DEAD: Homeland Security Head John Kelly Claims There Was “No Airport Chaos” After Travel Ban

Politico reports: Homeland Security Sec. John Kelly repeated on Tuesday his contention that there was “no chaos” in U.S. airports after the rollout of President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Trump signed an executive order on Jan. 27 that temporarily banned citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. and suspended the refugee resettlement program. In the aftermath, civil ...

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Spicer Slams “Rogue” Travel Ban Judge

The Hill reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Monday defended President Trump’s executive order on immigration after a federal judge issued a ruling halting the order. “The law is very clear that the president has broad powers to keep this country safe and limit access to people that can come into this country,” Spicer told Fox News. “He ...

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Trump Lashes Out At “So-Called” Federal Judge Who Last Night Temporarily Blocked His Travel Ban

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Saturday morning ripped into a federal judge’s decision to temporarily block enforcement of his controversial travel ban. “When a country is no longer able to say who can, and who cannot , come in & out, especially for reasons of safety &.security — big trouble!” Trump posted on Twitter. He also appeared to ...

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Over 100,000 Visas Revoked Under Trump’s Ban

The Washington Post reports: Over 100,000 visas have been revoked as a result of President Trump’s ban on travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries, an attorney for the government revealed in Alexandria federal court Friday. The number came out during a hearing in a lawsuit filed by attorneys for two Yemeni brothers who arrived at Dulles International Airport last Saturday. ...

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84 Lumber Taunts Trump With Super Bowl Ad [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: Construction company 84 Lumber seems to be deliberately looking to provoke controversy with its Super Bowl ad, which depicts a Mexican mother and daughter embarking on an arduous journey, apparently to leave their country of origin. As the two cross the country by foot, truck, and train in the 90-second long “The Journey Begins” spot, the girl ...

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New York AG Joins ACLU’s Lawsuit Against Trump

Via press release from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman: “As I’ve made clear: President Trump’s executive action is unconstitutional, unlawful, and fundamentally un-American. That is why my office will be filing to join the federal lawsuit against President Trump and his administration. I’m proud to partner with these organizations to fight to permanently strike down this dangerous and discriminatory ...

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YOU’RE NOT WANTED HERE: Budweiser Tells Story Of Their Immigrant Founder In Super Bowl Ad [VIDEO]

Reactions to this should be amusing. Advertising Age reports: Budweiser is dialing the clock back to 1857 for its Super Bowl ad that tells the brand’s origin story. But the tale about Adolphus Busch’s arduous journey to America from Germany comes off as very relevant today amid the nation’s heated political debate on immigration refugee rights. Although the 60-second ad ...

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Sean Spicer Blows Up At Press Over Using The Term “Ban” (Just Like Trump Has Many, Many Times) [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House press secretary Sean Spicer insisted on Tuesday at his daily briefing that the executive order signed by the president last week does not constitute a “travel ban.” Just over an hour earlier, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said the same. Those statements put both men at odds with their boss, President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly ...

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BREAKING: Trump Fires Acting Attorney General For Refusing To Defend His Racist Refugee Ban [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: President Trump fired his acting attorney general on Monday after she defiantly refused to defend his immigration executive order, accusing the Democratic holdover of trying to obstruct his agenda for political reasons. Taking action in an escalating crisis for his 10-day-old administration, Mr. Trump declared that Sally Q. Yates had “betrayed” the administration, the White ...

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Acting Attorney General Sally Yates Orders DOJ Not To Defend Trump’s Executive Order On Immigration

The New York Times reports: Acting Attorney General Sally Q. Yates, a holdover from the Obama administration, ordered the Justice Department on Monday not to defend President Trump’s executive order on immigration in court. “I am responsible for ensuring that the positions we take in court remain consistent with this institution’s solemn obligation to always seek justice and stand for ...

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Hair Furor: My GOP Detractors Want To Start WWIII

The Hill reports: President Donald Trump defended his executive order on immigration and refugee policy Sunday afternoon in two tweets, posted at around the same time the White House released a statement from the president. The statement stressed the importance of keeping the country safe and denied that the order amounts to a Muslim ban. But the tweets were a ...

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