Tag Archives: travel ban

Appeals Court Upholds Block On Trump’s Travel Ban

The Hill reports: A Richmond, Va.-based federal appeals court on Thursday refused to reinstate President Trump’s ban on nationals from six majority-Muslim countries from entering the U.S., delivering a major blow to the Trump administration. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals said in its ruling that Trump’s executive order “speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips …

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Trump Scrubs Call For “Muslim Ban” From Campaign Website Minutes After Spicer Was Asked About It

The Hill reports: President Trump’s campaign appears to have removed the 2015 press release calling for a halt on Muslim immigration to the United States following a reporter’s question on Monday. “Minutes after we asked the WH why the President’s campaign website still calls for a Muslim ban, it appears the statement was deleted,” ABC News’ Cecilia Vega wrote on …

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Federal Court Extends Block On Travel Ban Indefinitely

ABC News reports: A federal judge in Hawaii on Wednesday extended the order blocking President Trump’s controversial travel ban until the state’s lawsuit is resolved. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued the ruling after hearing arguments. Hawaii State Attorney General Douglas Chin argued that the ban’s message is like a “neon sign flashing ‘Muslim ban, Muslim ban'” that the government …

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TEXAS: Attorney General Ken Paxton Leads 13-State Coalition In Brief Defending Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

The Dallas News reports: Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday led a coalition of 13 states in filing a brief with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals defending President Donald Trump’s revised immigration order. In the brief, Paxton and representatives from 12 other states argue that the Trump administration’s new order is legal and falls under the president’s power …

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Ann Coulter: Congress Should Impeach The “Fascist” Judges Who Block Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban [VIDEO]

“These judges should be impeached. Something else Congress should be doing. Impeach these outrageous judges. We were warned we were going to get fascism when Donald Trump was elected and we are getting it from the courts. As long as they are look at things said on the campaign trail. In trump’s immigration policy paper he called for a temporary …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Likely topics: The latest travel ban smack down, the latest Flynn revelations, the latest wiretapping debunking. And this: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer will likely field questions about President Donald Trump’s budget proposal in a news briefing Thursday. Trump unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget on Wednesday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes many domestic programs to …

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BREAKING: Federal Court Blocks Trump’s Latest Muslim Travel Ban Hours Before It Was To Go Into Effect

The Associated Press reports: A federal judge in Hawaii has put President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban on hold. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued his ruling Wednesday after hearing arguments on Hawaii’s request for a temporary restraining order involving the ban. His ruling prevents the executive order from going into effect Thursday. More than half a dozen states are …

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CANADA: Girl Guides Suspend Trips To USA Because Trump’s Travel Ban Puts Them In “Risky Situation”

The Toronto Star reports: Girl Guides of Canada is cancelling any trips to the United States, citing concerns that some members could be turned away at the border. “It also has to do with safety,” Sarah Kiriliuk, the organization’s national manager of marketing and communication, said Monday. “We want to make sure that if our girls are traveling that they …

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Three States Sue To Block Latest Muslim Travel Ban

The Hill reports: Democratic attorneys general in three states announced Thursday that they will try to block the Trump administration’s new executive order on travel in court, pushing for the temporary restraining order that halted the first order to remain intact. In early February, U.S. District Court Judge James Robart issued an order blocking the first version of the administration’s …

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Gold Star Dad Khizr Khan Cancels Toronto Speech After Being Told His Travel Rights Are Under Review

The Week reports: Gold Star father Khizr Khan has canceled an upcoming speech in Toronto after being told that his “travel privileges are being reviewed,” CTV’s Rosa Hwang reports. Khan and his wife were born in Pakistan, but Khizr has been an American citizen for more than 30 years. The Khans famously accused President Trump of having “sacrificed nothing and …

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Trump Delays New Muslim Travel Ban So That Positive Response For Speech To Congress Has Its “Moment”

The travel ban needs its own very special moment. It’s all show business, all the time. New York Magazine reports: In his speech to Congress on Tuesday night, President Trump defended his travel ban, and said his administration has been “working on improved vetting procedures, and we will shortly take new steps to keep our nation safe — and to …

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MAJOR SHIFT: Trump Tells News Anchors He’s Now Open To Legal Status For Non-Criminal Undocumented

The New York Times reports: President Trump, signaling a potential major shift in policy, told news anchors on Tuesday that he is open to a broad immigration overhaul that would grant legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants who have not committed serious crimes. “The time is right for an immigration bill as long as there is compromise on both …

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REPORT: Bannon Purposely Launched Travel Ban On Weekend To Enable Protests That Would Enrage Base

From a Bloomberg report that’s mostly about White House advisor Stephen Miller: Over the last few weeks, Trump’s White House has exploded in chaos and infighting—a situation Miller exacerbated by helping to mastermind the sudden and much-criticized rollout of Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order banning refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries, which federal judges swiftly blocked. In fact, it was no …

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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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