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Trump Resumes Refugee Admissions into U.S., but with Greater Restrictions

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order resuming the admission of refugees into the country, but imposed tougher scrutiny on nationals from 11 countries identified as posing a high risk to national security. The new order was issued Tuesday as an earlier order that imposed a 120-day ban…

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Travel Ban Fight Set for 2018 Redux

The fight over the legality of President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban consumed much of 2017. Get ready for a repeat in 2018. The federal government and plaintiffs who challenged the president’s executive order weighed in Thursday on the question of whether the case before the Supreme Court is now…

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Donald Trump’s Travel Ban Temporarily Restored as Supreme Court Issues Stay on Lower Court

The Supreme Court on Monday temporarily restored a Trump administration executive order that blocks thousands of refugees from entering the United States. The decision comes after the Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to block an appellate court ruling issued last week that would require the U.S. to admit any…

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Says He’ll Appeal Travel Ban Case Back to Supreme Court

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The administration on Friday said it will appeal directly to the Supreme Court after a lower federal judge, for the second time, ruled against President Trump’s updated travel ban policy. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii ruled late Thursday that cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, as well as…

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Memphis Sheik Joins Islamist Linda Sarsour and CAIR Founder to Oppose Supreme Court Decision on Travel Ban

Memphis Sheik Yasir Qadhi joined¬†Islamist activist Linda Sarsour and fellow activist and Hamas supporter Nihad Awad to collectively state their opposition to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding key parts of President Trump’s Executive Order (EO) while attending the Islamic Society of North America’s (ISNA) 54th annual convention in Chicago…

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Iran, the World’s Top Terror Sponsor, Is Upset With Trump’s Travel Ban

Iran, the world’s top terror sponsor, denounced President Donald Trump’s travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries Friday, calling it a “shameful exhibition.” “US now bans Iranian grandmothers from seeing their grandchildren, in a truly shameful exhibition of blind hostility to all Iranians,” said Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in a Twitter…

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Commentary: Donald Trump’s Travel Ban Hits Supreme Court: It’s Sanity Time!

President Donald Trump’s administration petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to consider its temporary ban on travelers from six terror hot spots – terror hot spots that happen to be populated mostly by Muslims. It’s sanity time, folks. Cross fingers and say prayers. This is the last best chance Team Trump…

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Tennessee Not Among States Filing Amicus Brief In Support of President Trump’s Executive Order Banning Travel from Six Middle Eastern Countries

Thirteen states have joined together to file an amicus brief in support of President Trump’s travel ban, but Tennessee is not among them. The friend of the court brief was filed Monday in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. It defends Trump’s revised Executive Order 13780 temporarily barring citizens…

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President Trump Signs New ‘Extreme Vetting’ Executive Order

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U.S. President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Monday, barring travelers from six countries to the United States for three months, and all refugees for four months, after federal appeals judges blocked a similar order from implementation last month. In an attempt to ensure a smoother rollout of the…

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