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  • Court upholds Trump’s travel ban, says directive within president’s scope

    Court upholds Trump’s travel ban, says directive within president’s scope

    • Jun 26, 2018

    In a 5-4 decision June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people entering the U.S. from some Muslim-majority countries, saying the president’s action was within his power.

  • Interfaith coalition says ‘no principled basis’ for Trump’s travel ban

    Interfaith coalition says ‘no principled basis’ for Trump’s travel ban

    • Sep 15, 2017

    An interfaith group is arguing that Trump’s March 6 executive order imposing a travel ban from six countries is “anathema” to the core tenet of religious tolerance that they share. They say the order “selectively targeted” six Muslim-majority nations cited in State Department reports on terrorism but excluded at least two Christian-majority nations — Venezuela and the Philippines — that meet the same criteria applied to the Muslim countries.

  • Supreme Court blocks lower court’s ruling that lifted Trump travel ban

    Supreme Court blocks lower court’s ruling that lifted Trump travel ban

    • Sep 12, 2017

    In June, the Supreme Court said in a provisional ruling that Trump’s “travel ban” can be enforced pending arguments scheduled before the court in October. The justices also said the ban should not apply to visitors who have a “bona fide relationship” with organizations or people including those with close family ties or a job offer. Since June, there has been a debate about what constitutes “close ties.”

  • Catholic, Lutheran leaders lament refugee entry cap being reached

    Catholic, Lutheran leaders lament refugee entry cap being reached

    • Jul 17, 2017

    The cap on refugees of 50,000 that the Trump administration set has been reached, though with a new order by a federal judge in place more may arrive. This low number has been challenged by Catholic and Lutheran leaders who work to resettle immigrants and refugees and are deeply troubled by the administration’s efforts to ban people.

  • As the partial travel ban nears, agencies worry about refugees in limbo

    As the partial travel ban nears, agencies worry about refugees in limbo

    • Jul 5, 2017

    The Supreme Court announced June 26 it would temporarily allow the Trump administration’s plan to ban refugees from six majority-Muslim countries, unless those refugees had “bona fide” relationships with parties in the United States, meaning certain family members, employees or universities. In a statement, Jesuit Refugee Service USA said the administration, with its actions, was preventing the reunification of some families.

  • Half sib? Welcome. Fiance? Not so fast. New travel ban rules decried as illogical

    Half sib? Welcome. Fiance? Not so fast. New travel ban rules decried as illogical

    • Jul 1, 2017

    Immigration advocates say rules issued by the Trump Administration on enforcement of a Supreme Court ruling on the so-called “travel ban” from 6 majority-Muslim countries will create the same suffering that families endured before federal judges originally issued injunctions against the ban.

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