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President Trump ready for legal fight after travel ban blocked again

The Republican leader vowed to fight the "terrible" decision, to the Supreme Court if necessary, describing it as "unprecedented judicial overreach."

published on : 16th March 2017

Revised Trump travel ban gets first legal blow following restraining order by judge          

The setback happened after a federal judge halted enforcement of the directive that would deny US entry to the wife and child of a Syrian refugee already granted asylum.

published on : 11th March 2017

US wants PhDs and not mid-level workers under H-1B visa programme: Senator

H-1B work visa and employment-based green card categories are often not consistent with their purposes as they do not bring in computer scientists but only mid-level management workers, sources said.

published on : 9th March 2017

Hawaii becomes first state to challenge revised Trump travel ban

Hawaii has become the first US state to file suit against President Trump's new travel order banning entry of people from six mainly Muslim countries, suspending refugee resettlement.

published on : 9th March 2017

Iran keeps ban on US visitors in response to President Trump's order

Iran said on Tuesday that it would continue its retaliatory measure of barring US visitors in response to President Donald Trump's updated travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries.

published on : 7th March 2017

US government lists 746 people subject to Trump travel ban in January 28-29

The government said the list is composed of anyone subjected to Trump's executive order who was detained or processed by agents after a court ruling.

published on : 24th February 2017

Over 20 migrants flee US to seek asylum in Canada after travel ban

Areas along the US border with no official crossings are drawing greater numbers of asylum seekers since US President Donald Trump's travel ban. 

published on : 20th February 2017

President Trump's revised travel ban to target the same countries: Sources

In the new immigration ban draft, green-card holders and dual citizens of the U.S. and any of those countries are exempted, sources said.

published on : 20th February 2017

President Trump to propose revised travel ban in bid to pause prevailing legal fight

A ban that focuses solely on foreigners who have never entered the U.S. — instead of green card holders or who have travelled abroad and want to return — that pose no legal issues could be filed.

published on : 17th February 2017

Texas becomes first state to back President Trump's travel ban

Trump's executive order targeted specific nationalities,  not a religion, and the states thus could not support their legal challenge with the president's statements, Texas Attorney-General said.

published on : 17th February 2017

US tech giants file legal action over President Trump's immigrant travel ban

Silicon Valley's top firms, including Microsoft, Apple and Google, are among 97 technology giants that have filed a motion in a US court against Trump's order.

published on : 6th February 2017

Trump administration to allow 872 refugees into U.S. this week: Document

A Homeland Security official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed the waivers, noting that the refugees were considered in transit.

published on : 31st January 2017

Trump travel ban illegal, 'mean-spirited': United Nations rights chief

The UN Human rights chief said in a tweet that discrimination on nationality alone is forbidden under human rights law.

published on : 30th January 2017

European tech giant SAP reassures staff alarmed by Trump travel ban

The German software maker said the United States, its biggest market, has drifted away from the nation's principles of opportunity and equality.

published on : 30th January 2017