Muslim Ban

US House Democrats pass what could be first ‘Muslim civil rights bill’

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday passed legislation that would repeal the Trump administration’s controversial ‘anti-Muslim’ travel ban, in what has been called the first Muslim civil rights bill in US history. The bill would outright prohibit any future president from using religious discrimination as grounds for restricting immigration.[…]

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Supreme Court allows broad Trump refugee ban

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed President Donald Trump to broadly implement a ban on refugees entering the country from around the world. The justices granted a request from the Trump administration to block a federal appeals court decision that, according to the Justice Department, would have allowed up[…]

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US judge: Grandparents exempt from Trump’s Muslim ban

A federal judge in Hawaii has expanded the list of family relationships needed by people seeking new visas from six Muslim-majority countries to avoid President Donald Trump’s travel ban. US District Judge Derrick Watson on Thursday ordered the government not to enforce the ban on grandparents, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts,[…]

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The Muslim ban: Did Trump really win?

OPINION by Lauren Carasik On Monday, the US Supreme Court partially revived President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, agreeing to hear arguments in October and allowing the administration to suspend travel for some foreign nationals and refugees until it decides the case. Trump immediately took to Twitter to declare triumph,[…]

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Grammy artists slams Trump’s Muslim ban

US hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest and rapper Busta Rhymes have lashed out at President Donald Trump at this year’s Grammy Awards ceremony, calling him “President Agent Orange” and slamming his “Muslim ban”. In a politically charged performance at Sunday’s ceremony, the formation broke through a symbolic border wall[…]

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Appeals court presses Trump administration on travel ban

President Donald Trump’s order temporarily banning U.S. entry to people from seven Muslim-majority countries came under intense scrutiny on Tuesday from a federal appeals court that questioned whether the ban unfairly targeted people over their religion. During a more than hour-long oral argument, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S.[…]

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