U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban on Muslim Majority Countries

Protesters gather outside the Supreme Court while the justices heard arguments on the legality of President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban.Yuri Gripas / Reuters WVNTR – The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favour of President Donald Trump administration’s travel ban targeting people from several Muslim majority countries. The latest presidential proclamation maintains limits on […]

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I sold all I had to go to Europe – now I’m home, and broke

WVN – More than 3,000 Nigerian migrants who failed to reach Europe, have been flown home by the International Organization for Migration. Many sold everything to make the trip and aren’t sure how to face their families, writes Colin Freeman. Evans William tells me he sold everything but the kitchen sink to fund his dream […]

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Video: Over 50 Nigerian migrants rescued on way to Italy

WVN – No fewer than 50 Nigerian migrants were among the hundreds of migrants rescued today in the Mediterranean by Libya’s coastguard and an international charity, Doctors Without Borders(MSF). The Nigerians were aboard a boat with 110 migrants. They were rescued by Aquarius, a ship being operated by MSF,  21 miles from the coast west of […]

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US Supreme Court okays Trump’s latest travel ban

WVN – The US Supreme Court on Monday issued an order allowing full enforcement of President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban to go into effect while legal challenges are argued in lower courts. The revised order bans most travellers from Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Chad, Somalia, North Korea and Venezuela. Six of the countries have […]

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White House Condemns Judge’s Decision Halting Travel Ban

WVN – VOANews — The White House is reacting furiously to a federal judge blocking President Donald Trump’s latest executive order that would have banned entry to travelers from several countries beginning Wednesday. “Today’s dangerously flawed district court order undercuts the president’s efforts to keep the American people safe and enforce minimum security standards for entry […]

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Muslim Ban Leaves Hundreds of Yemeni Diversity Lottery Winners Among Others Stranded

Dr. Debbie Almontaser, Contributor CEO of Bridging Cultures Group Inc. and Board President of the Muslim Community Network. WVN – (HuffingtonPost) – Thousands of people are now stranded all over the world without help, answers, or funds to survive. What has caused this huge displacement you may ask? It is the unconstitutional Travel Ban, which […]

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Libyan smugglers kill 22 African migrants

WVN – Fighting between rival people-smuggling gangs on Libya’s Mediterranean coast has killed 22 people, all of them from Sub-Sahara Africa, the International Organization for Migration said on Tuesday. The dead were thought to be migrants rather than smugglers because they were sub-Saharan Africans, IOM spokesman Joel Millman said. More than 100 people were wounded, he […]

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