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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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All the ways President Trump is cutting legal immigration

WVNTR – (USAToday) – During a 2016 campaign stop in Illinois, then-candidate Donald Trump invited to the stage a man wearing a shirt that read: “Legal Immigrant For Trump.” Asked to say a few words to the crowd, the man chastised the media for missing a fundamental aspect of Trump’s candidacy: that he was opposed […]

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U.S. lifts travel ban on Chad citizens

WVN – Based on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) assessment, President Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation today announcing that the Republic of Chad has improved its identity-management and information sharing practices sufficiently to meet the baseline security standard of the United States. Chad nationals will therefore again be able to receive visas for […]

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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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U.S. visas to six Muslim nations drop after Supreme Court backs travel ban

WVN – (Reuters) – In the first two months after a June Supreme Court ruling allowed partial implementation of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, visas issued on average each month to citizens of six countries targeted by the order were 18 percent lower compared to the month prior to the ban, a Reuters analysis of […]

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Trump Expands Ban on Travel to US From 8 Countries

WVN – (VOANews) – Travelers to the United States from eight countries will face new restrictions under a revised travel ban order signed by U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday. The new rules, which take effect on Oct. 18, affect citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen. U.S. officials said […]

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