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Trump Lawyers Make Final Supreme Court Pitch on Muslim Ban

Trump Lawyers Make Final Supreme Court Pitch on Muslim Ban

The Supreme Court could now act at any time.

Trump Administration Amends Muslim Ban Date to Keep Legal Battle Alive

Trump Administration Amends Muslim Ban Date to Keep Legal Battle Alive

If the case was moot, the Supreme Court would have no reason to rule on it and lower court rulings against the administration would remain in place.

Trump Eyes Supreme Court after Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

Trump Eyes Supreme Court after Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

The nation’s top court, which leans conservative after the confirmation of Trump’s appointee Justice Neil Gorsuch, could act as soon as this week on his administration’s request to reinstate the order.

Another U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

Another U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

The three-judge panel did not address whether it was unconstitutional discrimination against Muslims.

Jeff Sessions Offered to Resign, Sources Say

Jeff Sessions Offered to Resign, Sources Say

President Trump has been publicly lashing out at his own Justice Department, an unprecedented move for a president.

Trump Urges Tougher Muslim Ban

Trump Urges Tougher Muslim Ban

Last week the Trump administration rolled out new policies for those seeking a U.S. visa, asking for the social media handles they have used over the last five years and biographical information going back 15 years.

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Revive Muslim Ban

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Revive Muslim Ban

The nine justices are set to weigh whether Trump’s harsh election campaign rhetoric can be used as evidence that the order was intended to discriminate against Muslims.

Trump Muslim Ban Fight Heads Toward Supreme Court Showdown

Trump Muslim Ban Fight Heads Toward Supreme Court Showdown

The fate of President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban may soon be in the hands of the conservative-majority Supreme Court.

Muslim Bans Concern Students

Muslim Bans Concern Students

In 2015, at least 35 percent of graduate students at U.S. universities granting graduate degrees in science, engineering and health were foreigners, according to the National Science Foundation.

Judges Focus on Discrimination in Muslim Ban Hearing

Judges Focus on Discrimination in Muslim Ban Hearing

A reasonable person would see Trump’s statements as evidence of discriminatory intent, one attorney said.

Judges Hit Trump Lawyer over Muslim Ban

Judges Hit Trump Lawyer over Muslim Ban

Judge Robert King, named by Democratic former President Bill Clinton, said that Trump has never retracted previous comments about wanting to impose a ban on Muslims.

Appeals Court Set to Hear Arguments on Muslim Ban

Appeals Court Set to Hear Arguments on Muslim Ban

Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union, representing the challengers, said in court papers that Trump’s comments before the election cannot be ignored.

Number of U.S. Visas to Citizens of Trump Muslim Ban Nations Drops

Number of U.S. Visas to Citizens of Trump Muslim Ban Nations Drops

Immigration lawyers said that although the travel bans have been halted by courts for now, the administration’s vow to put stricter controls on immigration is likely to have changed how U.S. consulates evaluate visa applicants.

State Realign in Legal Battle over Trump’s Muslim Ban

States Realign in Legal Battle over Trump’s Muslim Ban

Sixteen Democratic state attorneys general and D.C. are now backing Hawaii in its bid to block the Muslim ban.

Civil Liberties Groups Sue U.S., Seek Details on Muslim Ban

Civil Liberties Groups Sue U.S., Seek Details on Muslim Ban

The suits are an attempt to enforce requests filed under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) just days after Trump signed the first Muslim ban.

State Department Memo Shows Unconstitutionality of Trump Muslim Ban: ACLU

State Department Memo Shows Unconstitutionality of Trump Muslim Ban: ACLU

The ACLU said the guidance “amounts to an unconstitutional amendment of existing law.”

U.S. Appeals Court Sets May Hearing on Revised Trump Muslim Ban Order

U.S. Appeals Court Sets May Hearing on Revised Trump Muslim Ban Order

The state of Hawaii challenged the revised directive as unconstitutional religious discrimination.

Federal Judge in Hawaii Extends Court Order Blocking Trump Muslim Ban

Federal Judge in Hawaii Extends Court Order Blocking Trump Muslim Ban

In its challenge to the Muslim ban, Hawaii claims its state universities would be harmed by the order because they would have trouble recruiting students and faculty.

Exclusive: U.S. Embassies Ordered to Identify Population Groups for Tougher Visa Screening

Exclusive: U.S. Embassies Ordered to Identify Population Groups for Tougher Visa Screening

Advocates said the guidance could lead to visa applicants being profiled on the basis of religion rather than because they pose any threat.

One in Three U.S. Muslims Fear for Safety in Trump Presidency: Poll

One in Three U.S. Muslims Fear for Safety in Trump Presidency: Poll

The study found that 38 percent of Muslims feared they could be victimized by white supremacist groups, a rate far higher than other major religions.

Muslim Ban, Strong Dollar Seen Putting Damper on U.S. Tourism Sector

Muslim Ban, Strong Dollar Seen Putting Damper on U.S. Tourism Sector

The six countries named in the Muslim ban account for a tiny percentage of U.S. visitors, but there is growing concern that the order could hurt the country's image and scare other tourists away.

Judges Freeze Muslim Ban

Judges Freeze Muslim Ban

Two judges blocked Trump’s revised Muslim ban, using the president’s own comments against him.

Court to Hear Arguments Challenging Trump’s New Muslim Ban

Court to Hear Arguments Challenging Trump’s New Muslim Ban

The courts have been asked in lawsuits challenging the ban to issue restraining orders that would prevent it from taking effect pending resolution of the litigation.

States Join Lawsuit to Block Muslim Ban

States Join Lawsuit to Block Muslim Ban

The revised executive order “will cause severe and immediate harms,” according to a complaint filed Monday.