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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.

New Muslim Ban Displays Trump’s ‘Obsession With Religious Discrimination’

New Muslim Ban Displays Trump’s ‘Obsession with Religious Discrimination’

Reports from the Department of Homeland Security directly contradict some of the logic behind the ban.

Challenge to Trump Travel Ban Moves Forward in Two Courts

Challenge to Trump Travel Ban Moves Forward in Two Courts

Traditionally, judges have been extremely cautious about stepping on the executive branch’s authority in such matters

Courts Likely to Probe Trump’s Intent in Issuing Muslim Travel Ban

Courts Likely to Probe Trump’s Intent in Issuing Travel Ban

U.S. courts historically have been careful about probing the motives behind laws, in part out of respect for the separation of powers.

Kellyanne Conway Repeated Bowling Green Massacre Lie

Kellyanne Conway Repeated Bowling Green Massacre Lie

President Trump’s adviser cited the fake “Bowling Green massacre” several times — and lied about an Obama “refugee ban.”

States Sue Trump Administration over Muslim Ban

States Sue Trump Administration over Muslim Ban

"No one is above the law — not even the president," said Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

Trump signs Muslim ban

Trump’s ‘Unconstitutional’ Immigration Ban Defies Moral, Legal Norms

President said executive order is not a Muslim ban but suggested Christians will be given priority over other refugees.

Social Media Drives Nationwide Solidarity Over Muslim Ban

Social Media Drives Nationwide Solidarity Over Muslim Ban

Protesters along with lawmakers lashed out against the detainment of immigrants at airports, including a married couple with disabilities in their 80s and a five-year-old boy.

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Judge Blocks Deportation of Travelers Snagged by Trump Order

Trump's executive order restricts people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.