The State Department on Monday expanded its definition of "close family" to include grandparents and other relatives that constitute a bona fide U.S. relationship for visa applicants and refugees from six mainly Muslim nations.
By Alicia A. Caldwell and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The Trump administration is seeking to close a legal window opened for tens of thousands of refugees to enter the United States.
By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press
A federal judge in Hawaii further weakened the travel ban by vastly expanding the list of family relationships that visitors can use to get into the country.
After a low-profile first term, justices will take on politically-charged topics such as the travel ban, religious freedom and partisan gerrymandering.
By PBS NewsHour
President Trump’s executive order banning entry into the U.S. from six majority-Muslim countries finally takes effect Thursday after months of legal and political wrangling. The Supreme Court issued a partial green light earlier this week by only allowing those with…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The Trump administration is putting new criteria in place Thursday for visa applicants from six mostly Muslim nations and all refugees, requiring a close family or business tie to the United States.
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has left the effort to keep some foreigners out of the U.S. in a murky middle ground, with unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead.
President Trump’s revised travel ban will be tested this fall at the Supreme Court. On the final day of their term, the justices reinstated a limited version of the order, affecting travelers from six majority-Muslim countries. Judy Woodruff discusses the…
By PBS NewsHour
In the our news wrap Monday, British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal with a Northern Ireland party to bolster her minority government. Also, President Trump again accused former President Obama of failing to stop Russian interference in the…
By Associated Press
The Supreme Court is ordering re-arguments in two cases involving immigrants or foreigners that will give new Justice Neil Gorsuch the tie-breaking vote.
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