caption People protest outside of the Supreme Court in Washington after President Donald Trump’s travel ban was upheld. source Leah Millis/Reuters The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban, contending the president has broad authority to regulate immigration. There have been three versions of the travel ban since Trump took office. The travel ban primarily targets majority-Muslim nations but the White House rejects claims it’s anti-Muslim and is motivated by national security concerns. The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban, contending that the president has broad authority to regulate immigration. Critics of the travel ban feel it unfairly targets Muslim countries and argue it’s motivated by anti-Muslim sentiments, citing statements and tweets from Trump. In this sense, opponents … [Read more...] about Here’s what’s in Trump’s controversial travel ban that the Supreme Court upheld
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The Supreme Court has upheld President Donald Trump's travel ban.The ruling was 5-4 along partisan lines, with Chief Justice John Roberts writing for the conservative majority.This is the third version of the travel ban. It was issued in September -- after previous bans had ricocheted through the courts -- and restricts entry from seven countries to varying degrees: Iran, North Korea, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia and Venezuela. Chad was originally on the list but it was recently removed after having met baseline security requirements."The Proclamation is squarely within the scope of Presidential authority," Roberts wrote.Challengers, including the state of Hawaii, argued that the proclamation exceeded the President's authority under immigration law as well as the Constitution. They also used Trump's statements during the campaign, when he called for a ban on travel from all Muslim-majority countries, but Roberts dismissed those concerns."Plaintiffs argue that this President's words … [Read more...] about Supreme Court upholds travel ban
Quy Lee talks to audience members after he told his story about leaving Vietnam for the program "When Home Won't Let You Stay: Stories of Escape and Refuge" at the Mitchell Park Community Center in Palo Alto, Calif., on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) Ghezae Kidane wipes his eyes while he tells his story about leaving Eritrea for the program "When Home Won't Let You Stay: Stories of Escape and Refuge" at the Mitchell Park Community Center in Palo Alto, Calif., on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Toukhig Arabian tells her story about leaving Syria for the program "When Home Won't Let You Stay: Stories of Escape and Refuge" at the Mitchell Park Community Center in Palo Alto, Calif., on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) Audience members look at a program for "When Home Won't Let You Stay: Stories of Escape and Refuge" at the Mitchell Park Community … [Read more...] about Amid travel ban controversy, Bay Area refugees share their journeys to America
caption People gathered in front of the Supreme Court on Wednesday to protest President Donald Trump’s travel ban. source Getty Images/Mark Wilson President Donald Trump’s travel ban was argued before the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The justices will decide whether Trump has the authority to broadly restrict travel to the US and whether the ban violates the Constitution’s establishment clause. The justices are expected to issue a ruling in June. President Donald Trump’s travel ban, one of the most controversial executive orders to come from his presidency so far, appears to have the backing of a majority of Supreme Court justices who heard oral arguments on Wednesday morning. The court is considering the third iteration of Trump’s ban, which he issued in September, after lower courts struck down each of Trump’s previous two versions. During the arguments, two of the most … [Read more...] about The Supreme Court finally heard arguments on the travel ban — and Trump looks likely to win
By Patrick May | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: April 25, 2018 at 6:30 am | UPDATED: April 25, 2018 at 6:42 am It’s called “TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF U.S. V. HAWAII, 17-965.” And as it reaches the US Supreme Court today, this red-hot fireplace poker of a legal battle over the Trump Administration’s controversial travel ban aimed at keeping Muslims from some nations out of the country is moving back to the front burner of American politics. The case is a lightning rod, pitting immigration activists on one side against ardent supporters of President Trump who applaud his efforts to more tightly control the national borders. This marks the first time the Supreme Court weighs in squarely on the president’s immigration proposals which have been met each step of the way by outrage, street protests and legal battles in courts across the land. Now it all comes to a head, as the justices take their first dive into one of the country’s … [Read more...] about What time will the Supreme Court hear arguments on Trump’s travel ban?