Category: Immigration

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Freeze on Immigration Ban

Yesterday, a panel of three judges from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the Trump Administration’s request to overturn US District Court Judge Robart’s ruling that placed a nationwide temporary restraining order on the Administration’s Executive Order imposing a travel ban on travelers coming from seven countries in the Middle East and Africa.  California,…

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White House Issues Executive Order on Immigration

Last Friday, President Trump signed an Executive Order that restricted immigration into the country from seven countries identified as “majority Muslim,” suspended all refugee admissions for 120 days, and barred entry to the US for all Syrian refugees indefinitely.  The order was met with a great amount of confusion, protests at airports across the country,…

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