Trump travel ban: US judge blocks new executive order

US District Judge Derrick Watson cited "questionable evidence" in the government's argument that the ban was a matter of national security, reports with reference to the BBC. President Trump described the ruling as "unprecedented judicial overreach". The order would have placed

Hawaii becomes first US state to take Trump’s new travel ban to court

Hawaii has become the first state to sue to stop US President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, reports with reference to Independent. State attorneys asked the federal court in Honolulu to issue an emergency order halting Trump's new executive order

Melania Trump would have been priority for deportation under new immigration rules

Melania Trump could have been deported and banned from the US if Donald Trump had been president when she was working as a model in the 1990s, immigration attorneys have said, reports with reference to Independent. In 1996, Ms Trump—then Knauss—was

Outrage in Mexico over immigration policies ahead of Rex Tillerson talks

Mexican leaders expressed outrage at US President Donald Trump's trade and immigration policies ahead of a Thursday meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, reports with reference to Deutsche Welle. Tillerson's counterpart in Mexico, Luis Videgaray, said there was no

‘Refugees Welcome’ banner hung on Statue of Liberty in New York

The 3ft by 20ft banner was placed across the observation deck on statue's pedestal on Liberty Island, New York, reports with reference to the BBC. The banner was removed by park rangers a little more than an hour later.