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Trump travel ban: US sets out visa criteria

The rules, affecting people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, come into force on Thursday, according to the BBC. They were issued after the Supreme Court partially restored President Donald Trump's travel ban. The controversial executive order had been blocked by

Hawaii judge extends halt on Trump travel ban

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued the first nationwide halt against Trump's revised executive order on March 15. That made Watson's ruling the prevailing block to Trump's plans, but one only designed to last for about two weeks, Joinfo.com reports with reference

Toronto schools will no longer allow student trips to US

Toronto District School Board expressed concern over how the US immigration policy could affect students on school trips, Joinfo.com reports with reference to CNN. "We strongly believe that our students should not be placed into these situations of potentially being turned away

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, Joinfo.com 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, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Independent. State attorneys asked the federal court in Honolulu to issue an emergency order halting Trump's new executive order

Trump signs new immigration order

Iraq - which was covered in the previous seven-nation order - has been removed from the new one after agreeing additional visa vetting measures, according to the BBC. The directive, which includes a 120-day ban on all refugees, takes effect on 16

Trump to leave Iraq off new travel ban order – Reuters

The senior White House official said the new executive order would keep a 90-day ban on travel to the United States by citizens of six Muslim-majority nations - Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Reuters. Iraq

Iranian baby, first barred by travel ban, now recovering after surgery in US

The uncle of an Iranian baby ensnared in President Trump's travel ban settled on one word Monday to express gratitude to everyone who helped his niece get to the United States for a life-saving heart medical procedure, Joinfo.comreports with reference to

‘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, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. The banner was removed by park rangers a little more than an hour later.

Trump to replace travel ban order in near future

Given the upcoming executive order, the Justice Department said a federal appeals court should not reconsider a ruling that suspended Trump's Jan. 27 order, according to Reuters. "In so doing, the President will clear the way for immediately protecting the country rather