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3:40am IST

In blow to Trump, U.S. appeals court refuses to reinstate travel ban

In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a U.S. appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, calling it discriminatory and setting the stage for a showdown in the Supreme Court. | Video

3:39am IST

In blow to Trump, U.S. appeals court refuses to reinstate travel ban

In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, a U.S. appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, calling it discriminatory and setting the stage for a showdown in the Supreme Court.

17 May 2017

U.S. immigration arrests up nearly 40 percent under Trump

NEW YORK U.S. arrests of suspected illegal immigrants rose by nearly 40 percent in the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency, following executive orders that broadened the scope of who could be targeted for immigration violations, according to government data released on Wednesday.

16 May 2017

Trump reassures farmers immigration crackdown not aimed at their workers

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO President Donald Trump said he would seek to keep his tough immigration enforcement policies from harming the U.S. farm industry and its largely immigrant workforce, according to farmers and officials who met with him.

15 May 2017

Trump reassures farmers immigration crackdown not aimed at their workers

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO President Donald Trump said he would seek to keep his tough immigration enforcement policies from harming the U.S. farm industry and its largely immigrant workforce, according to farmers and officials who met with him.

06 May 2017

Trump travel ban back in U.S. courts next week as battles stretch on

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO Legal challenges to President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on people from some Muslim-majority countries heat up again next week when two U.S. appeals courts consider whether it is constitutional. | Video

06 May 2017

Trump travel ban back in U.S. courts next week as battles stretch on

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO Legal challenges to President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on people from some Muslim-majority countries heat up again next week when two U.S. appeals courts consider whether it is constitutional.

05 May 2017

State Dept. seeks social media checks in tough new visa rules

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The U.S. Department of State has proposed tougher questioning of visa applicants who it believes warrant extra scrutiny, according to a government document published Thursday, in a push toward the "extreme vetting" sought by President Donald Trump.

05 May 2017

U.S. State Dept. seeks tougher visa scrutiny, including social media checks

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The U.S. Department of State has proposed tougher questioning of visa applicants believed to warrant extra scrutiny, according to a document published Thursday, in a push toward the "extreme vetting" that President Donald Trump has said is necessary to prevent terrorist attacks.

02 May 2017

Congress to fund more detention beds despite drop in border crossings

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Congress has agreed to fund an additional 5,300 detention beds for illegal immigrants, the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee said on Monday, less than half the number requested by President Donald Trump.

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