The Supreme Court reinstated part of President Trump's travel ban last week — even barring grandparents of people already in the US. A group of Iranians — and their grannies — are hitting back, on Instagram.
A Wisconsin judge put a preliminary restraining order on Donald Trump's new migration directive, but it applies only to one Syrian family.
President Trump's plans for a wall between Mexico and the United States and a travel ban against citizens from six Muslim-majority countries may not be the best way to fix the country's immigration laws. Immigration law professor David Martin, who helped shape immigration policy under the Clinton and Obama administrations, thinks Trump proposals are not the solution.
The law does not use language about Muslims or Christianity, which will make it more acceptable to the courts, says Mana Yegani, an immigration lawyer based in Houston.
An earlier order signed one week after Trump took office barred entry to all refugees for 120 days, and to all citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days. Refugees from Syria were barred indefinitely. Federal courts blocked that order following worldwide outrage and protests.
President Donald Trump emphasized the importance of supporting the victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants in his address to Congress. Yet many immigrants feel his agenda unfairly portrays them as security threats.
President Donald Trump's first official speech to a joint session of Congress will have a number of special guests in attendance. One is Hameed Darweesh, an Iraqi man who was detained in January because of Trump's immigration and refugee ban. He is the guest of congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, a Democrat from New York.
A handful of scientists skipped a large annual meeting in Boston this weekend, where the impact of Trump administration policies on science took center stage.
Americans were discriminated against and incarcerated during World War II because of their ancestry. Which in turn created a generation of their descendents who don’t want to see it happen again.
“Even before I shower, my mailbox is almost full. And soon as I wake up my phone starts ringing,” says Detroit organizer Adonis Flores.
For the past three years, our reporter in London, Leo Hornak, has kept in close touch with two brothers from Somalia, both refugees. They fled the violence of the extremist group al-Shabab. But their fates have diverged. One got lucky, receiving a US green card. He's now living in Maine. The other is still waiting to get refugee status in the US. But with Trump's immigrant and refugee ban, it's not looking good.