Lawyers and activists fanned out to airports as President Trump’s travel ban went into effect. The State Department issued new guidelines on how to enforce the “close family” test on visitors from six predominantly Muslim countries.
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Today, the US Supreme Court has partially ruled in favor of President Trump's travel ban, and will allow hearings of oral arguments in the case.
The United States is requiring electronic devices larger than mobile phones to be placed in checked baggage on direct flights to the US from eight Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and Africa.
The Budapest Festival Orchestra has continued its American tour after finding one of its musicians temporarily barred from the United States, reports The New York Times.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says participation in president’s strategic and policy forum has been ‘misinterpreted’ as endorsement of Donald Trump’s agenda, reports The Guardian.
Borderwise, cofounded by a Penn student, is a startup’s legal app that helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1
Hidetaka Hirota, author of the book Expelling the Poor, describes in The Atlantic the history of U.S. policies aimed at keeping poor immigrants out.
New York,, Massachusetts, Virginia joined Washington state on the list of states challenging Trump administration over 'un-American' travel ban, reports The Guardian
Universities in Greater Philadelphia are reaching out to their faculty, staff and student populations in the wake of Trump's controversial travel ban on immigrants from seven Muslim countries, reports The Philadelphia Business Journal.