trump's travel ban

US restricts electronic devices on flights from 8 Muslim-majority countries

 03/21/2017 - 12:30
A file picture showing the exterior of Fort Lauderdale International Airport's Terminal 2. EFE
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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.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:30pm
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A file picture showing the exterior of Fort Lauderdale International Airport's Terminal 2. EFE

When Music Beats Racism

 02/09/2017 - 04:28
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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.

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Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 4:04am
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The Budapest Festival Orchestra has continued its American tour after finding one of its musicians temporarily barred from the United States. Budapest, Zeneakadémia. Photo: Commons Wikimedia

Consumer Power: Uber CEO Resigns from Trump's Council after Criticism

 02/03/2017 - 04:34
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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.

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 4:12am
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Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick, to step down from Trump Advisory Council after harsh criticism from its users. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Borderwise: Helping Immigrants Get their Green Cards for just $1

 02/03/2017 - 03:13
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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

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 2:51am
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Borderwise 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. A demonstration in a Florida airport against Trump's travel ban on January 30. Photo: EFE/Lorenzo Castro

From Irish to Muslims: the History of U.S. Policies Against Poor Immigrants

 02/03/2017 - 02:42
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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.

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 2:22am
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Hidetaka Hirota, author of the book Expelling the Poor, describes the history of U.S. policies aimed at keeping poor immigrants out. Photo: An Afghan refugee about to start school in Athens, Greece. EFE/Orestis Panagiotou

Divided. Four states sue Trump over 'un-American' travel ban

 02/01/2017 - 04:39
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New York,, Massachusetts, Virginia joined Washington state on the list of states challenging Trump administration over 'un-American' travel ban, reports The Guardian

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 4:27am
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Trump administration insists on barring citizens of 7 Muslim-majority nations. Four states sue Trump administration over 'un-American' travel ban. EFE/EPA

Full Classroom: Philly Universities Against Trump's Travel Ban

 01/31/2017 - 04:58
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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.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 4:43am
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Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons