A federal judge in Seattle partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States.
The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president impose the new, targeted restrictions on foreign nationals from countries it says refuse to share sufficient information with the U.S. or haven’t taken necessary security precautions.
Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party’s years of vows to kill the program.
The Justice Department on Thursday formally asked the Supreme Court to let a ban on visitors from six mostly Muslim countries and refugees from around the world to be put in place.
A group that uses dance to promote peace organized a dance party that started outside the Trump International Hotel and ended near the White House.
Virginia’s attorney general Mark Herring said in a statement Wednesday that Virginia is seeking information from U.S. Customs and Border Protection regarding the travel and refugee ban.