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Ban setback for Trump – Emirates, Etihad can board

GREENBELT, Maryland, March 16, (Agencies): President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban was dealt another legal setback Thursday when a federal judge in Maryland rejected the prohibition against six predominantly Muslim countries. The ruling near the nation’s capital was the latest blow to Trump’s ban, with a federal judge in Hawaii …

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New York reaches new deal over police ‘surveillance’ of Muslims

NEW YORK, March 7, (RTRS): New York City’s police department has agreed to a new settlement in a lawsuit accusing it of illegally targeting Muslims for surveillance, according to court papers filed on Monday, after a federal judge rejected an earlier deal. The new settlement gives additional powers to a …

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Trump ‘issues’ new travel ban – Iraq off list

WASHINGTON, March 6, (RTRS): US President Donald Trump signed a revised executive order on Monday banning citizens from six Muslim majority nations from traveling to the United States but removing Iraq from the list, after his controversial first attempt was blocked in the courts. The new order, which the White …

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TRUMP ORDER WILL AIM TO SHORT CIRCUIT LEGAL CHALLENGES – New travel ban removes Iraq from list

WASHINGTON , March 1, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump’s new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary US travel ban, US officials say, citing the latest draft in circulation. Trump is expected to sign the executive order in the coming days. Four …

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US issues deportation plan

WASHINGTON, Feb 22, (AFP): The Trump administration issued tough new orders Tuesday for a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country’s 11 million undocumented foreigners in its crosshairs. The orders sent shivers through US immigrant communities, where millions of people who have spent years building families …

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Ban to spare green cards

MUNICH, Feb 19, (RTRS): A new version of a Trump administration travel ban will not stop green card residency holders or travellers already on planes from entering the United States, US Secretary for Homeland Security John Kelly said on Saturday. US President Donald Trump’s initial attempt to clamp down for …

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Number of anti-Muslim hate groups on the rise – Police probe flier at Mosque

WASHINGTON, Feb 16, (AP): The number of anti- Muslim hate groups in the United States has nearly tripled since 2015, due in part to radical Islamic attacks and the incendiary rhetoric of last year’s presidential campaign, the Southern Poverty Law Center says. The number of anti-Muslim groups increased from 34 …

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Travelers arrive in US to hugs, tears

BOSTON, Feb 6, (AP): Travelers from the seven predominantly Muslim countries targeted by President Donald Trump enjoyed tearful reunions with loved ones in the US on Sunday after a federal judge swept the ban aside. Airlines around the world allowed people to board flights as usual to the United States. …

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Legal battles test Trump over immigration, travel – Firms file against ban

WASHINGTON, Feb 6, (Agencies): President Donald Trump’s temporary immigration ban faced on Monday the first of several crucial legal hurdles that could determine whether he can push through the most controversial and far reaching policy of his first two weeks in office. The government has a deadline to justify the …

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‘Don’t test Trump resolve’ – Pence warns Iran

WASHINGTON, Feb 5, (AFP): US Vice-President Mike Pence in an interview airing Sunday warned Iran “not to test the resolve” of the Donald Trump administration, days after Washington slapped new sanctions on Tehran following a ballistic missile test launch. Relations between the two sides have deteriorated sharply since Trump took …

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