Tag: Muslim Ban

Judge Uses Trump’s Own Words Against Him in Nationwide Halt of...

Trump’s controversial remarks about a religion worshiped by 1.6 billion people worldwide endeared him further to his supporters, but those words are coming back to haunt him now that he’s president.

Travel Ban 2.0: For Muslims & Immigrants, Outrage Gives Way To...

The various policies being put forth by the administration in the name of national security has put many people on edge. The new travel ban has not eased those tensions.

New Travel Ban Targets 6 Muslim-Majority Nations, Suspends Refugee Program

The new directive, which Trump signed on Monday morning, prohibits for 90 days people from Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Syria and Libya from entering the country and suspends the country’s refugee resettlement program for 120 days. Absent within the revised mandate is Iraq as one of the nations from where travel to the United States is blocked, the exclusion of religious minorities, and the banning of Syrian refugees specifically from entering the country. Unlike the original version, it explicitly exempts green card holders.

Jews Visit Long Island Mosque to Show Support & Learn About...

The gathering provided the synagogue’s congregation the opportunity to ask questions they’ve often pondered but never sought answers to about Islam.

Federal Appeals Court Denies Reinstatement of Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’

A federal appeals court in San Francisco announced Thursday night it will not re-instate a controversial immigration ban imposed by President Donald Trump indefinitely blocking Syrian refugees and temporarily halting travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.

Court to Hear Arguments Over Trump Travel Ban as Critics Weigh...

The legal brief was signed by some of the leading names in innovation: Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google. The list also includes Twitter—ironically, Trump’s preferred mode of communication to the masses—Uber, the ride-sharing company that has faced a wave of criticism amid the travel ban controversy, and Netflix.

A Week of Dissent as ‘Muslim Ban’ Fight Rages On

President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries sparked a full week of protests, with several taking place on Long Island.

Protestors Slam Peter King, Trump ‘Muslim Ban’ & Proposed Wall

Protestors marched outside Rep. Peter King's Massapequa Park office Friday in opposition of President Donald Trump's controversial so-called 'Muslim Ban' and other initiatives.

New York Joins Other States Challenging Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’

Trump’s executive actions have released a torrent of lawsuits. Washington state was the first to bring a suit against the White House, followed by Virgina and Massachusetts.

Is There Room For Dissent Within The Trump Administration?

Foreign Service workers and diplomats were put on notice Monday when President Donald Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, criticized the leak of a dissent memo critical of the administration’s travel ban.