Travel laws and regulations

April 23, 2018 - 12:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trump's time as president, even as the nation has moved from one Trump controversy to another. That's about to change. The justices' first deep dive into a Trump administration policy comes in a dispute over the third and...
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In this April 2, 2018 photo, Qutaiba Idlbi poses for a picture at Columbia University in New York where he is a sophomore. A scholarship program that Columbia created to support Syrians who, like Idlbi, were displaced by war, could be jeopardized by the travel restrictions that President Trump has imposed on citizens of that country. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 15, 2018 - 12:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Columbia University is moving ahead with the second round of a scholarship program for displaced Syrian students. That's despite President Donald Trump's travel ban that currently bars visas, including student visas, for Syrian nationals to enter the United States, with only limited...
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April 13, 2018 - 1:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will release an audio recording of arguments over President Donald Trump's travel ban just a few hours after they conclude on April 25. Friday's announcement from the court is the first time it has agreed this term to provide audio on the day a high-profile case...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2018 file photo, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks during a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A push to save and expand a controversial visa program unique to the Northern Mariana Islands is hitting the skids after recent cases of labor abuse and visa fraud. Murkowski and the Northern Mariana Islands' representative in the U.S. House, Gregorio Sablan, jointly introduced a bill to extend the program, but Congress failed to pass the legislation last week before it went into a two-week recess. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
April 03, 2018 - 1:12 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A push to save and expand a visa program unique to the Northern Mariana Islands is hitting skids after recent cases of labor abuse and visa fraud, delivering a major blow to the U.S. commonwealth's economy, which relies heavily on foreign workers. The visa classification, known as...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018 file photo, Hawaii Lt. Gov. Doug Chin poses for a photo in Honolulu. Chin, a well-known Democratic candidate for Congress who gained notoriety opposing President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting mostly-Muslim countries is being forced to explain a decades-old rant perceived as intolerant of gay people. Chin said he won't "quibble" about what's on a recording posted on YouTube last year, or its context, and has apologized. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File)
March 16, 2018 - 2:35 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A well-known Democratic candidate for Congress who gained notoriety opposing President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting mostly Muslim countries is being forced to explain a decades-old rant perceived as intolerant of gay people. Hawaii Lt. Gov. Doug Chin said he won't "quibble"...
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources during a committee hearing on the President's Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2019, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
March 13, 2018 - 7:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke bristled Tuesday under questioning by Democrats about his travel spending as the Trump administration seeks deep cuts to conservation programs and fee increases at national parks. Zinke testified before a Senate committee about the agency's proposed $...
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Chad's President Idriss Deby welcomes U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the Presidential Palace in N'Djamena, Chad, Monday, March 12, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)
March 12, 2018 - 1:39 pm
N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — On an unlikely visit to dusty and desolate Chad, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday told the African nation's citizens they're welcome in the United States. It wasn't enough to overcome a Trump administration travel ban that Chad's top diplomat declared an injustice...
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FILE-- In this JAN. 18, 20178 file photo, is California Attorney General Xavier Becerra at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Becerra, who was appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to fill the term of Kamala Harris after she was elected to the U.S. Senate, is being challenged by a fellow Democrat, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
March 03, 2018 - 12:18 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has become the face of the state's resistance to President Donald Trump, challenging the Republican administration's policies nearly four dozen times in court and providing the kind of meat-and-potatoes opposition that Democratic...
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In this Feb. 22, 2018 photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The administration is telling the Supreme Court in the travel ban case that judges are increasingly using what are called nationwide injunctions to stop "a federal policy everywhere." The Justice Department says the high court should "reject the deeply misguided practice," which has also been used against the administration’s crackdown on “sanctuary cities,” President Donald Trump’s announced ban on transgender military service members and, most recently, the effort to end legal protections for young immigrants. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 02, 2018 - 8:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is looking for ways to deal with a recurring frustration: individual federal judges who have put the brakes on one major administration policy after another. The administration is telling the Supreme Court in a case about President Donald Trump's travel...
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March 02, 2018 - 4:38 am
BEIJING (AP) — China lashed out at the U.S. Congress on Friday over passage of a bill that would significantly boost Washington's contacts with Taiwanese officials, accusing the U.S. of violating a pledge not to have formal contacts with the island's government. A spokesman for the Cabinet's Taiwan...
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