Travel laws and regulations

People stand during a public dialogue with officials and hundreds of refugees and immigrants at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Durham, N.C. (Bernard Thomas/The Herald-Sun via AP)
March 06, 2017 - 6:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's new travel ban order (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The head of the U.N. refugee agency says the Trump administration's new executive order restricting access to the United States for some refugees may compound their anguish. Filippo Grandi of...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions makes a statement on issues related to visas and travel, Monday, March 6, 2017, at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 06, 2017 - 5:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Without fanfare, President Donald Trump signed a scaled-back version of his controversial ban on many foreign travelers Monday, hoping to avoid a new round of lawsuits and outrage while fulfilling a central campaign promise. His order still bars new visas for people from six...
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Syrian refugee Mahmoud Mansour, 43, is shown in this photo, taken Monday, March 6, 2017, in Amman, with his daughters Ruba, 9, and Sahar, 3. Mansour, who has been undergoing vetting for resettlement to the U.S. for the past year, says he was devastated by President Donald Trump's travel ban and remains confused about how the revised version could affect his hopes for future in the U.S. (AP Photo/Karin Laub)
March 06, 2017 - 2:59 pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — It's been an emotional roller coaster for Mahmoud Mansour and his family, Syrian refugees tapped for possible resettlement to the United States, since President Donald Trump issued his first travel ban six weeks ago. The original ban, which barred Syrian refugees from the U.S...
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President Donald Trump salutes as he stands on the tarmac after disembarking Air Force One as he arrives Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is returning from Mar-a-Largo, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 06, 2017 - 1:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's new travel ban order (all times local): 12:55 p.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan is backing the updated version of President Donald Trump's contentious travel ban, which bars new visas for citizens from six Muslim-majority countries and shuts down...
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President Donald Trump salutes as he stands on the tarmac after disembarking Air Force One as he arrives Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is returning from Mar-a-Largo, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 06, 2017 - 10:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's new travel ban order (all times local): 9:50 a.m. President Donald Trump's new travel ban order will temporarily halt entries to the United States for people from six Muslim-majority countries who are seeking new visas. That's according to a...
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March 03, 2017 - 8:45 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has granted a two-week extension to the Justice Department in a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump's immigration order is blocking efforts by legal residents to reunite with their children who are trapped in war-torn counties. U.S. District Judge...
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March 02, 2017 - 9:30 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A New York musician tweeted Thursday he will no longer perform at the SXSW Music Festival over a contract provision stating that U.S. immigration agents may be contacted if an international artist violates the performance agreement. SXSW organizers responded by saying that...
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March 02, 2017 - 9:02 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A New York musician says he won't perform at the SXSW Music Festival over a contract provision stating that U.S. immigration agents may be contacted if an international act violates the performance agreement. SXSW organizers responded Thursday by saying that Felix Walworth, who...
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March 02, 2017 - 4:15 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. rapper known for his hit song "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)" has had his passport seized by authorities in the United Arab Emirates over a business dispute. State-owned daily The National first reported on the case, saying a court in the city of Al Ain imposed...
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President Donald Trump leaves after speech to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool Image via AP)
March 01, 2017 - 6:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary U.S. travel ban, U.S. officials say, citing the latest draft in circulation. Trump is expected to sign the executive order in the coming days. Four officials...
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