As an immigration lawyer, I met Arua after working with her two brothers, Ali and Mohamed. The three siblings were born in New York City, where they grew up with their parents, who are also U.S. citizens.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump’s travel ban in a 5-4 ruling.
Any day now, the Supreme Court will issue its ruling in Trump v. Hawaii, weighing in on the legality of President Donald Trump’s third travel ban.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments as it decides the constitutionality of Trump’s Muslim ban 3.0. And yes, it’s a Muslim ban, even though not all Muslims are banned. It’s hilarious to see the right wingers who despise political correctness being p.c. when it comes to this ban designed to be step one in keeping Muslims out of America.
Trump’s travel ban – the third version of a policy he first sought to implement a week after taking office in January 2017 – blocks entry into the United States of most people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. Chad was on the list announced in September, but Trump removed it on April 10.
Only 11 Syrian refugees have been admitted to the United States this year, down from more than 2,400 during the same period in 2017, even though Syria remains convulsed by a civil war that reached another crisis point this month when President Bashar al-Assad’s regime appeared to attack the city of Douma with chemical weapons.
On this occasion, though, he also cited a historical precedent.
The program, which has already allowed a handful of students into the university, recently announced it was seeking a second round of new applications from Syrian students.
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The day her family learned they’d be coming to the United States, Batulo was the one who opened the letter.