Rowaida Abdelaziz, Amr Alfiky, Huffington Post, Jan. 2022
"A year-long HuffPost investigation found hundreds of cases of Trump’s ban changing the lives of Muslims, both inside the United States and around the world. Families have been ripped...
White House, Jan. 18, 2021
"... Proclamation 9993 of March 11, 2020 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus), Proclamation 9996 of March 14, 2020...
Angelo A. Paparelli, July 3, 2020
"We’ve seen this movie before.
Scene 1 : The President issues a proclamation in reliance on his authority to restrict the entry of certain noncitizens under Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) §...
White House, June 29, 2020
Proclamation on Amendment to Proclamation 10052
"By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including sections 212(f) and 215(a) of the Immigration and...
Cyrus Mehta, Feb. 2, 2020
"President Trump has done it again. On January 31, 2020, he used his extraordinary broad powers under INA § 212(f) to expand his travel ban to six additional countries. The affected countries are Nigeria, Eritrea...
White House, Jan. 31, 2020
"Proclamation on Improving Enhanced Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry
In Executive Order 13780 of March 6, 2017 (Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States...
CCR, Sept. 5, 2019
"The Center for Constitutional Rights sued the Trump administration for rescinding approved visas for nearly three dozen Yemeni family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents after Trump’s Muslim Ban took...
Cyrus Mehta, June 10, 2019
"On May 31, 2019, the State Department added new questions to visa application forms , DS-160/DS-156 Nonimmigrant Visa Application and Form DS-260, Immigrant Visa Application. Visa applicants now have to disclose the...
ACLU, May 3, 2019
"A federal court has rejected the Trump administration’s bid to outright dismiss IRAP v. Trump, a lawsuit challenging the president’s Muslim ban executive order that bars people from select Muslim-majority countries...
Prof. Robert L. Tsai, Mar. 27, 2019
"At the time of the high court’s ruling, the key question was whether the policy was constitutional as written. But now, more than two years since Trump first issued the ban, the question isn’t simply...
Cyrus Mehta, Mar. 16, 2019
"In the aftermath of the killing of 49 people who were peacefully praying in two mosques in Christchurch by a white supremacist, it is worth reflecting on Trump’s travel ban again.
Trump’s travel ban, also...
Emami v. Nielsen
"[E]xhibits in the complaint ... include a declaration by a former consular officer, Christopher Richardson, Esq., who was employed by the United States Department of State from 2011 to 2018, and most recently as American Citizens...
Muzaffar Chishti, Jessica Bolter, Migration Policy Institute, Jan. 31, 2019
"... The travel ban and related policies have thus significantly reshaped the entire refugee program.
Possible Future Developments
One of the reasons the Supreme Court...
Scott Simpson, July 29, 2018 - "Muslim Advocates, Lotfi Legal, LLC, the Immigrant Advocacy & Litigation Center, PLLC, and Public Counsel filed an amended complaint in a class action lawsuit on behalf of all individuals whose visa applications...
Threading the Needle: Challenging Trump’s Travel Ban Despite Trump v. Hawaii, July 2, 2018, Cyrus Mehta & Sophia Genovese - "On June 26, 2018, the US Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision in Trump v. Hawaii upheld President Trump’s travel...