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...
UNITED STATES COURT of APPEALS for the FOURTH CIRCUIT
Public Advisory #2 – Real-Time Audio and Audio File of May 8, 2017, Oral Argument in No. 17-1351, International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump
April 26, 2017
Cyrus Mehta, Mar. 12, 2017 - "There are many ways to protest Trump’s travel ban, also known as the Muslim ban. Lawyers have successfully sued against the ban in the courts. People protested at airports in an unprecedented and spontaneous manner...