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USA top court partly reinstates Trump's travel ban

USA top court partly reinstates Trump's travel ban

The justices said immigrants from the six Muslim nations at issue could still enter the country if they had "a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States". For instance, an immigration agency can not add foreigners to client lists "and then secure their entry by claiming injury from their exclusion". Still, Thomas, Alito and Gorsuch found that guidance confusing and unworkable.


Israel begins to reduce electricity supplies to Gaza

Israel begins to reduce electricity supplies to Gaza

Earlier this month Israel announced that more than 3,000 settler homes could be built in the West Bank. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu even posted a photograph on Twitter of cranes starting to build homes in the new settlement called Amichai.



Limited Travel Ban Still Stokes Islamophobia, CAIR-MN Says

Donald Trump has secured a considerable legal and political victory, after the Supreme Court ruled that it will allow a limited version of his Muslim travel ban to take effect. "If they weren't able to migrate here on a travel ban , then I don't think my family or my ancestors would be here necessarily". The travel ban's persistence as a legal issue suggests that the Trump administration is contemplating more than temporary restrictions on travel and refugee admissions.


Justices turn away appeal over Ohio ballot law

Justices turn away appeal over Ohio ballot law

The New York Times reports that the challengers in the case , Gill v. Whitford , allege that they have found a way to distinguish partisanship when districts are drawn, versus the other natural needs in districting decisions. Attorneys for Wisconsin voters applauded Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court took up their challenge to partisan gerrymandering. The next year, the state Republican leadership led efforts to redraw the districting maps.



Trump welcomes Modi at White House for first meeting

But there were some tensions in the inaugural meeting between the two populist leaders. Speaking in the Rose Garden after their talks, Trump said: "Both our nations have been struck by the evils of terrorism, and we are both determined to destroy terrorist organizations and the radical ideology that drives them".


Melania Trump says she 'loves' the White House in first Washington interview

Melania Trump says she 'loves' the White House in first Washington interview

And there is at least one news report that, when the ongoing congressional and FBI investigations were disclosed, White House aides purged their phones of potentially compromising information. "I am so honored at the opportunity to serve the First Family in their new home", Harleth said in a White House statement . Some Trump administration officials, who want to reduce the number of foreign workers entering the US, consider the rule to be executive over-reach by the previous administration.