U.S., Britain Ban Devices on Some Flights

The United States and Britain earlier this week announced they will bar airline passengers from certain Muslim-majority countries from carrying laptop computers, iPads and other devices larger than a cell phone aboard direct inbound flights. The U.S. ban covers 10 airports in eight countries, including busy hubs in Egypt, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the United… Read more »

Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Revised Travel Ban

A federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide temporary restraining order on President Trump’s revised travel ban, just hours before the executive order was set to take effect. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson came after the White House spent weeks revising its travel ban to withstand legal scrutiny. The revised order, which… Read more »

Trump’s New Travel Ban Takes Effect Next Week

President Trump on March 6 issued a new executive order on travel and immigration that is designed to withstand the legal scrutiny that plagued his original travel ban in January. The revised order, which goes into effect March 16, bans travelers from six mostly-Muslim nations from entering the U.S. for 90 days and suspends all… Read more »

White House Still Tweaking Revised Travel Ban

President Trump’s new executive order on travel and immigration will reportedly include some significant changes to allay some of the legal issues that derailed the first travel ban. Trump’s original order, now frozen by the courts, temporarily banned travelers from seven mostly-Muslim countries from entering the U.S. and suspended all refugee admissions for 120 days…. Read more »

White House to Issue New Travel Order

After criticizing the “bad decision” he got from an appeals court panel last week, President Trump said in a press conference today that he will issue a new executive order on travel next week. A three-judge federal appeals panel last Thursday refused to reinstate Trump’s executive order that bans travelers entering the U.S. from seven… Read more »