Travel Ban

New York News: Governor Cuomo Announces New York to Provide Free Legal Assistance to Individuals Detained at Airports or Affected by the Federal Policy

ALBANY, NY – New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that lawyers will be available through the Liberty Defense Project to offer free legal services to individuals currently detained on immigration charges at airports statewide or affected by the federal policy.  This action is in direct response to the discriminatory federal travel ban upheld … Continue reading New York News: Governor Cuomo Announces New York to Provide Free Legal Assistance to Individuals Detained at Airports or Affected by the Federal Policy

Missouri Political News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Statement Regarding Supreme Court Decision on Travel Ban

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today released the following statement regarding the United States Supreme Court decision upholding President Trump’s proclamation limiting entry into the United States for aliens from specified countries as well as limiting refugees: “I am pleased to see the Supreme Court uphold the President’s power to make … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Statement Regarding Supreme Court Decision on Travel Ban

New York AG Schneiderman Leads New SCOTUS Brief In Travel Ban Case

17 Attorneys General File Amicus Brief Opposing The Ban, Citing Harm To States’ Residents, Institutions, And Economies ALBANY, NY (STL.News) New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, leading a coalition of 17 Attorneys General, filed a new amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court opposing President Trump’s third travel ban. The brief was filed in Trump … Continue reading New York AG Schneiderman Leads New SCOTUS Brief In Travel Ban Case

California Attorney General Becerra Joins Multistate Amicus Brief Opposing President Trump’s Travel Ban

SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News) California Attorney General Xavier Becerra along with a coalition of 17 Attorneys General today joined a friend-of-the-court brief in support of Hawaii in Trump v. Hawaii.  The case challenges the unlawful provisions of President Trump’s revised travel ban.  President Trump’s travel ban will have a direct impact on California, which is home … Continue reading California Attorney General Becerra Joins Multistate Amicus Brief Opposing President Trump’s Travel Ban

Trump travel ban to get day in Supreme Court

WASHINGTON  /January 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries. The issue pits an administration that considers the restrictions necessary for Americans’ security against challengers who claim it is … Continue reading Trump travel ban to get day in Supreme Court

Appeals court: Trump exceeded authority with travel ban

HONOLULU   /December 23, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  A federal appeals court panel ruled Friday that President once again exceeded the scope of his authority with his latest travel ban. However, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges put their decision on hold pending review by the U.S. Supreme Court, meaning the ban involving six majority … Continue reading Appeals court: Trump exceeded authority with travel ban

State Dept says Trump travel ban fully implemented

WASHINGTON/December 8, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The State Department says President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens of six mainly Muslim countries, North Korea and Venezuela is now fully operational. The announcement follows the Supreme Court’s decision earlier this week to allow enforcement of the ban as it is challenged in lower courts. The department said … Continue reading State Dept says Trump travel ban fully implemented

Not a final ruling, but justices OK travel ban enforcement

WASHINGTON/December 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — It’s not a final ruling, but the Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries. Challenges to the policy are winding through the federal courts, and the justices themselves ultimately are expected to rule … Continue reading Not a final ruling, but justices OK travel ban enforcement