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How the Supreme Court struck down a WWII-era travesty when it upheld Trump’s travel ban

Long ago, Fred Korematsu was arrested in San Leandro, California, his home town, for defying an executive order that led to the expulsion or imprisonment of more than 100,000 Japanese Americans after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. He later went to ...

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Travel ban ruling stirs dismay among immigrants, advocates

DETROIT (AP) — Maryam Bahramipanah is torn between staying with her husband, who came to Michigan from their native Iran, and returning home to see her mother, who suffered a stroke. With the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Tuesday to uphold ...

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Supreme Court to consider Trump’s travel ban and the president’s authority

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court for the first time Wednesday considers a major initiative of the Trump administration, reviewing whether President Donald Trump’s travel ban is a necessary step to protect the country from terrorism or an illegal and unconstitutional ...

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Trump’s refugee ban ends, new screening rules coming

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s four-month worldwide ban on refugees ended Tuesday, officials said, as his administration prepared to unveil tougher new screening procedures. Under an executive order Trump signed earlier this year, the United States had temporarily halted admissions ...

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Second judge rules against latest travel ban

A federal judge in Maryland early Wednesday issued a second halt on the latest version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, asserting that the president’s own comments on the campaign trail and on Twitter convinced him that the directive was ...

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Justices allow strict enforcement of Trump refugee ban

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says the Trump administration can strictly enforce its ban on refugees, but at the same time is leaving in place a weakened travel ban that includes grandparents among relatives who can help visitors from six ...

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