Travel Ban News
Russia bars entry to Kamala Harris, Mark Zuckerberg in latest restrictions on US and Canadian figures
The Russian foreign ministry said the travel restrictions on 29 Americans and 61 Canadians would remain in effect indefinitely
This comes as the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 is rallying infections in a large number of countries and has surged the hospitalisations in the US and Europe
European Union set to impose travel restriction on foreigners entering Europe for 30 days to curb spread of coronavirus
European Union leaders agreed Tuesday to immediately impose travel restrictions on most foreigners entering Europe for at least 30 days to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, and to set up fast-track transport lanes to keep vital medical equipment, food, and goods flowing smoothly inside the bloc.
Rupee plunges 84 paise to below 74 level in early trade amid mounting fears of coronavirus-led slowdown
The rupee opened at 74.25 at the interbank forex market and then fell further to 74.50, down 82 paise over its last close.
Hours after UN designation, Pakistan issues order to freeze assets, impose travel ban on Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar
The UN sanctions committee on the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda on Wednesday announced the designation of Masood Azhar, leader of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), over its ties to Al-Qaeda
Donald Trump’s travel ban temporarily barred visitors, immigrants from 7 majority Muslim countries.
Despatches from an H1B wasteland amid India-US 2+2 talks: How a non-immigrant work permit has occupied frontlines of US politics
Behind the present day backlash on H-1B visas are cold, hard numbers that say the H-1B cost advantage has vanished, especially if you add the cost of nuisance value which comes bundled with the H-1B process
Donald Trump seizes on college student Mollie Tibbetts' murder by illegal alien to rally base in midterm season; calls US immigration laws a 'disgrace'
The disappearance of a well-liked college student from America's heartland had touched many people since she vanished one month ago while out for a run. But the stunning news that a Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally has allegedly confessed to kidnapping and murdering her thrust the case into the middle of the contentious immigration debate and midterm elections.
H4 EAD: Donald Trump Govt, in court filing, confirms plan to revoke H1B spouses' work permit is in 'final clearance review' stage
In a court filing dated 20 August, the US Department of Homeland Security has confirmed that the proposed rule to revoke H4 work permits - popularly called H4 EAD - is currently in "final clearance and review" process and senior most DHS folks are working out the fine print of the terms of approval.
Hopes rise for US immigration deal on DACA while legal immigrants remain on edge in midterm election year
A leader of US House moderates said Thursday that a tentative deal with conservatives has emerged to help young "Dreamer" immigrants brought illegally to the US as children and later given temporary protections by the Obama government now stay in the U.S. legally. But where does all this leave those who are legally in America and waiting in line?
US Congress races against time to fix contentious US immigration problems - the new tinderbox of American politics
While the US president and his A team on hardline immigration chart their own course, deep fault lines have surfaced within the Republican party on a mind-stretching gamut of issues that have come to define the catchall of immigration policy in the US.
Donald Trump on midterm campaign mode whips up immigration storm; seizes on opponents' glaring social media errors
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday seized on an error by liberal activists who tweeted photos of young-looking immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border in steel cages and blamed the current administration for separating immigrant children from their parents.
Malaysia's scandal-ridden former leader Najib Razak was hit with a travel ban today as speculation mounted he was about to flee the country following his shock election loss, in a possible bid to avoid prosecution over a massive financial scandal.
In the court's first full-blown consideration of a Trump order, the conservative justices who make up the court's majority seemed unwilling to hem in a president who has invoked national security to justify restrictions on who can or cannot step on U.S. soil.
President Donald Trump appears likely to win his travel ban case at the Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy both signaled support for the travel policy in arguments Wednesday at the court.
The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last. The justices are hearing arguments Wednesday over President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.
The US Supreme Court has said it will review President Donald Trump's latest travel ban affecting citizens from six Muslim majority countries plus North Korea and Venezuela
After US Supreme Court's ruling, Donald Trump's travel ban now fully implemented, says State Department
US president Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens of six mainly Muslim countries, North Korea and Venezuela is now fully operational, the State Department said.
A South Asian group in the US expressed disappointment over the Supreme Court's decision allowing the enforcement of Trump's controversial travel ban.
The Donald Trump administration on Monday asked the US Supreme Court to allow the latest travel ban to take full effect.