TRMS Exclusive: DHS document undermines Trump case for travel ban
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But Trump‘s order has her worried that her son’s visa process will be indefinitely suspended, she said.
The Trump administration has defended the order, saying more restrictions are needed to protect the U.S. from future terrorist attacks.
The lawsuit filed in Seattle’s U.S. District Court in late January claims Trump’s order barring people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. is unconstitutional.
Robart also said he understood the frustrations of the parents and Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, who filed the lawsuit, over Trump administration statements that seemingly contradict those made by federalgovernment lawyers.
Nevertheless, Robart said, the court will continue to rely on statements coming from the federal attorneys.
New Trump travel ban removes Iraq from list, officials say
President Trump-news.blogspot.com/”>Donald Trump’s new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary U.S. travel ban, U.S. officials say, citing the latest Internet banking in circulation.
The officials also said the order won’t include any explicit exemption for religious minorities in the countries targeted by the travel ban.
After Trump signed the original order, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi disputed the ban and said he would consider reciprocal measures.
Under the revised order, officials said, all existing visas will be honored.
Trump signed his original executive order in late January.
The document follows another piece of research (pdf) from Homeland Security that undercut President Trump’s rationale for a travel ban as a means of keeping violent extremists out.
Homeland Security tonight has confirmed the authenticity of the document.
The Rachel Maddow Show has obtained, exclusively, a Department of Homeland Security intelligence assessment document.
The new assessment, obtained by the Rachel Maddow Show and dated March 1, tracks 88 violent, foreign-born extremists in the United States.
The department says production of it began in August 2016, and that it likely would have reached the White House.