U.S. Introduces Tougher Vetting in Executive Order After Ban Expiry

The Trump administration will resume admitting refugees into the country after its temporary ban ended on Wednesday, but has introduced tougher new vetting measures following a new executive order. President Donald Trump has signed the order to allow the measures, which will allow the U.S. to consider biographic data from refugee applicants as well as…

US Judge Blocks Latest Version of Trump Travel Ban

A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked the latest version of the Trump administration’s travel ban just hours before it was to be implemented. U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson authored the ruling on Tuesday, arguing the updated ban is a continuation of Trump’s “promise to exclude Muslims from the United States.” He granted Hawaii’s…

Trump to Keep US Travel Ban

The Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to keep its travel ban and bar most refugees from entering the United States. It blocked a federal appeals court ruling from last on Tuesday that would have eased the ban and allow up to 24,000 refugees to enter the country before the end of October. “The…