Friday, 24 November, 2017

Scientists in Limbo as Scotus Allows Modified Travel Ban

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
Sammy Stanley | 29 June, 2017, 09:02

The Iranian engineer and Clemson University graduate had been unable to return to the United States because of Trump's executive order. The Executive Order temporarily pauses entry into the United States of refugees and nationals of six unstable and/or terrorism-infested countries (Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen).

President Donald Trump's initial travel ban in January led to chaos at airports around the world, but airlines say they don't expect similar problems this time.

"Today's compromise will burden executive officials with the task of deciding — on peril of contempt — whether individuals from the six affected nations who wish to enter the United States have a sufficient connection to a person or entity in this country", Thomas wrote. Officials are still working to define what counts as a "bona fide relationship".

Trump hailed the court's order as "a clear victory for our national security".

The proposed definition would not cover those who have been admitted to a US college, but who have not yet come to the United States, and it would prevent any further admissions of foreign students from those countries until such time as the Supreme Court could make a substantive decision about the proposed travel ban.

Iran's FM spokesman, while condemning the ban against six Muslim countries, reiterated that the American government was pursuing short-term trading benefit while ignoring major roots of terrorist actions inside the US.

May calls for major investigation of cladding
His body, which was recovered by firefighters on the 13th floor, had to be identified by his dental records. Of the 75 buildings where cladding has been tested, all failed fire safety checks.

The limited ban will take effect Thursday morning, the State Department said Monday.

The man, who declined to be identified, said he wouldn't know the outcome until at least Sunday, when the U.S. Embassy opens again after a string of national holidays.

"As President, I can not allow people into our country who want to do us harm", he said.

Trump said last week that the travel ban would take effect within 72 hours if the Supreme Court lifted injunctions on its enforcement that were put in place by lower courts.

The State Department has said that the few remaining refugees to be admitted this year will not have to prove a "bona fide relationship". The court also made a decision to hear the case on the ban, which temporarily restricts travel to the U.S. by citizens from six majority-Muslim countries and from all refugees, during its fall term.

FILE - In this May 15, 2017 file photo, protesters wave signs and chant during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, outside a federal courthouse in Seattle.

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