A federal appeals court in Virginia upheld a block on President Trump's travel ban on Thursday.
A U.S. appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, calling it discriminatory
Trump capped refugee admissions at 50,000 for the 2017 fiscal year.
Trump fired Yates three days into his administration after she told justice department lawyers not to defend his executive order.
The White House is appealing orders blocking its travel ban. For a Sudanese airport worker in Minnesota, the result will be life-changing.
Only 19 percent of respondents from 16 nations were found to be excited, optimistic or hopeful about Trump’s presidency.
The enhanced security measures would be similar to a ban already imposed on airports in eight Middle Eastern nations.
Sessions had been dismissive toward a Hawaiian judge who opposed Trump’s travel ban.
Flights to five major U.S. cities are being cut.
Hawaii and other opponents of the ban claim it is based on Trump's election campaign promise of "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States."
Hawaii's attorney general said the ban was like a neon sign flashing ‘Muslim ban’ that the government had not turned off.
North Korea's state-run media ran a commentary accusing the U.S. of being the "world's worst human rights abuser" for its sponsoring of wars and revolutions around the world.
Musicians from the Muslim-majority nations in Trump's original executive order combat bigotry and xenophobia on stage.
The Justice Department's first step would likely be filing an appeal in either or both of the state cases, an action likely to come within days.
The move was the latest blow to the administration's efforts to temporarily ban refugees as well as travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries.
Court papers filed by the state of Washington and joined by California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and Oregon asked a judge to stop the March 6 order from taking effect.
Maryland is the seventh state, after Washington, New York, Oregon, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Hawaii, to mount a legal challenge.
Veterans of multiple presidential administrations, including John Kerry and Madeleine Albright, write that the revised order reinforces ISIS propaganda to disaffected Muslims.
A federal judge in Wisconsin issues a temporary restraining order that prevents the U.S. from keeping out a woman and child already processed for asylum.
The first travel ban prompted mass protests and chaos at U.S. airports in January.
The revised travel order changed and replaced an original, more sweeping ban issued that caused chaos and protests at airports.
U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii said the state could add to its initial lawsuit, which had challenged Trump's original ban signed in January.
Monday a presidential adviser had urged Nigerians to reconsider their trip.
The Trump administration this week issued a new executive order that supplanted the one which had been challenged in court by the state of Washington.