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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled to uphold a Hawaii court’s nationwide preliminary injunction that blocked the revised travel ban’s 90-day halt on nationals from the six designated Muslim-majority nations and a 120-day suspension of the refugee program. And now the fight goes to the Supreme Court. Click below to read more…
A large number of people are expected to take to the streets of major cities including New York. Major corporations are giving workers the opportunity to march. The protests are in response to Trump’s policies.
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is recommending that the United States end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian nationals in January 2018. Eliminating the program will create a hardship for those that have been here for the last seven years.
A final decision rests with Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. That decision will impact about 50,000 Haitians if it is decided to end the program.
U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Kahala Watson, who presided over the Hawaii case, concluded the travel ban reflected an intent to discriminate. “It includes significant and unrebutted evidence of religious animus driving the promulgation of the Executive Order.” Watson states “there is nothing ‘veiled’ ” about a Trump campaign document that stated, “Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.”
Please share with those in your community! Know Your Rights if ICE comes to your home or work place. All people living in the United States, including undocumented immigrants have certain U.S. Constitutional rights.