Because we know there had to be one, a federal judge in Virginia ruled in favor of President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban and in opposition to the decisions of judges who ruled before him—and providing ammunition to Justice Department lawyers who are arguing in favor of the ban in several courts across the U.S.
A retired police chief was detained and questioned by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at New York City’s John F. Kennedy Airport upon his return from a trip abroad earlier this month because his first name is Hassan.
The “Free State” of Maryland on Friday became the fifth state to join a legal challenge seeking to block the Trump administration’s revised “Muslim ban” in court. More than two dozen lawsuits were issued against the original Jan. 27 travel ban.
Because President Vladimir TrumPutin won’t let it just die, he has signed a revised executive order that will ban immigration from certain Muslim-majority countries.
Muhammad Ali Jr., son of the boxing great who made news last week after it was reported that he and his mother had been detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport because of their Muslim names, is speaking out about his ordeal and said Monday that he felt “violated” when he was asked about his religion.
During his presidency, George W. Bush was destroyed by the media and Saturday Night Live on a consistent basis; but while we can all agree that Dubya wasn’t the brightest light bulb to ever light-bulb, he took his ribbing gracefully.
Looks like Clarence Thomas’ wife is not only in support of the asshat-in-chief but actually sent out an email on a conservative Listserv trying to mobilize support around his policies.
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Arguments for and against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban were heard Tuesday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, based in San Francisco. The U.S. Justice Department and the state of Washington, which became the first state to file a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the ban, called…
Sometimes it’s the little things that cause the biggest ripples, and one Brooklyn, N.Y., restaurant’s message of solidarity with immigrants is creating quite a stir online after an image of a receipt that read, “Immigrants make America great” started circulating online.
Updated Sunday, Feb. 4, 2017, 10:30 a.m. EST: Governmental policy now moves with the speed of a Williams-sisters tennis match. Today a federal appeals court denied the Justice Department’s request for an immediate reinstatement of President Donald Trump’s travel ban for certain travelers and refugees, which was…
Do you remember when words meant things?
I went into labor 30 minutes after Donald Trump’s election night speech. I have the worries that any new mother would have about raising a child in the era of Trump, where ugliness is out in the open and civility no longer exists.
Fifty affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union filed 18 coordinated Freedom of Information Act requests Thursday with local U.S. Customs and Border Protection offices in an effort to expose how Trump-administration officials are interpreting and executing the president’s Muslim ban at international airports…
Let’s recap: First Donald Trump’s administration issues a Muslim ban, which they don’t want called a ban, but the president and his lackey Sean “Spicy Facts” Spicer have both called it a ban. The ban stops people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from coming to the U.S.
White House press secretary Sean “Spicy Facts” Spicer is so out of his depth, it’s amazing to watch. On Tuesday, Spicy Facts found himself knee-deep in a tense conversation with members of the press corps over a tweet sent out by the tweeter-in-chief.
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.
On the heels of Donald Trump’s controversial executive order on immigration and refugees and a weekend filled with confusion and airport delays as travelers tried to make it back into the country, the head of the African Union has criticized the widely condemned ban on immigration from some Muslim-majority countries,…
Former President Barack Obama (OMG! We miss you so much, you don’t even know!) wants to make it clear that President Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” is not based on policy from his presidency.
I remember sitting in class back in high school and learning about slavery, Jim Crow and the civil rights movement (since that’s all they taught about black history) and thinking ... what the hell?