“I am very happy that we are going to travel today. Finally, we made it,” said Fuad Sharef, an Iraqi with an immigration visa who was prevented along with his family from boarding a flight to New York a week ago.
The immigration executive order signed by Trump temporarily halted the U.S. refugee program and imposed a 90-day suspension on people traveling from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru has expressed concern about shortages of food and medicine in Venezuela, mired in a deep economic crisis.
“The agreement is to be honored by the Trump administration (so) I’m pleased this agreement will continue,” Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said.
Mexican delegation met U.S. military officials in southern Mexico on Tuesday to discuss security initiatives, sources said on Wednesday, as the two countries try to find common ground in tough negotiations over trade, security and immigration.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel restrictions do not apply to people travelling from the United Kingdom regardless of their nationality or place of birth, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Monday.
U.S. government granted waivers to 872 refugees into U.S., despite President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning entry of refugees from any country.
Gabriela Michetti said the measure did not change Argentina’s pro-immigration, and sought to avoid association with measures implemented by U.S. Trump to restrict immigration.
President Donald Trump loosened a restriction on legal residents holding green cards returning to the United States from overseas travel after a weekend of confusion, protests and worldwide outcry over a sweeping immigration order.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma spoke after U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order halted travel by people with passports from Libya, Somalia, Sudan and four other Middle East nations for 90 days, and stopped refugee resettlement for 120 days.
The judges in Massachusetts, Virginia and Washington state issued their rulings late on Saturday or early on Sunday.
Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain did not agree with U.S. President Donald Trump’s curbs on immigration after coming under criticism from lawmakers in her own party for not condemning his executive order when initially questioned.
McCain said he was “worried” about the addition of Trump’s chief strategist and former campaign chief Steve Bannon to the U.S. National Security Council.
“US is where Christian traditions have important meaning. Loving your neighbor is a major Christian value and includes helping people,” Germany’s Gabriel.
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President Donald Trump told reporters in White House’s Oval Office on Saturday his order was “not a Muslim ban” and said the measures were long overdue.
“To those fleeing persecution, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength #WelcomeToCanada,” Trudeau said on Twitter.
U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly ordered U.S. authorities to refrain from deporting previously approved refugees as well as “approved holders of valid immigrant and non-immigrant visas and other individuals … legally authorized to enter the United States” from the countries targeted in Trump’s order.
Legal challenges to President Donald Trump’s new restrictions on immigration came on Saturday on behalf of two Iraqis with ties to U.S. security forces who were detained at New York’s JFK Airport.
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“I’m establishing new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America. Don’t want them here,” President Trump said.
IOM and UNHCR said they remained committed to working with the U.S. administration towards a shared goal of ensuring “safe and secure resettlement and immigration programmes”.