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Stepsister, Yes; Grandma, No: US Sets Guidelines for Revised Travel Ban - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Stepsiblings and half-siblings are allowed, but not nieces or nephews. Sons- and daughters-in-law are in, but brothers- and sisters-in-law are not. Parents, including in-laws, are considered “close family,” but grandparents are not. The ...and more »

PHOTO ESSAY: As You Digest the SCOTUS 'Muslim Ban' Ruling, Don't Forget About This Major Win - ColorLines magazine

Yesterday (June 26), the Supreme Court upheld the travel limits in President Donald Trump's executive order colloquially known as the ”Muslim ban.” The first version of the order restricted people from seven Muslim-majority nations from coming into the ...and more »

Which of your family members could visit under the travel ban - Washington Post

The Supreme Court on July 19 refused to block a lower judge's ruling that grandparents and other family members of people living in the United States are no longer barred from entering the country. This means the short list of family members outlining ...and more »

Who Will Be Allowed Into the US When the 'Muslim Ban' Goes Into Effect? - ColorLines magazine

The Supreme Court ruled that President Donald Trump's ban on nationals of six predominantly-Muslim countries is legal—with some key exceptions. Read on to find out what they are. Kenrya Rankin Jun 29, 2017 12:25PM EDT. People have gathered at airports ...and more »

Trump travel ban: new visa criteria set to come into effect - The Guardian

Instructions issued to US embassies for travellers from Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Iran and Yemen – and all refugees – to take effect on Thursday. Jamiles Lartey and Oliver Laughland in New York. Wed 28 Jun 2017 23.32 EDT Last modified on Fri 9 Feb ...and more »

Why the new travel ban isn't causing chaos - Vox

This family arrived in the US without incident Thursday night. Paul J. Richards/AFP via Getty. The travel ban is back, but you wouldn't know it at the airports. In January, the first time the Trump administration attempted to ban people from several ...and more »

US travel ban: Confusion all around as Supreme Court ruling sets 'bona fide relationship' criteria - Firstpost

Even as President Donald Trump's temporary ban on all refugees and travellers from six predominantly Muslim countries is scheduled to take effect from Thursday, there is still uncertainty about how the Trump administration will implement it. The ...and more »

Who's in and who's left out as Trump travel ban takes effect - PBS NewsHour

President Trump's executive order banning entry into the U.S. from six majority-Muslim countries finally takes effect Thursday after months of legal and political wrangling. The Supreme Court issued a partial green light earlier this week by only ...and more »

Is the Supreme Court's Travel Ban Ruling Really a 'Clear Victory' for Trump? - Pacific Standard

The Supreme Court's language in reviving some elements of President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban—specifically, that the ban would not be applied to "foreign nationals who have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or ...and more »

Administration Moves to Carry Out Partial Travel Ban - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved aggressively on Thursday to fulfill one of the president's most contentious campaign promises, banning entry into the United States by refugees from around the world and prohibiting most visitors from six ...and more »