9th Circuit Grills Trump Administration Over Travel Ban

A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday appeared unmoved by the Trump administration’s request to reinstate the travel ban, but at least one judge expressed skepticism that discrimination against Muslims motivated the president’s controversial executive order.

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Trump Appointee Gives Glowing Review of Muslim Ban

Defending a recent ban on immigration from Syria and six other Muslim-majority countries, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told a House committee Tuesday that he wished only that President Donald Trump’s executive action had rolled out better.

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Airport Detainees Show Muslim Ban Has Cast a Wide Net

The executive order banning refugees from Muslim-majority nations was already on hold Sunday when a North African man spent seven hours in immigration lockdown. That his country of origin is not one of the seven flagged by President Donald Trump is one many points undermining the White House’s position that the order is not a Muslim ban.

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