Scrolling news:

Tunisia: Tunisian preacher stirs controversy over verses regarding ‘coup’

‘News is not good’: Rushdie’s agent says after author attacked on stage in New York

Greece: Dep Speaker of Parliament advocates ‘necessity’ of spying on country’s Turkish Muslim MPs

Jammu & Kashmir: 3 Indian soldiers, 2 Kashmiri militants killed in shoot-out

Palestine: Four Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank

Afghanistan: 8 killed, 18 injured in ISIS bombing at Muharram gathering

Palestine: 44 Palestinians killed incl 15 children by Israeli bombing of Gaza civilian areas

Palestine: 29 Palestinians killed, incl 6 children by Israeli indiscriminate bombing in Gaza

Palestine: Israel bombs Gaza in unprovoked attack killing 15 incl 5-year-old child

Morocco, Israel agree to enhance security cooperation

UN blames Israel’s ‘coercive measures’ for Palestinian displacements

French gov’t takes flak over deportation decision against well-known imam

Palestine: Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank

Lebanon: Hezbollah warns Israeli gas drilling vessels within range of its missiles

Bangladeshi nationals easy targets of human trafficking gangs

Pakistan: 25 killed in rain-related accidents in 2 days as monsoon wreaks havoc

Palestine: Israeli settlers seize Palestinian home in Hebron

Somalia: Bomb blasts by Al-Shabaab in the south kill 20

Kenya: Muslim group demanding sacking of Kenyan minister for remarks to hijabi Muslim journalist

Palestine: Israeli army kills 2 Palestinians in Nablus

US: Judge exempts grandparents from Trump ‘Muslim travel ban’

15th Jul 2017
US: Judge exempts grandparents from Trump ‘Muslim travel ban’

By Michael Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AA): A federal judge in Hawaii dealt President Donald Trump another legal setback in his attempt to bar immigration from six Muslim-majority countries, ruling that Trump’s administration unnecessarily limited those who could be allowed into the country.

While allowing the administration to go ahead with some aspects of the ban, the Supreme Court said late last month those with “a credible claim of a bona fide relationship” with U.S. individuals or entities should be exempted.

The Trump administration was criticized for how it interpreted the decision, with many claiming as capricious and arbitrary its definition of qualifying relations.

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson ruled late Thursday the administration must allow in grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and cousins.

“Common sense, for instance, dictates that close family members be defined to include grandparents,” Watson wrote in his ruling. “Indeed, grandparents are the epitome of close family members. The government’s definition excludes them. That simply cannot be.”

He also ruled that refugee resettlement agencies should be allowed to bring in asylum seekers who have been given formal assurances of placement within the U.S., saying a refugee agency resettlement assurance “meets each of the Supreme Court’s touchstones.

“Bona fide does not get any more bona fide than that,” he wrote.

The State Department said Wednesday it had surpassed a 50,000 cap for refugees Trump established in January that the Supreme Court said could be implemented in its June decision.

The number is roughly half that allowed by the Obama administration and is meant to last until the end of the fiscal year ending Sept. 30.

The latest ruling is “a nationwide injunction to micromanage decisions of the co-equal Executive Branch,” according to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who pledged to appeal.

“The district court has improperly substituted its policy preferences for the national security judgments of the Executive Branch in a time of grave threats,” he said in a statement. “We will now reluctantly return directly to the Supreme Court to again vindicate the rule of law and the Executive Branch’s duty to protect the nation.”

[Photo: US President Donald Trump. Photographer: J Scott Applewhite/Pool/AP/AA]

Leave a Comment

What is 8 + 12 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is:
IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-)

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

Latest Tweets

Betboo Porno izle Mobile porn hilesi