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donald trump: executive order 'not a muslim ban'


president trump told journalists at the white house that his administration was prepared to implement an executive order which temporarily bans all refugees and people from seven mainly muslim countries from entering the united states.he defended the move, which has been condemned by rights groups, and he said it was not a "muslim ban".trump executive order: refugees detained at us airports






facebook coo sheryl sandberg criticizes trump over ‘global gag rule’ executive o


facebook coo sheryl sandberg criticized on thursday president donald trump’s executive order which reinstates the global gag rule, saying it could have “terrible consequences for women and families around the world.” what is the global gag rule the executive order reinstates the policy that limits funding for abortion education and procedures around the world, known as…






trump’s executive order could block 500,000 legal u.s. residents from returning


when details leaked earlier this week about a spate of immigration-related executive orders from president donald trump, much public discussion focused on a 30-day ban on new visas for citizens from seven “terror-prone” countries. but the order signed this afternoon by trump is actually more severe, increasing the ban to 90 days. and its effects could…






trump issues more executive actions on national security


president trump kept up his frenetic pace of executive action on urday by signing new directives that put his own imprint on the national security apparatus. trump signed executive actions to reorganize the national security council and to direct the joint chiefs of staff to present him with a plan to defeat the islamic state terror organization, according to white house officials who have seen the documents and described their content to reporters. he also issued a five-year ban preventing people who work for him from lobbying his administration after they leave it. the action e right on the heels of a controversial executive order on friday closing u.s. borders to refugees from around the world and temporarily halting immigration from several mostly muslim countries. despite the num






syrian families bound for allentown turned back under trump order


read the full presidential executive order blocking refugees from coming to the u.s.the white houseoffice of the press secretaryfor immediate release                         january 27, 2017 executive order - - - - - - - protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the united states       by the authority vested in me as president by the constitution and laws of the...the white houseoffice of the press secretaryfor immediate release                         january 27, 2017 executive order - - - - - - - protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the united states       by the authority vested in me as president by the constitution and laws of the...






immigration ban sows panic, anguish and confusion at airports around the globe


read the full presidential executive order blocking refugees from coming to the u.s.the white houseoffice of the press secretaryfor immediate release                         january 27, 2017 executive order - - - - - - - protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the united states       by the authority vested in me as president by the constitution and laws of the...the white houseoffice of the press secretaryfor immediate release                         january 27, 2017 executive order - - - - - - - protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the united states       by the authority vested in me as president by the constitution and laws of the...






official: green card holders also banned from entering u.s.; airlines start turn


read the full presidential executive order blocking refugees from coming to the u.s.the white houseoffice of the press secretaryfor immediate release                         january 27, 2017 executive order - - - - - - - protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the united states       by the authority vested in me as president by the constitution and laws of the...the white houseoffice of the press secretaryfor immediate release                         january 27, 2017 executive order - - - - - - - protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the united states       by the authority vested in me as president by the constitution and laws of the...






jordan’s king abdullah ii to visit washington on monday


washington—jordan’s king abdullah ii is scheduled to arrive in washington on monday and could mark the first arab leader to meet with president donald trump, just days after he signed an executive order that suspended the u.s. refugee program and blocked people from iraq, syria and several other muslim countries from entering the u.s.mr. trump’s executive order, signed friday night, is a version of a paign promise he made beginning in 2015, but it still caught many off guard in washington because its details weren’t...






google criticizes impact on staff of trump immigration order


google chief executive sundar pichai criticized president donald trump’s immigration order in an email to staff late friday, saying the u.s. ban on foreign nationals from seven countries affects at least 187 google employees.“we’re upset about the impact of this order and any proposals that could impose restrictions on googlers and their families, or that could create barriers to bringing great talent to the us,” mr. pichai said in...






a closer look at trump's executive orders


if you thought president obama was slap-happy with the executive order, take a look at seth meyers’s closer look into trump’s early days in office.full story at youtube.more about politics. posted by josh urich






unknown number of u.s. permanent residents stuck overseas as a result of trump's


an undetermined number of longtime u.s. residents have been stranded overseas as a result of president trump's executive order temporarily blocking visas from seven countries in the middle east and north africa. all visa holders from those seven countries are now barred entry to the u.s., including lawful permanent residents, also known as green card holders, people with u.s. work visas and other types of visas, according to a senior u.s. immigration official. the official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. some of the affected countries, such as yemen and libya, have relatively few nationals who are u.s. permanent residents or visa holders. but a large number of iranians have permanent residency in the u.s., as do smaller numbers from some of the other c






trump immigration policy changes put some on edge


chicago immigration reform advocates and muslim leaders denounced president donald trump's executive order to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. while the government reviews screening processes, calling it an effective ban on muslims in america.in issuing the order friday, which calls... (manya brachear pashman and angie leventis lourgos)






trump executive order could be used to deport green card holders


president donald trump’s crack down on immigration could result in the deportation of legal immigrants and lawful permanent residents, legal scholars say. trump signed two executive orders on immigration policy wednesday. one set the framework for construction of a wall along the southern border of the u.s. the other, titled “enhancing public safety in the interior…






donald trump's order bars syrian refugees from entering the u.s.


donald trump has remained adamant on closing america’s borders to immigrants and refugees since he began his paign. now, according to cnn, a new executive order signed by the president will put his controversial legislation, mainly concerning muslims, into action.on friday (jan. 27), trump enacted the mandate under the name “protection of the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the united states.” specifically, he hopes syrian citizens seeking refuge would instead utilize his proposed “safe zones” within their country to relocate amid syria’s internal war.read: miami-dade mayor revokes “sanctuary city” status after donald trump’s executive orderduring a press conference, trump said the arrival of syrian refugees on american soil “is detrimental to the interests of the united states an






donald trump's order bars syrian refugees from entering the u.s.


donald trump has remained fixated on closing america’s borders to immigrants and refugees since he began his paign. now, according to cnn, a new executive order signed by the president will put his controversial legislation, mainly concerning muslims, into action.on friday (jan. 27), trump enacted the mandate under the name “protection of the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the united states.” specifically, he hopes syrian citizens seeking refuge would instead utilize his proposed “safe zones” within their country to relocate amid syria’s internal war.read: miami-dade mayor revokes “sanctuary city” status after donald trump’s executive orderduring a press conference, trump said the arrival of syrian refugees on american soil “is detrimental to the interests of the united states an






federal judge stays deportations of detainees after challenge to trump order


the order drew cries of outrage from a range of activist and advocates for muslims, arabs and immigrants. more than 4,000 academics from universities nationwide signed a statement of opposition and voiced concern the ban would become permanent. they described it as discriminatory and "inhumane, ineffective and un-american."the executive action has caused "complete chaos" and torn apart families, said abed ayoub, legal and policy director of the american-arab anti-discrimination committee.






unknown number of u.s. permanent residents stuck overseas as a result of trump's


an undetermined number of longtime u.s. residents have been stranded overseas as a result of president trump's executive order temporarily blocking visas from seven countries in the middle east and north africa. all visa holders from those seven countries are now barred entry to the u.s., including lawful permanent residents, also known as green card holders, people with u.s. work visas and other types of visas, according to a senior u.s. immigration official. the official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. some of the affected countries, such as yemen and libya, have relatively few nationals who are u.s. permanent residents or visa holders. but a large number of iranians have permanent residency in the u.s., as do smaller numbers from some of the other c






trump blocks muslim refugees, america loses a part of itself


chicago immigration reform advocates and muslim leaders denounced president donald trump's executive order to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. while the government reviews screening processes, calling it an effective ban on muslims in america.in issuing the order friday, which calls... (manya brachear pashman and angie leventis lourgos)






trump tasks son-in-law kushner, a diplomatic novice, with managing mexico disput


during his presidential paign, no single promise electrified donald trump’s supporters more than the pledge to build a “big, beautiful wall” all along the border with mexico. wednesday, president trump turned that promise into an executive order, one of two he signed. his directive leaves many...during his presidential paign, no single promise electrified donald trump’s supporters more than the pledge to build a “big, beautiful wall” all along the border with mexico. wednesday, president trump turned that promise into an executive order, one of two he signed. his directive leaves many... (brian bennett)






us lawyers for iraqis sue to block trump immigration order


immigration lawyers sued on urday to block president donald trump’s order halting the entry of refugees and foreign nationals from seven predominantly muslim countries to the united states, saying numerous people have already been unlawfully detained.the lawyers from numerous immigration organizations and the american civil liberties union sued in federal court in brooklyn, new york, on behalf of two iraqi men, one a former u.s. government worker and the other the husband of a former u.s. security contractor.the two men had visas to enter the united states but were detained on friday night at new york’s john f. kennedy international airport, hours after trump’s executive order put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the united states and temporarily barred travelers from syria and






federal judge blocks deportations under trump's 'extreme vetting' order for refu


after a day of chaos at airports around the world, a federal judge in brooklyn on urday night stayed deportations under president trump’s executive order barring citizens of some muslim countries from entering the united states. u.s. district judge ann m. donnelly ordered a halt to any removal of refugees or others who hold valid visas to enter the united states—meaning those who have arrived at u.s. airports from the seven predominantly muslim countries named under the president’s executive order can remain, for now. the judge did not rule on the legality of the executive order, nor did she say that others who have not yet arrived in the u.s. can be allowed to proceed. the ruling e in response to a petition filed by the american civil liberties union on behalf of two iraqis detained a






have you or someone you know been affected by president trump’s order on immigra


president donald trump’s executive order on immigration quickly reverberated through the united states and across the globe urday. have you or someone you know had any trouble when trying to enter the country through sea-tac airport or other washington entry points?please email [email protected] and provide your full name and phone number so we can get in contact with you.trump’s order, enacted with the stroke of a pen friday afternoon, suspended entry of all refugees to the united states for 120 days, barred syrian refugees indefinitely, and blocked entry into the united states for 90 days for citizens of seven predominantly muslim countries: iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen.






stanford university student detained at jfk airport for five hours after trump's


a stanford university graduate student who was on a flight from sudan to new york at the time president donald trump signed an immigration order was detained at jfk airport for five hours before being released urday morning, a college spokeswoman said.the sudanese student, who is studying anthropology at the university, is a legal u.s. resident and holds a green card. she’s not immediately returning to california, but the university has offered her support.“she may release a statement later, but right now she’s very tired,” said lisa lapin, a spokeswoman for stanford. the university isn’t currently releasing the student’s name.on friday, trump signed an executive order that temporarily barred all refugees from entering the united states for 120 days and blocks the acceptance of syrian refu






protests over immigration ban hit jfk & more u.s. airports


president donald trump’s executive order banning refugees from entering the u.s. has led to protests at airports around the country. thousands of demonstrators swarmed john f. kennedy international airport, dulles international airport, and chicago o’hare urday (jan. 28) in opposition to trump’s latest controversial move.read: miami-dade mayor revokes “sanctuary city” status after donald trump’s executive ordersome 13,000 people are reportedly protesting at jfk, where a dozen refugees were detained. hameed khalid darweesh, 53-year-old iraqi man who worked as a u.s. army translator, was among the detainees. darweesh was eventually released, after being held for four hours.approximately 18 people were detained at o’hare airport, including an iranian-born green card holder along with his wife






stanford university student detained at jfk airport for five hours after trump's


a stanford university graduate student who was on a flight from sudan to new york at the time president donald trump signed an immigration order was detained at jfk airport for five hours before being released urday morning, a college spokeswoman said.the sudanese student, who is studying anthropology at the university, is a legal u.s. resident and holds a green card. she’s not immediately returning to california, but the university has offered her support.“she may release a statement later, but right now she’s very tired,” said lisa lapin, a spokeswoman for stanford. the university isn’t currently releasing the student’s name.on friday, trump signed an executive order that temporarily barred all refugees from entering the united states for 120 days and blocks the acceptance of syrian refu






'i am dying in iraq, please': trump's ban dashes hope for many asylum-seekers


trump refugeescraig ruttle / approtesters emble at john f. kennedy international airport in new york, urday, jan. 28, 2017 after two iraqi refugees were detained while trying to enter the country. on friday, jan. 27, president donald trump signed an executive order suspending all immigration from countries with terrorism concerns for 90 days. protesters emble at john f. kennedy international airport in new york, urday, jan. 28, 2017 after two iraqi refugees were detained while trying to enter the country. on friday, jan. 27, president donald trump signed an executive order suspending all immigration from countries with terrorism concerns for 90 days. (craig ruttle / ap)






uc urges students, faculty covered by trump travel restrictions to stay in u.s.


the university of california on urday advised university community members covered by president trump’s executive order banning travel to the united states from seven muslim-majority countries to stay in this country for now.“we continue to analyze the executive order and its impact on our students, faculty, scholars, employees and other community members,” the uc said in a  message to faculty, staff and students. “at this time, we recommend that uc community members from these seven countries who hold a visa to enter the united states or who are lawful permanent residents do not travel outside of the united states.”in a statement released urday, uc irvine chancellor howard gillman expressed “deep concern for our students, scholars and others who will be personally affected by this order.






trump orders lobbying restrictions on ex-officials


president trump(p o: alex brandon, ap)president trump said urday he is imposing a lifetime ban on administration officials lobbying foreign governments, and a five-year ban on other types of lobbying."most of the people standing behind me will not be able to go to work," trump joked to aides as he signed the document, noting that the five-year ban will replace the two-year ban put in place by the obama administration."you have one last chance to get out," he added to his aides.norman eisen, president obama's "ethics czar" and the principal author of that administration's executive order on lobbying, said trump kept the obama limits on the "revolving door" coming into government but eliminated obama's revolving door protections for non-lobbyists leaving government."there is much to like in






trump travel ban could affect green card holders, officials say


after widespread confusion about who will be affected by president trump’s recently signed executive order pausing travel to the u.s. from citizens of selected muslim majority countries, officials are scrambling to clarify the policy.senior administration officials told cbs news urday that for permanent american residents -- those holding green cards -- from the listed countries, their readmittance to the u.s. will be done on a “case by case exemption process.”the countries which have majority muslim populations and will be affected by the 90-day moratorium on travel to the u.s. include iran, iraq, syria, yemen, sudan, somalia and libya.playvideocbsniraqi refugee freed after being detained at jfk airport hameed jhalid darweesh, an iraqi refugee, was released after being detained at jfk air






google recalls staff to the u.s. after trump's immigration order


alphabet’s google delivered a sharp message to staff traveling overseas who may be impacted by a new executive order on immigration from president donald trump: get back to the u.s. now.google chief executive officer sundar pichai slammed trump’s move in a note to employees friday, telling them that more than 100 company staff are affected by the order.“it’s painful to see the personal cost of this executive order on our colleagues,” pichai wrote in the memo, a copy of which was obtained by bloomberg news. “we’ve always made our view on immigration issues known publicly and will continue to do so.”the comments underscore a growing rift between the trump administration and several large u.s. technology companies, which include many immigrants in their ranks and have lobbied for fewer immigr






microsoft offering legal help to employees affected by trump immigration order


at first, president trump’s immigration order looked like it would mostly affect refugees from seven majority muslim nations (which itself is shameful). the order is so sweeping, however, that it also includes any green card and visa holders from these countries. so if you were a citizen of these countries (iran, iraq, syria and sudan. libya, yemen and somalia) and had the bad luck of being outside of the u.s. at the time the order went into effect, you’re now barred from entering the country for at least the next 90 days. unsurprisingly, that’s already affecting the employees of many of the largest tech companies, which tend to draw from a global talent pool.update: according to reuters, government officials now argue that green card holders from the seven countries included in the ban “h






wa governor blasts ‘train wreck’ immigration mess


the governor of washington lashed out at the trump administration on urday over the “train wreck” of a mess caused by trump’s sweeping executive orders banning immigration from some muslim countries and invalidating the visas of some legal residents, leaving them stranded in limbo at airports around the country.“these people couldn’t run a two-car funeral,” said gov. jay inslee (d) at a press conference at seattle-tacoma international airport on urday, according to the seattle times. “it is a train wreck. it can’t stand. we’re drawing the line here at sea-tac.”the executive order bans entry to the u.s. for all refugees for 120 days. syrian refugees are barred indefinitely and the order imposes a 90-day wait on travelers from iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen.inslee compare






us refugee hopeful: president trump order 'shattered my dreams'


28 january 2017 last updated at 14:46 gmt a transgender iraqi woman describes how her dreams were "shattered" when president trump signed an executive order to limit immigration from seven muslim countries.trump's refugee and travel suspension: key pointstrump's refugee and travel suspension: world reacts






judge bars u.s. from deporting travelers with valid visas covered by trump order


new york -- a federal judge in new york has barred the u.s. from deporting travelers with valid visas covered by president trump’s executive order.playvideocbs evening newschaos, confusion at airports as immigration crackdown takes effect president trump signed an executive order that puts a four-month hold on all refugees settling in the u.s., a 90-day ban for visitors from seven ... the federal judge, in brooklyn, issued an emergency stay on urday. it temporarily prevents the u.s. government from sending people out of the u.s. after they landed with valid vises at u.s. airports, reuters reported.the department of homeland security has not seen the judge’s order issuing an injunction and therefore could not say how it will change how they implement the president’s orders tomorrow, cbs new






trump insists in spite of ‘chaos’ that muslim ban is going just fine


as rights groups level numerous lawsuits against his administration and travelers are being stranded and detained all over the world, pres. donald trump said on urday that his new executive orders regarding muslims and immigrants are “working out very nicely.”reuters reported that muslim around the world are “furious” over the executive orders and that the u.s. immigration system has been “plunged into chaos” by the orders, which are broadly worded and are being interpreted differently by different agencies and by different divisions within those agencies.“immigration lawyers and advocates worked through the night trying to help stranded travelers find a way back home. lawyers in new york sued to block the order, saying many people have already been unlawfully detained, including an iraqi






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers detained


protesters gather at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribuneprotesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after more than a dozen travelers were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president donald trump's executive order friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries. protesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after more than a dozen travelers were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president donald trump's executive order friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries.  (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more g






facebook’s mark zuckerberg opposes donald trump’s immigration action


facebook inc. chief executive mark zuckerberg on friday publicly opposed two executive orders signed by president donald trump aiming to curtail immigration and bolster border security, contrasting with the neutral stance the tech executive has taken since the election. “like many of you, i’m concerned about the impact of the recent executive orders signed by president trump,” mr. zuckerberg wrote on his facebook page. “we need to...






stanford university student detained at jfk airport for five hours after trump's


a stanford university graduate student who was on a flight from sudan to new york at the time president donald trump signed an immigration order was detained at jfk airport for five hours before being released urday morning, a college spokeswoman said.the sudanese student, who is studying anthropology at the university, is a legal u.s. resident and holds a green card. she’s not immediately returning to california, but the university has offered her support.“she may release a statement later, but right now she’s very tired,” said lisa lapin, a spokeswoman for stanford. the university isn’t currently releasing the student’s name.on friday, trump signed an executive order that temporarily barred all refugees from entering the united states for 120 days and blocks the acceptance of syrian refu






a look at trump's executive order on refugees, immigration


washington — president donald trump signed an executive order friday making major changes to america's policies on refugees and immigration.a look at what trump ordered:___syriatrump's order directs the state department to stop issuing visas to syrian nationals and halts the processing of syrian refugees. that will remain in effect until trump determines that enough security changes have been made to ensure that would-be terrorists can't exploit weaknesses in the current vetting system.___refugeestrump ordered a four-month suspension of america's broader refugee program. the suspension is intended to provide time to review how refugees are vetted before they are allowed to resettle in the united states.trump's order also cuts the number of refugees the united states plans to accept this bu






trump tackles isis fight, lobbying ban, national security council with executive


on the heels of a controversial order barring refugees and travelers to the u.s. from some muslim majority countries, president trump continued his id-fire signing of executive actions urday, putting his name to three more addressing the islamic state of iraq and syria (isis), a ban on lobbying and a reorganization of the national security council.as he signed each one, he gave a brief description of their contents with top aides surrounding him. vice president mike pence, along with chief of staff reince preibus, national security adviser michael flynn, deputy national security adviser k.t. mcfarland, chief white house strategist steve bannon and top aide kellyanne conway were all present. of the lobbying ban, which will restrict how government officials take jobs with lobbying firms afte






knights of malta: pope writes to stress order's sovereignty


rome — the knights of malta say pope francis has written to their leaders stressing the sovereignty of the ancient catholic lay order, following a condom scandal linked to the order's charitable work.the order's sovereign council in rome on urday accepted the resignation of grand master fra' matthew festing, who had sacked the order's foreign minister, albrecht von boeselager. the minister was removed as grand chancellor following revelations that condoms were distributed in myanmar under his watch.the vatican intervened on the minister's behalf. on urday, the council s ped the disciplinary measures against von boeselager, who resumes his post. the knights say francis in his letter friday stressed the order's sovereignty.until festing's successor is elected, fra' ludwig hoffmann von rumers






iranian filmmaker asghar farhadi's attendance at academy awards in doubt under t


confusion erupted urday in the the wake of president trump’s executive order banning travel to the u.s. from several muslim-majority countries, and its potential impact on the ability of iranian filmmaker and oscar nominee asghar farhadi to attend next month’s academy awards ceremony. farhadi, whose latest film “the salesman” is nominated for best foreign language film, was considered likely to be barred under the new order, as president of the national iranian american council trita parsi tweeted on friday: “confirmed: iran's asghar farhadi won't be let into the us to attend oscar's.” the tweet followed trump’s order, which banned travel to the u.s. over the next 90 days from iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen.  the abrupt move also suspended all refugee arrivals from s






milwaukee protesters denounce trump immigration crackdown


milwaukee — protesters in milwaukee have demonstrated against president donald trump's immigration crackdown.more than 100 protesters rallied outside of the federal courthouse in milwaukee on urday. the milwaukee journal sentinel (http://bit.ly/2k3nndg ) reports many of the protesters were iranian-born university of wisconsin system faculty and graduate students.protesters chanted and carried signs saying "no ban no wall" and "i'm a scientist, not a terrorist."soroush aslani, an istant professor at the university of wisconsin-whitewater, said he has canceled a trip next month to visit family in canada, because he's afraid he won't be able to re-enter the u.s.on friday, trump issued an executive order that suspends the entry of all refugees to the united states for 120 days. the order also






democrats condemn trump order on refugees, citizens from muslim nations


a day after president trump signed an executive order halting refugees and nationals from seven muslim-majority countries from entering the united states, several legislators -- so far, all of them democrats -- are condemning the immigration action. “during the holocaust we failed to fulfill to our duty to humanity,” sen. dick durbin, d-illinois, warned in a statement friday, also commemorated internationally as holocaust remembrance day. “we cannot allow mindless fear to lead us into another regretful chapter in our history.”“history will judge where america’s leaders stood today,” durbin continued. “faced with the humanitarian crisis of our time, the united states cannot turn its back on children fleeing persecution, genocide, and terror.” the executive order -- signed by mr. trump the s






refugees detained at u.s. airports, including sfo, challenge trump's executive o


by emma brown and david nakamura, (c) 2017, the washington postrefugees who were en route to the united states on friday evening have been detained at u.s. airports and restricted from the country as a result of president trump’s executive order banning their entry.lawyers for two iraqi refugees detained at new york’s john f. kennedy international airport filed a middle-of-the-night lawsuit in federal court challenging trump’s executive order as unconstitutional and seeking the release of their clients.they also are seeking cl certification so they may represent all refugees who are being similarly held at u.s. ports of entry. immigration advocates say at least one refugee family is detained at san francisco international airport, but it is not clear how many refugees are currently detaine






at sea-tac, inslee and other officials denounce immigrant ban ‘train wreck’


“these people couldn’t run a two-car funeral,” gov. jay inslee said of the white house. “it is a train wreck. it can’t stand. we’re drawing the line here at sea-tac.” meanwhile, airport officials are trying to connect families there with lawyers who might help them.ibado ahmed was at seattle-tacoma international airport on urday morning to meet her husband, who was coming from somalia via vienna. his flight arrived as scheduled. but ahmed, a refugee who has lived in seattle 12 years according to family members, did not get to see her husband.federal customs agents detained him. port of seattle commissioner courtney gregoire said she tried to arrange for ahmed’s husband to meet with an attorney. “unfortunately, he was already on his way back to vienna,” gregoire said.most read storiesunlimi






trump sets 5-year and lifetime lobbying ban for officials


president donald trump acted urday to fulfill a key portion of his pledge to "drain the swamp" in washington, banning administration officials from ever lobbying the u.s. on behalf of a foreign government and imposing a separate five-year ban on other lobbying.trump has said individuals who want to aid him in his quest to "make america great again" should focus on the jobs they will be doing to help the american people, not thinking ahead to the future income they could rake in by peddling their influence after serving in government."most of the people standing behind me will not be able to go to work," trump joked, referring to an array of white house officials who lined up behind him as he at his oval office desk. the officials included vice president mike pence, chief of staff reince pr






trump orders lobbying restrictions on ex-officials


president trump(p o: alex brandon, ap) 58 connect 2 linkedinemailmorepresident trump said urday he is imposing a lifetime ban on administration officials lobbying foreign governments, and a five-year ban on other types of lobbying."most of the people standing behind me will not be able to go to work," trump joked to aides as he signed the document, noting that the five-year ban will replace the two-year ban put in place by the obama administration."you have one last chance to get out," he added to his aides.norman eisen, president obama's "ethics czar" and the principal author of that administration's executive order on lobbying, said trump kept the obama limits on the "revolving door" coming into government but eliminated obama's revolving door protections for non-lobbyists leaving govern






trump orders lobbying restrictions on ex-officials


president trump(p o: alex brandon, ap) 39 connectlinkedinemailmorepresident trump said urday he is imposing a lifetime ban on administration officials lobbying foreign governments, and a five-year ban on other types of lobbying."most of the people standing behind me will not be able to go to work," trump joked to aides as he signed the document, noting that the five-year ban will replace the two-year ban put in place by the obama administration."you have one last chance to get out," he added to his aides.norman eisen, president obama's "ethics czar" and the principal author of that administration's executive order on lobbying, said trump kept the obama limits on the "revolving door" coming into government but eliminated obama's revolving door protections for non-lobbyists leaving governmen






trump orders lobbying restrictions on ex-officials


president trump(p o: alex brandon, ap) 50 connect 1 linkedinemailmorepresident trump said urday he is imposing a lifetime ban on administration officials lobbying foreign governments, and a five-year ban on other types of lobbying."most of the people standing behind me will not be able to go to work," trump joked to aides as he signed the document, noting that the five-year ban will replace the two-year ban put in place by the obama administration."you have one last chance to get out," he added to his aides.norman eisen, president obama's "ethics czar" and the principal author of that administration's executive order on lobbying, said trump kept the obama limits on the "revolving door" coming into government but eliminated obama's revolving door protections for non-lobbyists leaving govern