US travel ban

The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to immediately reinstate its ban on travellers from six mostly Muslim countries and refugees from anywhere in the world, saying the US will be safer if the policy is put in place.

Donald Trump urges court to let travel ban take effect pending appeal

US president Donald Trump's administration is asking a federal appeals court to let his travel ban come into effect while it considers the case.

A second judge has opted to block Donald Trump's revised travel ban

Judges in Hawaii and Maryland have blocked Donald Trump's revised travel ban from taking effect as scheduled, using the US president's own words as evidence that the order discriminates against Muslims.

Another judge blocks Trump's revised travel plan

US President Donald Trump's revised travel ban has suffered another federal court setback after a judge in Maryland rejected a revised measure that bans travel targeting six predominantly Muslim countries.

Martin O’Malley to deliver #NotInMyname petition to Enda Kenny in Washington DC

Enda Kenny is to be presented with a petition criticising his visit with President Donald Trump.

Candlelight vigil for undocumented migrants to be held in Dublin

A candlelight vigil will be held in Dublin later to recognise a situation shared by undocumented migrants living in the US and living here in Ireland.

A judge in Hawaii has put Trump's travel ban on hold, but what does it all mean?

The president’s controversial travel ban has come up against more opposition.

Judge in Hawaii puts Donald Trump's travel ban on hold

A federal judge in Hawaii has put President Donald Trump's revised travel ban on hold.

States challenge Donald Trump's revised travel ban

Several states seeking to block President Donald Trump's revised travel ban moved forward with court action on Monday just days before it is due to come into force.

Judge bars Donald Trump from enforcing travel ban on family

A federal judge has blocked US President Donald Trump's administration from enforcing his new travel ban against a Syrian family looking to escape fighting in their native land by fleeing to Wisconsin.

Hawaii becomes first US state to sue over Donald Trump's revised travel ban

Hawaii has become the first US state to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying the order will harm its Muslim population, tourism and foreign students.

Hawaii files amended lawsuit to fight Donald Trump's revised travel ban

Hawaii has filed an amended federal lawsuit challenging US President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.

Donald Trump to sign fresh travel ban; Iraq describes its exclusion as 'positive message'

US president Donald Trump's new travel ban order will temporarily halt entries to the US for people from six Muslim-majority countries who are seeking new visas, sources revealed.

Intelligence report disputes threat posed by travel ban nations

There is insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States, according to analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm.

US deportations ’will honour human rights and legal system’

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has pledged that America will not enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations".

Amnesty International brands President Donald Trump's travel ban 'hateful'

Amnesty International is warning that powerful countries are back-tracking on human rights.

Enda Kenny to receive airport preclearance review this week

A complete review of US preclearance at Irish airports is due to be presented to the Taoiseach this week.

Somaliland asks to be exempted from US travel ban

Somalia's breakaway northern territory of Somaliland has asked the United States for an exemption to President Donald Trump's executive order on travellers from seven predominantly Muslim nations.

Donald Trump's travel ban: What happens now?

The US president told reporters on Air Force One he’s considering signing a “brand new order”.

Donald Trump's travel ban: What happens now?

US president Donald Trump has promised more legal action after a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his ban on travellers from seven predominantly Muslim nations.

Trump considers travel ban rewrite after stinging court defeat

Donald Trump is considering signing a "brand new order" after his refugee and immigration travel ban was halted in court.

Donald Trump may not appeal the block on his travel ban

It is being reported that US President Donald Trump will not appeal to the Supreme Court to have his controversial travel ban reinstated.

Donald Trump: I've no doubt we will win travel ban legal battle

US President Donald Trump says he has "no doubt" that he will prevail in the federal court case over his travel ban.

Donald Trump calls court decision on travel ban 'disgraceful'

President Donald Trump has hit out at the ruling by the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals against reinstating his refugee and immigration order, calling it "a disgraceful decision".

Trump travel ban ruling - what's next

A US appeal court has handed a resounding victory to Washington and Minnesota in their challenge to Donald Trump's travel ban.

Donald Trump says 'SEE YOU IN COURT' as US appeal court upholds travel ban suspension

A US court has refused to reinstate Donald Trump's ban on travellers from seven predominantly-Muslim nations.

Fact Check: Donald Trump order did not lead to IS leader's arrest

Stories shared on social media stating that President Donald Trump's travel ban led to the arrest of an Islamic State group leader at a New York City airport are false.

'A bad high school student would understand this': Donald Trump defends travel ban and questions judges

US President Donald Trump has criticised the court that is deliberating on his immigration and refugee executive order for having motivations he described as "so political".

Judges grill White House lawyers on Donald Trump travel ban

Donald Trump's travel ban has faced its toughest test yet, with a panel of appeal court judges hammering the US government's arguments that it was motivated by terrorism fears.

Homeland Security chief defends travel ban, but believes it should have been delayed

US President Donald Trump's immigration and travel ban made "an awful lot of sense" but probably should have been delayed at least long enough to brief Congress about it, homeland security secretary John Kelly has told politicians.