Texas Senate Approves Closing State Refugee OfficeThe Texas Senate has approved shuttering a state agency that had overseen a federal program resettling refugees in Texas — a symbolic move that comes months after Gov. Greg Abbott said the state would stop cooperating with the process.
Democratic AGs Mount Fight Against Trump Travel BanIn stepping up legal challenges to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, Democratic attorneys general are trying to use the court system to thwart the executive branch.
Hawaii Is 1st State To Sue Over Trump's New Travel BanHawaii has become the first 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.
Trump's New Travel Ban Comes Without The Chaos Of First OneThe scaled-back order still faces critics who question whether it actually will make the U.S. safer in the long run.
President Trump To Sign New Travel Order On WednesdayPresident Donald Trump is expected to sign a new refugee and immigration executive order on Wednesday, one day after addressing lawmakers at a joint session of Congress.
States Cite 'Chaos' In President Trump's Refugee OrderIn briefs filed early Monday morning with the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Washington state and Minnesota said Mr. Trump's travel ban harmed residents, businesses and universities and was unconstitutional.
Refugee Youths Find Safe Haven In Boy Scouts Of AmericaTwo brothers relocated with their family to the Denver area in 2014, and they gradually assimilated into their new surroundings, learning to speak enough English to get by and signing up for a quintessential American experience — Boy Scouts.
Feds Say Iraqi Refugee Wanted To Bomb Texas MallsAn Iraqi refugee who is facing charges that he tried to help the Islamic State group wanted to set off bombs at two Texas malls and was learning to make electronic transmitters that could be used to detonate explosive devices, a federal agent testified.
Threats Against North Texas Muslims On The RiseNorth Texas Muslims once again living in anxious times. As soon as word spread that radicalized Muslims orchestrated the mass shooting in San Bernardino, the Dallas Chapter of CAIR—Council on American-Islamic Relations—began receiving hateful, profanity filled phone calls.
Refugees Living In Dallas Voice Support For Syrian Family En Route To Texas“It doesn't make sense at all. They are in a bad situation. That's the point of view you have to think about it. If you like peace and stability, please help them out,” said Ashraf.
Trump Calls For 'Complete Shutdown' On Muslims Entering USRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he is calling for a "complete and total shutdown" on Muslims entering the United States.