Showing posts with label entry permission. Show all posts
Showing posts with label entry permission. Show all posts

Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump to issue new executive order on immigration

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he will rescind his controversial executive order temporarily barring entry to refugees and immigrants and replace it with a new one next week.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Australian dual nationals exempt from U.S. immigration ban: PM

Australian dual national passport holders will be able to enter the United States despite President Donald Trump's executive order banning entry from seven Muslim-majority nations, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed on Tuesday.

Trump fires acting US attorney general over immigration ban defiance

The president of the United States on Monday fired the acting attorney general after she refused to defend in court the ban on immigrants and refugees imposed by the White House on Friday.

Monday, January 30, 2017

UN rights chief says Trump's travel ban is illegal

Discriminating against people on the basis of their nationality is illegal, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has said, referring to US President Donald Trump's travel ban on nationals from seven Middle Eastern countries.

EU to Ensure 'No Discrimination' against Nationals from Trump Ban

The EU will ensure its citizens are not affected by any "discrimination" caused by US President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries, a European Commission spokesman said Monday.

African Union: US, same country that took slaves, now banning our refugees

A top African Union official on Monday denounced the United States' recent travel ban affecting seven Muslim-majority countries, saying that the same country that once took African slaves by the million was now denying entry to refugees from the continent.

16 US state attorneys general call Trump's refugee ban 'unlawful'

Attorneys general from 15 US states and the District of Columbia Sunday condemned President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily barring refugees and seven Muslim-majority countries' citizens from entry into the United States, calling it "unconstitutional, un-American and unlawful."

Britons with dual citizenship exempt from US travel ban

Britons with dual citizenship will be exempt from US President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban, the UK Foreign Office has confirmed.

White House Reverses Course on Green Card Holders

The White House on Sunday tried to tamp down concerns about President Donald Trump’s sweeping immigration order in the face of widespread protests, as some Republicans in Congress urged him to proceed with caution in the face of legal pushback.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Iraq joins Iran in mulling reciprocal travel ban on Americans

The Iraqi parliament's foreign affairs committee called on Sunday for a reciprocal ban on Americans coming into the country, a parliament member said, after US President Donald Trump last week signed a ban on people from seven Muslim majority countries entering the US.

Monday, November 30, 2015

Iraq blames Iran for border chaos ahead of major Shiite ritual

Iraq on Monday blamed Iran for chaos on border as thousands of foreign pilgrims stormed the fences and wounded border guards to illegally enter the country for a major Shiite ritual.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Turks traveling to Russia being denied entry, report says

A total of 40 Turkish citizens were denied entry to Russia despite the visa exemption agreement between the two countries since the Turkish air force downed a Russian jet on Tuesday, the news portal CNN Turk's website reported on Thursday.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Top UN refugee official thanks Greece and frontline islands for improved response to continued arrivals

UN,  12 October 2015 – During a two-day mission to Greece – the main European Union entry point for nearly 450,000 refugees and migrants so far this year – the United Nations’ most senior refugee official said he had witnessed the improved humanitarian response mounted by Greek local authorities and civil society while lamenting the continued lack of a large-scale and effective European response.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Croatia to continue to take migrants to Hungary border (PM)

Croatia will continue to redirect migrants to the Hungarian border, Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic said on Saturday as Budapest and Zagreb wrangled over how to deal with Europe's refugee crisis.

Hungary seizes refugee train arriving from Croatia

Hungarian authorities have seized a train bringing refugees into the country from Croatia, disarming 40 police onboard and detaining the driver after more than 4,000 refugees arrived across their border, the head of the Hungarian disaster unit has said.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Mogherini's spokesperson: EU deems Russia's 'stop list' as "totally arbitrary". (Blacklisted also former Commissioner Štefan Füle ...)

The European Union says it deems Russia's 'stop list' for 89 EU politicians as "totally arbitrary" and doesn't discriminate between commissioners and other European officials who have been denied entry to Russia, according to Maja Kocijancic, the spokesperson for EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy led by HRVP Federica Mogherini.

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