President Donald Trump says this week he will announce his choice for the Supreme Court seat vacated by by the death of Antonin Scalia nearly one year ago.
Congressional Democrats planned a protest Monday evening in front of the Supreme Court against President Trump's order on immigration and refugees. Republicans have been mixed in their reaction to the executive action.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations filed suit against the Trump administration on Monday on behalf of 20 people affected by the new restrictions on travel to the U.S. Separately, protests continued around the country as opponents faulted what they called Trump's de facto Muslim ban. The White House rejected any religious dimension to the ban and cited the small number of people it has affected.
NPR's Ari Shapiro reconnects with Corine Dehabey, coordinator of Us Together, an organization that works to settle new refugees in Toledo, Ohio. They helped 131 Syrian refugees settle from October 2015 to November 2016. Following President Trump's executive order, we check back in with her about her concerns and worries for Syrians in Toledo, awaiting family members banned from the United States.
The Trump administration is defending its executive order that bars refugees and residents of seven majority Muslim countries from entering the U.S. Even some Republican lawmakers are calling the order too broad and poorly executed.
In a joint statement citing the bedrock principle of religious liberty, the attorneys general of 15 states and the District of Columbia condemned President Trump's ban on certain travelers as unconstitutional. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller about the legal landscape of the executive action going forward.
Colleges and universities are concerned about the implications of President Trump's executive order barring people from seven mainly Muslim countries from entering the U.S.
Ruth Ellen Wasem, a specialist in immigration policy at the University of Texas at Austin, speaks about the origins of the seven countries in Donald Trump's immigration ban.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Eliot A. Cohen, a former State Department counselor under the Bush administration, about the reorganization of the National Security Council.
The former president is "heartened by the level of engagement" and "fundamentally disagrees with the notion of discriminating against individuals because of their faith or religion," a statement said.
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On Monday, after many online comments, the judicial branch Web page was added to the White House website. Before that, under the Trump administration takeover of the website, the page did not exist.
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Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat, became emotional yesterday, calling the President's travel ban "un-American." The president took aim at him in an unusual moment and questioned his sincerity.
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Immigration and refugee advocates say the details of President Trump's executive order are still in flux. Some travelers have been barred from entering the U.S. Others are receiving exemptions.
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Airbnb, Lyft and Uber also announced plans to pay, house or otherwise support refugees both in and out of the U.S. who are affected by President's Trump's executive order on immigration.
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Cutting regulations is easier said than done, requiring a lengthy process involving public comment.
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President Trump has signed more than a dozen directives during his first week in office. Some of these actions are "orders" and others are "memorandums." What's the difference?
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Congressional Democrats were broadly aligned in condemning Trump's ban on Muslim refugees from entering the country. Rachel Martin talks to Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, who said he was appalled.
Trump issued an executive order temporarily banning travelers from seven countries from entering the U.S. Steve Inkeep talks to Republican Rep. Bill Johnson of Ohio about why he supports the action.
Rachel Martin talks to ex-NSA and CIA director Michael Hayden about the reorganization of the White House National Security Council. Political adviser Steve Bannon has a permanent seat at the table.
President Trump implemented an executive order to pause entry of refugees and immigration from 7 majority-Muslim countries. He also elevated chief strategist Steve Bannon's role in national security.