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Former Attorney General Calls Vetting Immigrants A 'Delicate Process'

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, who served under the George W. Bush administration, talks about President Donald Trump putting chief strategist Steve Bannon on the National Security Council.

Protests Against Immigration And Refugee Executive Orders Continue At Aiports

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

NPR's Kirk Siegler reports from Los Angeles International Airport where protesters have gathered to speak out against President Trump's immigration suspension.

Top Tech Company Leaders Say They Would Not Exist Without Immigrants

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

Google, Apple, Facebook and Twitter are among companies in the tech and travel sectors which had a strong and swift reaction to President Donald Trump's executive orders on refugees and immigration.

Syrian Refugees Left With Questions After Immigration Halt

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

The temporary suspension of immigrants from Syria has left some refugees stuck in Lebanon, wondering what is next.

Barbershop: Author Reza Aslan Says Executive Order Has Already Affected His Family

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

Writer Reza Aslan talks about Trump's executive actions affecting refugees. Aslan is an Iranian-American scholar of religious studies, best-selling author and host of the upcoming CNN series Believer.

National Review Writer Says Restrictions On Refugees Are Moderate

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

David French, staff writer of the National Review, makes the case in his latest article that while the roll out of the executive order was flawed, the reaction is overblown.

ACLU Attorneys Plan To Challenge Legality Of Immigration Executive Order

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

Lee Gelernt of the American Civil Liberties Union gives a legal analysis of the immigration ban. He is an attorney who helped get a federal judge to temporarily halt President Trump's bans.

Legal Adviser For George W. Bush Speaks On Restructuring of Security Council

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

John Bellinger, legal adviser for the National Security Council during President George W. Bush's first term, discusses why the move to elevate Steve Bannon to a full member is unusual.

Protests Against Immigration And Refugee Executive Orders Continue Across The Country

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

The latest news on how President Donald Trump's ban on refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries is being carried out nationwide.

As Protests Emerge, Brothers Agree To Give Trump Administration A Chance

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

Supporters of President Donald Trump talk about his first week in office — especially the executive orders he signed regarding immigration and refugees.

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Trump Administration Officials Defend Immigration Executive Order

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 1:59pm

Trump administration officials Kellyanne Conway, Sean Spicer and Reince Preibus spoke on Sunday talk shows and defended the recent executive order barring refugees from entering the country.

5 Questions About The Law And Trump's Immigration Order

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 1:08pm

President Trump's order on immigration has sparked a number of legal challenges, but the issues involved are far from settled.

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With National Security Council Shakeup, Steve Bannon Gets A Seat At The Table

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 12:40pm

Bannon has been elevated to the NSC's Principals Committee, the top inter-agency group for discussing national security. He formerly led Breitbart News, a platform for the alt-right movement.

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FACT CHECK: Trump Tweets On Christians, ISIS And Vetting Miss The Bigger Picture

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 12:39pm

A day after criticism and chaos for some caused by his executive order temporarily banning Muslims from seven countries, the president took to Twitter Sunday morning to defend himself.

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Tech Executives Fiercely Criticize Trump Immigration Order

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 12:18pm

Leaders in the U.S. tech sector say President Trump's executive order banning immigrants from some Muslim-majority countries will sow confusion in their businesses and undercut its growing diversity.

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Of Courts And Confusion: Here's The Reaction To Trump's Immigration Freeze

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 8:17am

A federal judge has issued a stay giving some detainees at airports a temporary reprieve. But chaos has roiled U.S. airports, and family members and foreign leaders are trying to respond to the order.

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Examining The Legal Issues At Stake As Groups Fight Trump's Executive Order

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 7:25am

A federal judge has put a temporary stay on deportations after President Trump's executive order. We examine the legal questions ahead as groups challenge it in courts.

'Start Calling Lies What They Are,' Says Conservative Columnist

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 7:25am

David Harsanyi of the conservative website The Federalist tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that the press should hold all politicians accountable for lying, not just the ones they dislike.

German Chancellor Merkel Speaks With Trump

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 7:25am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel talked with President Trump Saturday. The two discussed NATO, Russia and security cooperation during the 45-minute call.

Trump Speaks With Putin In 50-Minute Phone Call

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 7:25am

Russian attitudes to President Trump are expected get a further boost after Russian President Putin spoke with Trump on the phone Saturday.

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