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Syrian Muslim filed a complaint on Friday afternoon alleging US president Donald Trump’s new travel ban  is just as problematic as the first, calling it anti-Muslim and alleging it violates his right to due process, equal protection and freedom of religion. Photograph: Getty

A federal judge has blocked US president Donald Trump’s administration from enforcing his new travel ban against a Syrian family looking to escape fig(...)

US president Donald Trump praised his education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos on Twitter: “She is going to be a great Education Sec for our kids!” Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Pool/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary was confirmed by the narrowest of margins on Tuesday, in an illustration of the deepening (...)

Alma Kashkooli, (12), from Iran who has a severe medical condition, is wheeled out of customs at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport by her mother Fahimeh Kashkooli who is living in the United States on a student Visa while studying at Fordham University Law School. Alma is in the US to have eye saving surgery according to lawyers for the family. Photograph: Reuters

The US justice department has urged a federal court to reinstate president Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban on people travelling from seven ma(...)

Nazanin Zinouri is greeted on Monday at the airport in Greenville, South Carolina. Zinouri, an Iranian who works for a technology firm in Greenville and has lived in the US for seven years, was initially removed from her flight in Dubai on the way back to the US after visiting family in Iran. Photograph: Sean Rayford/Getty Images

Criticism of US president Donald Trump’s immigration policy intensified on Monday, as two former secretaries of state and former CIA officials backed (...)

Salma Ali (left), sister of 12-year-old Eman Ali of Yemen, waits with other family members for the arrival of Eman and her father Ahmed Ali at San Francisco International Airport on Sunday. Photograph: Kate Munsch/Reuterss

President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration has prompted a constitutional showdown that could leave a mark on the law for generations and (...)

Judge James Robart: grabbed national headlines with his decision to temporarily lift Trump’s week-old travel ban for citizens of seven mainly Muslim countries and refugees.

US judge James Robart emerged from relative obscurity on Saturday as the first justice to come under fire from the president since he took office afte(...)

An Iraqi family from Woodbridge, Virginia, welcomes their grandmother at Dulles International Airport in Sterling, Virginia, against the backdrop of a simmering travel ban. Photograph: Astrid Riecken

Controversy over US president Donald Trump’s executive order halting immigration from seven countries has deepened after a ruling from a federal judg(...)