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Daily Archives: January 29, 2017

Kal Penn Raises Thousands for Syrian Refugees After Being Told He Doesn’t ‘Belong’ in US

Kal Penn started an online fundraiser in President Trump’s name, with the proceeds going to Syrian refugees. The Hill reports: Actor and former White House adviser to President Obama, Kal Penn, has raised thousands for Syrian refugees following President Trump’s … Read More

Trump’s Visa Ban Also Applies to Dual Citizens: Report

President Trump’s administration will temporarily ban dual citizens from countries on the ban list for 90 days. The Hill reports: Those who hold dual nationality in the seven countries banned from entering the U.S. by President Trump will also be … Read More

WH Defends Holocaust Statement That Didn’t Mention Jews

The White House’s statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day omitted the fact that 6 million of the Holocaust’s victims were Jewish. The Hill reports: The Trump administration on Saturday defended the White House statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day released the previous … Read More

Apple CEO on Immigration Ban: This ‘Is Not a Policy We Support’

Tim Cook of Apple does not approve of President Trump’s immigration ban. The Hill reports: Apple CEO Tim Cook blasted President Trump’s executive orders on immigration Saturday, saying that immigration has been essential to Apple’s corporate climate. “Apple would not … Read More

ACLU Celebrates: ‘I Hope Trump Enjoys Losing’

The ACLU may be able to successfully sue the Trump administration over its newly-imposed immigration ban. The Hill reports: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is celebrating after a federal judge ruled in its favor, temporarily halting the removal of … Read More

NY Lawmakers: Refugee Detained in Airport Has Been Released

Immigrants subject to President Trump’s immigration ban are being detained at airports. The Hill reports: A refugee who was detained in a New York airport due to President Trump’s immigration ban has been released into the U.S., two lawmakers announced … Read More

Scottish Leader to Refugees: ‘Welcome to Scotland’

Nicola Sturgeon tweeted out that Scotland will accept immigrants turned away by President Trump’s immigration ban. The Hill reports: Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Saturday responded to President Trump’s executive order banning refugees and halting immigration from several countries … Read More

Iran to Ban US Citizens After Trump Order

Iran will be banning American citizens, in retaliation for being placed on President Trump’s immigration ban. The Hill reports: Iran will ban Americans from entering the country after President Trump signed an executive order barring people from several Muslim-majority countries … Read More

Clinton: ‘This Is Not Who We Are’

Hillary Clinton tweeted out against President Trump’s immigration ban, stating the ban was against American values. The Hill reports: Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Saturday tweeted in support of numerous protests that sprang up Saturday over President Trump’s … Read More

Malia Obama Joins Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

Malia Obama protested against the Dakota Access Pipeline in Park City, Utah, during the Sundance Film Festival. The Hill reports: Malia Obama, the oldest daughter of former President Barack Obama, was spotted Friday at a Dakota Access pipeline protest at … Read More