Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.
On Monday, the three judges on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals passed a unanimous decision to continue to block the Trump administration’s revised travel ban, which barred individuals from six Muslim-majority countries for 90 days and refugees for 120 days. The ruling comes less than one month after the 4th Circuit…
The fate of Donald Trump’s xenophobic travel ban will be decided upon by the Supreme Court, as the administration brings its case asking for the ban to be reinstated while the court considers its legality.
On Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for 4th Circuit on Thursday upheld the injunction against Donald Trump’s revised travel ban against six Muslim-majority nations, calling it unconstitutional.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions—an elf with the distinct honor of being Rumpelstiltskin’s most racist descendent—doesn’t understand the fuss over his reference to Hawaii as “an island in the Pacific.” After all, he’s just a good ol’ boy who likes to make jokes about people of color.
On Wednesday US District Court Judge Derrick Watson granted the state of Hawaii’s request to extend the order halting President Donald Trump’s revised Muslim ban executive order.
Imagine if, after months of picking on you for your religious beliefs, your asshole, racist boss abruptly fired you and then on your birthday sent you an email that says he hopes you’re enjoying your “time off.”
Less than six hours before President Donald Trump’s new-and-improved-but-still-shitty travel and refugee bans were set to go into effect, a federal judge in Hawaii has issued a temporary nationwide restraining order.
On Monday, Donald Trump signed a newer, shinier version of the travel ban that prevents people from six Muslim-majority countries from getting visas for 90 days and suspends the refugee program in the United States for 120 days: On Tuesday, Hawaii filed a suit against the new travel ban, in the hopes of it being…
In an effort to make Muslim Ban 2.0 happen, Donald Trump will sign a new executive order Monday. It bans people from six majority-Muslim countries from getting visas for 90 days, and suspends the United States’ entire refugee program for 120 days. You may recall that this went poorly last time and was blocked by a…
On Friday, the six directors nominated in this year’s foreign language Oscar category issued a joint statement denouncing what they called, “the climate of fanaticism and nationalism today in the U.S. and in so many other countries, in parts of the population and, most unfortunately of all, among leading politicians.”…
A list of 746 names of the people “processed or detained” during the first weekend of President Donald Trump’s xenophobic nightmare of a travel ban was released for the first time Thursday.
Juhel Miah is not from any of the seven countries listed in Donald Trump’s immigration ban. But he is Muslim. Miah was denied entry to the US last week, saying he was “made to feel like a criminal,” and now Welsh officials are demanding an explanation for what appears to be anti-Muslim discrimination from the US…
On Thursday, businesses across the country shut down in solidarity with “A Day Without Immigrants,” during which immigrants and allies protested Trump’s Muslim Ban, ICE arrests, and the many threats against immigrants from the administration.
Welcome to Barf Bag, a new daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.
MANHATTAN—On Tuesday afternoon, hundreds of New York City teenagers walked out of their high schools and headed to lower Manhattan where they protested Donald Trump’s immigration and refugee ban.
Mark Simmons, an alum of Top Chef, now owns and serves as chef for the posh New York restaurant, Kiwiana. And in light of Donald Trump’s frightening Muslim travel ban, he has found a creative means of making a political statement that his patrons cannot ignore.
Ever since Donald Trump signed the xenophobic travel ban that has wreaked devastating effects on immigrant and refugee travelers, the country has erupted in a spectrum of protests. The Museum of Modern Art is participating by shelving some of its most iconic Western pieces and replacing them with work by Iranian,…