Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe speaks about Pres. Donald Trump's ban on immigrants
Jan 31 2017
Comstock's Deputy Chief of Staff Jeff Marschner said that their office has been in contact with the All Dulles Area Muslim Society - one of the largest Muslim center's in the region - ready to "assist any constituent or family member who is being detained at Dulles Airport".
President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order suspending the USA refugee program for 120 days and blocking entry by citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries for 90 days.
Virginia's Governor took a stand against President Trump's refugee ban this weekend, and now the state's Attorney General is demanding answers from the federal government. Don Beyer Jr. and Gerald E. Connolly of Virginia and John Delaney and Jamie Raskin of Maryland - visited the protest at Washington Dulles International Airport.
Trump's order barred citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States for 90 days.
Customs and Border Patrol agents ignored the orders of federal judges who said Donald Trump's travel bans are unenforceable, members of congress and civil rights attorneys said.
In addition to Syria, the other countries affected by the ban are Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. This ban also included Syrian refugees indefinitely.
"If you know someone entering country, tell them not to sign anything before talking to lawyer", the ACLU tweeted. "He was held despite the fact that we gave the authorities advance notice of his arrival earlier today and, when I called later in the evening, they refused to say whether he had been released or was still in custody".
Jan 31 2017 Almost 200 in downtown Tulsa for pipeline protest
Shares of ETP, the company building the 450,000 barrel-a-day Dakota pipeline, ended the day up 3.5 percent in USA trading. Marinelli said senior Army Corps officials were meeting on Monday to discuss how to follow that order.
Jan 24 2017 AFCON: Ghana hold off Mali pressure to reach last 8
Four minutes on, veteran striker Asamoah Gyan, was on hand to give Ghana the lead, which eventually became the match victor . Egypt's Argentine coach Hector Cuper was relieved his side won despite testing conditions.
Jan 23 2017 Namibia tells Jammeh to accept defeat
The president's official residence, State House, needs to be cleared of any possible hazards before Barrow arrives, Sallah added. Experts told AFP the document was not legally binding and would be left to the interpretation of the new government.
Jan 23 2017 England hold their nerve in Kolkata
It was a familiar beginning for India as Ajinkya Rahane failed to click despite getting the nod ahead of southpaw Shikhar Dhawan. That left second ODI heroes Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni to the crease, still needing over 200 to win from around 30 overs.
Jan 23 2017 Severe storms possible in Triangle Sunday night
The threat for severe storms will be higher south and east of the Triad, but everybody needs to be on guard for severe storms. This has caused lots of tree damage across the area so be extra careful on the secondary roads this morning.