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# travel-ban - Saturday 14 March, 2020

US adds Ireland and UK to Europe-wide travel ban, comes into effect midnight Monday

The ban was originally put in place for 30 days for the 26 Schengen area countries in Europe.

# travel-ban - Monday 9 March, 2020

Italian prime minister extends lockdown to entire country in bid to tackle Covid-19 outbreak

Italy has seen the worst outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Europe to date.

# travel-ban - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Trump considers Italy and South Korea travel bans as Saudi Arabia bars entry to holy sites

The decision comes after the Middle East recorded at least 220 cases of Covid-19.

# travel-ban - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's controversial travel ban

The court ruled five-four that the most recent version of the ban was valid.

# travel-ban - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Republican Congressman linked to Trump's travel ban to be honoured at Irish-American event

Leo Varadkar said he is comfortable with tonight’s event, stating he doesn’t have to agree 100% with everyone’s views.

# travel-ban - Monday 4 December, 2017

Trump's travel ban gets the green light despite legal challenges

The court ruled that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts.

# travel-ban - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

The third Trump travel ban has been blocked

The Trump administration is going round in circles in trying to implement the controversial ban.

# travel-ban - Monday 25 September, 2017

Trump's travel ban: North Korea and Venezuela on updated list of restricted countries

Sudan has been removed from the list.

# travel-ban - Friday 14 July, 2017

Hawaii judge extends list of family relationships allowed for entry under Muslim travel ban

“Common sense, for instance, dictates that close family members be defined to include grandparents,” he wrote.

# travel-ban - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Afghan girls to attend US robotics event after Donald Trump allows visa u-turn

The six girls from Herat, Afghanistan, were reportedly blocked from attending the robotics competition.

# travel-ban - Friday 30 June, 2017

White House says travel ban will prevent 'acts of bloodshed and violence'

The 90-day ban on visitors from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, and a 120-day ban on refugees has come into force.

# travel-ban - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Trump's travel ban comes into effect today: what impact will it have?

After months of legal wrangling, a stripped-down version of Trump’s travel ban is to come into effect.

# travel-ban - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Chaos and outrage: The twists and turns of Trump's travel ban

Yesterday, the Supreme Court partially reinstated the ban.

# travel-ban - Monday 26 June, 2017

Part of Trump's travel ban gets the green light

The move is a victory for Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his presidency to date.

# travel-ban - Monday 12 June, 2017

Once again, Donald Trump's travel ban has been rejected by the courts

The ban has been rejected twice before – once in January and again in March.

# travel-ban - Friday 2 June, 2017

It ain't over yet - Trump has taken his travel ban all the way to the US Supreme Court

It’s unlikely however that the court will hear Trump’s case during its current term.

# travel-ban - Monday 15 May, 2017

Another appeals court begins review of Trump's travel ban

Questions have been asked whether the law is a ban on Muslims – which Trump promised during his election campaign.

# travel-ban - Monday 8 May, 2017

Trump's travel ban will face a key test today

His administration has tried to bar travellers from six Muslim-majority countries entering the US.

# travel-ban - Saturday 29 April, 2017

'He'd still win if the election were today' - 100 days in, Dublin, California, adjusts to Trump's 'new normal' revisited our capital’s namesake, population 50,000, in mid-west California.

# travel-ban - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Another blow for Trump's new travel ban as court blocks it indefinitely

The US Justice Department will appeal for the travel ban from six predominantly-Muslim countries.

# travel-ban - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'Just getting on with it': Laptop ban comes into force at Middle-East airports

Air carriers were offering a laptop stowage service as the ban comes into effect.

# travel-ban - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights

Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.

# travel-ban - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Judge blocks Donald Trump's new travel ban hours before it comes into effect

The Hawaii federal judge has put a hold on the ban nationwide.

# travel-ban - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Foreign tourists are being put off US travel - but is it down to Trump?

The tourism industry felt a jolt after Trump’s first travel ban was put in place.

# travel-ban - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Muhammad Ali's son stopped at US airport due to Trump's travel ban

This was the second time he was detained.

US judge refuses to rule on Trump's latest travel ban

Judge James Robart said a complaint over the revised ban needed to be filed before he could rule.

# travel-ban - Friday 10 March, 2017

Trump's revised travel ban facing new court challenges

Hawaii filed the first suit on Tuesday.

# travel-ban - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Taoiseach says he will raise the new travel ban with Trump when he visits the White House

Trump’s revised travel ban will come into effect on 16 March, the same day Kenny is scheduled to meet Trump in the White House.

# travel-ban - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Enda Kenny will meet Donald Trump on the day the new travel ban comes in

The ban comes into effect the day before St. Patrick’s Day.

# travel-ban - Monday 6 March, 2017

Donald Trump has brought in a new travel ban targeting people from six countries

The new ban applies to six of the seven countries which were included in the initial travel ban.

# travel-ban - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Trump gives up on travel ban as he withdraws court appeal

The US President has promised to introduce an alternate measure in the coming weeks.

# travel-ban - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Trump considering signing new executive order as travel ban held up in the courts

The US president also praised Japanese leader Shinzo Abe’s “strong hands” as the pair met.

# travel-ban - Thursday 9 February, 2017

'See you in court!' - US appeals court upholds suspension of Trump travel ban

The US president’s controversial ban was suspended by a federal judge last week.

# travel-ban - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Iranian baby who was temporarily banned from US arrives at hospital for heart surgery

The family’s tourist visa had been cancelled after Trump’s executive order.

'The vast majority of Muslims would not be affected': Judges grill lawyers over US travel ban

During a hearing yesterday, government lawyers argued that Trump’s immigration curbs were motivated by national security concerns.

# travel-ban - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Ahead of landmark travel ban hearing, Trump's education pick squeezes in by the skin of her teeth

The US Homeland Security Department said this afternoon that the controversial travel ban won’t be extended to other countries.

White House accuses media of 'under reporting' terror attacks

Two new polls show a majority of Americans now oppose the travel ban on refugees.

# travel-ban - Sunday 5 February, 2017

US court denies request to immediately reinstate travel ban

The state of Washington and the Trump administration have been asked to file more legal arguments by tomorrow afternoon.

# travel-ban - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Gerry Adams: 'I disagree with Congressman Peter King profoundly on many, many issues'

Criticism has been levelled at Sinn Féin over their connections to a congressman linked to the US travel ban.

US State Department reverses visa ban after judge halted Trump's order

The Department of Justice now intends to file for an emergency stay of this order.

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