The administration said on Friday it would appeal directly to the US Supreme Court after a federal judge in Hawaii ordered it to allow in refugees formally working with a resettlement agency in the United States.
US District Judge Derrick Watson also vastly expanded the list of US family relationships that refugees and visitors from six Muslim-majority countries can use to get into the country, including grandparents and grandchildren.
The ruling was the latest twist in a long, tangled legal fight that will culminate with arguments before the nation's high court in October.
Mar 21, 2019Female Rohingya refugees have created a support group called Shanti Mohila (peace women) in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district. None of these women knew each other before fleeing Myanmar more than a year ago but grief and trauma brought them together leading them to meet frequently in refugee camps. “Our fathers and brothers shot, our sisters […]
Mar 11, 2019