immigration ban

President Trump’s revised travel ban still targets same 7 Muslim-majority countries

The president is set to unveil a revamped executive order on immigration this week. A senior White House official said President Trump’s revised travel ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the US, even if they haven’t used it yet. The order will target…

21 workers fired in South Carolina for taking part in ‘Day Without Immigrants’ protest

LEXINGTON, SC (WFXB) – ‘Day Without Immigrants’ closed restaurants and shops all across the country last week, and we even felt the effects here in South Carolina. But for some, the price of protesting was costly. Twenty-one people were fired from Encore Boat Building, LLC in Lexington County after taking part in the nationwide protest last Thursday. This past Friday, the…

Clemson graduate returns to the Upstate after travel ban halted

The recent objection to President Trump’s travel ban by the Department of Homeland Security and US Federal Judges will allow people with visas to re-enter the US that were previously denied. One of those travelers returning home? Clemson graduate Nazanin Zinouri says she is very thankful to be back on US soil. Family, friends, and members of the Upstate community have rallied…

Dems speak out against Trump’s controversial immigration ban

Congressional Democrats marched to the Supreme Court Monday night in protest of Trump’s controversial immigration ban. The ban isn’t sitting well with Barack Obama, either. In his first statement since leaving office, Obama’s spokesperson released a statement saying: “Mr. Obama fundamentally disagrees with the notion of discriminating against individuals because of their faith or religion.” The statement also rejected the comparison…

South Carolina woman banned from returning to US

A Clemson graduate is stuck overseas blocked from coming back to the US after Trump’s travel ban went into effect. A post on her Facebook page is going viral, getting over 200,000 shares over the weekend. Nazanin Zinouri was on vacation in Iran visiting family. When she heard of Trump’s immigration plan, she cut her trip short and hurried back…