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Stabbing Suspect in Court

The man police say fatally stabbed two other men on a Portland light-rail train made his initial court appearance.

  A self-proclaimed white supremacist accused of fatally stabbing two men on Friday says his actions were all about free speech. A boisterous Jeremy Joseph Christian was arraigned on multiple charges in Portland, Oregon. He has been accused of threatening a 16-year old girl and her Muslim friend on a train and then fatally stabbing two men as they tried…

New Travel Ban Signed

President Trump signed a new travel ban executive order Monday.

  President Trump signed a new executive order Monday, a revised travel ban which temporarily bans immigrants from six Muslim majority countries. Many expect problems with this new ban, which could be challenged again in court; much like the last ban, that went into effect in January, which was halted in the ninth circuit court. Lawyers now say the new…

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…

South Carolina reviewing teaching of Islam in schools following complaints

(WFXB) – Last week, we told you about a parent in Summerville who was upset that her child at Alston Middle School was being taught Islam in the classroom. Now, South Carolina school standards regarding lessons of world religion are under review. Spokesman for the South Carolina Department of Education, Ryan Brown, said that up until last week, the department…

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…

Kris Kobach accidentally reveals immigration plans

(WFXB) – Kris Kobach, Kansas’ Secretary of State, accidentally divulged his immigration plans while posing for a photo opp with president-elect Donald Trump. The documents appear to detail Kobach’s strategic plan for the Department of Homeland Security for the first year of the Trump administration, which include reducing the “intake of Syrian refugees to zero” and “extreme vetting questions for…

‘Oh crap! What now?’

Crowdsourced survival guide helps people prepare for Trump presidency

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WFXB) – If you are concerned about Planned Parenthood, or if you are a Muslim concerned about safety amid growing hate crimes, or if you are just concerned about the looming Trump presidency, you are not alone, and others want to help. A Google drive document with answers to those questions and more has been making the…