Highlights / U.S. travel ban

Immigration & Refugees, International

Canadian lawyers offer help with U.S. travel ban

Once again, travellers to the United States are wondering how the latest court decision will affect them. The U.S. Supreme Court partially restored President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting Muslim travellers. The order had been stalled by lower court decisions. »

Economy, Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Canada’s largest school board no longer booking student trips to the U.S.

The Toronto District School Board, the largest in Canada, is no longer booking trips to the United States because of uncertainty about who can cross the border. The Toronto District School Board has joined Girl Guides of Canada in not »

International, Politics, Society

Canadian universities act on Trump travel ban

Canadian universities are opening their doors to students and academics struggling with uncertainty over U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel and immigration order. While the order temporarily barring people from Muslim countries has been suspended by the courts, the legal battle will »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

Canadian lawyers man airports to help travellers stalled by U.S. ban

Hundreds of lawyers and law students have fanned out to Canadian airports to help people stranded by U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban. They are in direct contact with U.S. lawyers to keep up with the latest legal information. On »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

White House weighs in on Quebec mosque attack

The repercussions of Sunday’s attack on the Quebec City mosque that killed six people and wounded 19 others are being felt in Washington with the White House invoking the attack to defend its travel ban on people from seven majority-Muslim »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Canada grapples with Trump travel ban executive order

The Canadian government says citizens and Canadian permanent residents with roots in the seven mainly Muslim countries banned by U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday will be allowed to enter the United States–and not be barred as originally feared. Trump’s »