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Immigrant Advocates Condemn Trump's New 'Dressed-Up Muslim Ban'

Immigrant Advocates Condemn Trump's New 'Dressed-Up Muslim Ban'

(Julius Motal / Gothamist) Major New York City immigration advocacy groups have condemned a third iteration of President Donald Trump's January travel ban, announced Sunday in the form of a presidential proclamation. This latest version imposes...

Federal Judge Rules Grandparents & Other Relatives Are Exempt From Latest Travel Ban

Federal Judge Rules Grandparents & Other Relatives Are Exempt From Latest Travel Ban

New Yorkers marching against the latest version of the travel ban in Union Square last month. (Emma Whitford / Gothamist) Relatives of American citizens from six majority-Muslim countries will no longer be selectively barred from the...

Rally In Union Square Against Latest Version Of Trump Travel Ban

Rally In Union Square Against Latest Version Of Trump Travel Ban

(Scott Lynch / Gothamist) Major immigrant activist groups in New York City have called a rally for Thursday evening to protest a revised version of President Donald Trump's travel ban before it takes effect at 8:00...

Tonight: BAM Hosting Short Film And Talk On NYC's Trump Travel Ban Protests

Tonight: BAM Hosting Short Film And Talk On NYC's Trump Travel Ban Protests

(Raphael Pope-Sussman / Gothamist) The night before parts of President Donald Trump's travel ban on majority-Muslim countries go back into effect, immigrant advocates and attorneys will gather at BAM Rose Cinemas in Fort Greene Wednesday for...

NYC Tourism Official Fears Trump Travel Ban Could Cost City $120 Million In Tax Revenue

NYC Tourism Official Fears Trump Travel Ban Could Cost City $120 Million In Tax Revenue

Wow we might actually miss these people. (via Flickr user Noel Y. Calingasan) City officials are predicting that a drop in tourist visits to the city stemming from fear and uncertainty over President Trump's legally-challenged travel...

Photos: Activists Form Temporary Tent City In The Financial District To Support Global Refugeesgallery

Photos: Activists Form Temporary Tent City In The Financial District To Support Global Refugees

The thin nylon shells of camping tents rippled in the wind Tuesday night inside the courtyard of lower Manhattan's Trinity Church. Accompanied by inflatable rafts, life jackets, and rescue buoys, the small tent city became a rainswept...

Protesters Form Human Hashtag Against Trump's Travel Bangalleryvideo

Protesters Form Human Hashtag Against Trump's Travel Ban

Seen from ground level, the demonstration down in Battery Park City last Friday afternoon defied conventional protest logic. Instead of rallying tightly in a unified mass—the kind that has recently shut down streets and crippled JFK's Terminal...

Activists And Lawyers Are Preparing For Trump's New Travel Ban To Drop At Midnight

Activists And Lawyers Are Preparing For Trump's New Travel Ban To Drop At Midnight

Attorneys working the graveyard shift during the Trump administration's first attempt at a travel ban. (Scott Heins / Gothamist) Tonight, around 9:00 p.m., a group of 20 lawyers and translators will gather at John F. Kennedy...

ACLU On Trump's New Travel Ban: 'In Short, We'll See You In Court'

ACLU On Trump's New Travel Ban: 'In Short, We'll See You In Court'

Yemeni bodega workers protesting the first Muslim ban in Brooklyn (Gretchen Robinette / Gothamist ). President Donald Trump's new temporary travel ban on citizens from six majority-Muslim countries, as well as refugees, only "tweaks" the legally...

UPDATES: New Trump Travel Ban Bars Citizens From Muslim Countries, Refugees Starting March 16th

UPDATES: New Trump Travel Ban Bars Citizens From Muslim Countries, Refugees Starting March 16th

(Julius Motal / Gothamist) President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Monday instating an updated travel ban on several majority-Muslim countries, according to multiple news reports. The new order has been anticipated...

Stephen Miller Promises New Travel Ban Will Be 'Fundamentally' Just Like The First One

Stephen Miller Promises New Travel Ban Will Be 'Fundamentally' Just Like The First One

President Donald Trump revealed earlier this month that his team will not bother to keep fighting the February court ruling that suspended his temporary ban on refugees and travel from seven majority-Muslim countries—a move that sent...

Rabbis Arrested Blocking Traffic Outside Trump Hotel In Protest Against Refugee & Immigration Bangallery

Rabbis Arrested Blocking Traffic Outside Trump Hotel In Protest Against Refugee & Immigration Ban

A progressive rabbinical group led a protest against President Trump's ban on refugees and immigrants from majority-Muslim countries last night, with some demonstrators committing civil disobedience by blocking traffic on Central Park West outside Trump International Hotel...

'You Don't Represent Us': Bay Ridge Congressman Targeted By Protesters At Chamber of Commerce Forumvideo

'You Don't Represent Us': Bay Ridge Congressman Targeted By Protesters At Chamber of Commerce Forum

Activists protest Congressman Dan Donovan outside of One MetroTech in Downtown Brooklyn. (Raphael Pope-Sussman/Gothamist) Protesters disrupted a Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce forum featuring most of Brooklyn's congressional delegation Monday, repeatedly shouting down Republican Congressman Dan Donovan...

JFK Lawyers: We Now Have A 'Replicable' System To Keep Fighting Trump

JFK Lawyers: We Now Have A 'Replicable' System To Keep Fighting Trump

(Courtesy @NoBanJFK) Around 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, more than a dozen lawyers, translators and other volunteers—tech specialists, a communications team—milled around behind a cubicle partition wall in John F. Kennedy Airport's Terminal 4, packing up what...

Appeals Court Rejects Trump Administration Request To Reinstate Travel Ban

Appeals Court Rejects Trump Administration Request To Reinstate Travel Ban

When the ban is still banned. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) After a federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order blocking Donald Trump's immigration ban that everyone in his administration except for him are trying not...

Was The Blizzard Travel Ban An Empty Threat?

Was The Blizzard Travel Ban An Empty Threat?

(Scott Heins/Gothamist) Police arrested just one driver while the weekend's blizzard travel ban was in effect, and it wasn't for lack of cars on the road. Despite a 2:30pm #NYC travel ban, that doesn't stop people...

NYC Blizzard Travel Ban To Be Lifted At Sunday 7AM

NYC Blizzard Travel Ban To Be Lifted At Sunday 7AM

Photograph by Nikki Clement With the huge amount of snow being dumped onto the city, Governor Cuomo announced a travel ban for all vehicles on NYC and other downstate roads starting at 2:30 p.m. Now, he's...

[Update] Cuomo Orders Travel Ban In NYC, Aboveground Subway Service Suspended

[Update] Cuomo Orders Travel Ban In NYC, Aboveground Subway Service Suspended

Paul Ker Less than an hour after Mayor de Blasio warned that city officials were "seriously considering a full travel ban," Gov. Andrew Cuomo made it official: the city will be under a travel ban on...

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"Life-Threatening" Blizzard Warning Can't De-Frat The East Village

(Courtesy Brandon Wenerd / BroBible) Nothing, not even dire ALL CAPS warnings about a LIFE-THREATENING BLIZZARD can stop bros in the East Village from being their wonderful fratastic selves. So it was last night when a...

[UPDATE] NYC Travel Ban Lifted, MTA Service Will Resume This Morning

[UPDATE] NYC Travel Ban Lifted, MTA Service Will Resume This Morning

The FDR this morning. (Coutesy Valarie D'elia) [UPDATE BELOW] Mayor de Blasio lifted the city-wide travel ban this morning after that devastating blizzard turned out to be just a bunch of stupid snow. There's about 7.8...

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