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Trump travel ban hits refugee admissions

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| After Wednesday, refugees will need to prove a bona fide relationship with a close family member or a U.S. entity to enter the country.

A refugee family celebrates its first Independence Day

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Bashir Kashefi, a refugee from Afghanistan, says he will celebrate July 4th but is concerned about the reinstated travel ban that temporarily bars refugees.

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Refugees seeking US entry under travel ban likely out of luck

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According to the U.S. State Department, a relationship with a resettlement agency is not enough to clear the way for a refugee to enter the U.S. under the latest travel ban.

No disruptions at LAX as latest travel ban rolls out

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The first day of the reinstated travel ban limiting travel from six Muslim-majority countries passed without large protests or reported traveler delays.

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Trump's travel ban begins; who’s in and out

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At LAX, attorneys from legal advocacy groups set up to offer help to travelers as a small group of protesters gather to demonstrate against the travel ban.

Who is affected by the revised travel ban

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Under a court order, those from six countries with valid visas and ties with a person or entity here should be clear to enter the U.S. The key word is "should."

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How the travel ban might play out in Los Angeles

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In reinstating a partial travel ban, the Supreme Court said those who lack established ties to a person, workplace, or other U.S. entity could be temporarily barred.

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LA City Council approves $2M for immigrant defense fund

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The council voted 11-1 Friday to contribute the money to the L.A. Justice Fund to cover legal services for immigrants fighting deportation.

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