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Travelers, officials testify about travel ban's effects at LAX

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| The L.A. City Council committee overseeing LAX heard testimony from airport officials and travelers. They provided a clearer picture of the conditions inside LAX during the travel ban.

Yemenis head to LA as travel ban heads to appeals court

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Twenty Yemeni immigrants whose travel to Los Angeles was halted by President Trump's ban will be flying to LAX, but uncertain if the restrictions will be reinstated.

Iranian Americans feel stuck, confused, afraid of travel ban

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The ban has rattled Americans with ties to the listed countries, and its effects are perhaps most widespread among the country's thriving Iranian American community.

US judge temporarily blocks Trump's travel ban nationwide

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A U.S. judge on Friday temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's ban on people from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

Yemenis and relatives wait for visas despite LA court order

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While one Iranian immigrant sent back by officials under President Trump's travel ban has been returned to Los Angeles, a group of Yemenis still await their visas.

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LA has moved to decriminalize street vending. What happens next?

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It will likely take several months for the council and city staff to come up with and finalize the specifics of a permitting process and other regulations.

Judge orders temporary halt to travel ban for immigrant visas

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A group of travelers from Yemen is stranded in Africa under Trump's temporary travel ban covering seven Muslim-majority countries. A federal court order covers all with immigrant visas and green cards.

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OC refugee with cancer tells of 5-hour ordeal at LAX

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An Iraqi refugee on her way back to Los Angeles, where her husband and children awaited, was stopped by federal agents. Then her five-hour ordeal began.

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