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LA says its staff won't help Trump create Muslim registry

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| The City Council voted 10–0 to approve a motion asking the city attorney to draft an ordinance prohibiting city staff from participating in or assisting with any request for information to create a registry of people based on their religion.

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.

Court denies Trump request to immediately restore travel ban

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An appeals court's denial of the request to reinstate a ban on travel from seven Muslim-majority countries means the legal fight will continue for days at least.

Iranian man lands at LAX after being sent to Dubai under Trump order

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Ali Vayeghan was the only traveler so far under Trump’s order who has been allowed to return to the U.S. after being sent away, according to the ACLU.

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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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Trump immigration order: Where does your US representative stand?

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NPR and KPCC want to help the public understand where their lawmakers stand on President Trump's executive order on refugees, so we rounded up responses from California's Congressional members. Here's what we found.

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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