As summer begins, ban on U.S. travel to EU nations is an economic blow

Jul 1, 2020
The transatlantic market is profitable for airlines, and it's a boon to other travel-related businesses.
EU nations will not open their borders to U.S. travelers. What does that mean for the American travel industry?
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Travel ban takes its toll on small businesses

Apr 12, 2019
Businesses are struggling with hiring, access to capital and family separation.
Shahab Mothena, co-owner of Amir Deli in Brooklyn, is waiting for his Yemeni wife, currently living in Egypt, to be issued a visa. 
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Big tech and other companies decry Supreme Court travel ban ruling

Jun 26, 2018
Business leaders say President Trump’s travel ban goes against their values and hurts economically.

Somali refugees seek integration into rural Minnesota

Jun 19, 2017
Groups in and around the St. Cloud area are teaching locals about some of their newer neighbors.
Somali-born author, college instructor and business consultant Hudda Ibrahim addresses a class on "Somali Lives and Culture" at the College of Saint Benedict, near St. Cloud, Minnesota.
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Refugee agencies in the U.S. are feeling strained

May 31, 2017
With the number of refugees allowed to enter the country in flux, those who help them are feeling financial pressures and anxiety.
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Drops in travel from the Middle East to U.S. hurt high-end markets

Apr 19, 2017
Emirates, the biggest airline in the Middle East, is cutting back on flights to the United States in five of its 12 destinations. The air carrier said demand has dropped steeply since President Trump’s restrictions on entry from Muslim-majority countries. And…

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Colleges try to reassure international students

Mar 28, 2017
Foreign applications drop amid fear and uncertainty over Trump policies.
Polina Kaniuka, 28, a graduate student from Ukraine, at an event aimed at reassuring international students at Indiana State University.
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The latest travel ban targets electronic devices

Mar 21, 2017
Smartphones will be the only devices allowed on the plane on certain flights.
An officer from the Transportation Security Administration checks documents for travelers at Reagan National Airport in Virginia.
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Iraqis are relieved to be excluded from new travel ban

Mar 6, 2017
BBC correspondent Rami Ruhayem says Iraqis are relieved by the new executive order as refugees flood camps near Mosul.
An Iraqi family that has fled fighting as Iraqi forces advance into Islamic State-controlled west Mosul.
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