Where does travel ban leave Americans

By: Nia Mosley ~Guest Writer~ When I saw the headline stating that U.S. President Trump signed what is officially called “Protection of The Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” I was floored. This document indefinitely suspends refugees from entering the United States. This order has caused many Americans to have issues at home because of either a direct or indirect connection to the countries affected. The travel ban is geared toward seven Muslim-majority countries: Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Sudan, Yemen and Somalia. These countries are, as a lot of Americans know, filled with refugees of war, famine … Continue reading Where does travel ban leave Americans

Travel ban blocks Oscar nominee from awards

By: Hannah Paige Michels ~Head Photographer~ President Donald Trump’s immigration and refugee ban has already begun impacting people across the globe, including Oscar nominee Asghar Farhadi. The Iranian filmmaker of The Salesman is banned from entering the United States for the Academy Awards under Trump’s executive order. The public remained uncertain about Farhadi’s exemption from the ban, but it seems to be irrelevant as Farhadi refuses to attend. In a statement released on Sunday, Farhadi said, “…the possibility of this presence is being accompanied by ifs and buts which are in no way acceptable to me even if exceptions were … Continue reading Travel ban blocks Oscar nominee from awards