Academy stands by Iranian Oscar nominee Asghar Farhadi in face of ‘extremely troubling’ Trump travel ban

A day after President Trump signed an executive order banning Syrian refugees and citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences issued a statement denouncing the ban, which may prevent Oscar-nominated Iranian…

Confusion and consternation as new ‘extreme vetting’ policy blocks travel from several Muslim-majority countries

President Trump’s executive order suspending refugee arrivals and banning travel to the United States from several Muslim-majority countries spawned chaos and consternation Saturday across the globe, igniting legal challenges, trapping unwitting airline passengers and galvanizing anguished questions…

Immigration attorneys seeking to help airport travelers in Los Angeles blocked by visa ban

Confusion and consternation at home and abroad over Trump’s order restricting refugees Jan. 28, 2017, 3:09 p.m. This is our look at President Trump’s administration and the rest of Washington: An unknown number of long-time U.S. residents are stuck overseas as a result of Trump’s order Sweeping…

Confusion and consternation at home and abroad over Trump’s order restricting refugees

Confusion and consternation at home and abroad over Trump’s order restricting refugees Jan. 28, 2017, 3:09 p.m. This is our look at President Trump’s administration and the rest of Washington: An unknown number of long-time U.S. residents are stuck overseas as a result of Trump’s order Sweeping…

Trump and Putin have first official phone conversation amid European anxiety about future relations

President Trump made a flurry of phone calls to world leaders Saturday as he began shaping his new administration’s foreign policy, but none was as anxiously anticipated as the first official president-to-president contact with Russia’s Vladimir Putin.

As his top aides looked on, Trump sat in the…

Vigils at LAX, downtown L.A. aim to support Muslim refugees caught in Trump action

A candlelight vigil to support Muslim refugees is scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Los Angeles International Airport. Meanwhile, another protest was underway in downtown Los Angeles.

The vigil comes in response to President Trump’s executive order suspending refugee arrivals and banning travel…

Thousands at JFK airport in New York protest new visa and refugee suspensions

Confusion and consternation at home and abroad over Trump’s order restricting refugees Jan. 28, 2017, 3:09 p.m. This is our look at President Trump’s administration and the rest of Washington: An unknown number of long-time U.S. residents are stuck overseas as a result of Trump’s order Sweeping…

Hundreds of California teachers protest Trump’s nominee for secretary of education

Hundreds of California teachers gathered Saturday in downtown Los Angeles to protest President Trump’s nominee for secretary of education, calling her an “extremist” with an “anti-public school agenda.”

Members of the California Teachers Assn., which represents 325,000 teachers, urged the rejection…

Iran says it will retaliate for U.S. moves to suspend visas for citizens of Iran and six other mainly Muslim countries

Confusion and consternation at home and abroad over Trump’s order restricting refugees Jan. 28, 2017, 3:09 p.m. This is our look at President Trump’s administration and the rest of Washington: An unknown number of long-time U.S. residents are stuck overseas as a result of Trump’s order Sweeping…