[Above] Two women arriving from Saudi Arabia (a country not listed in the ban) check their luggage on arrival at the John F. Kennedy airport in NYC.

NOTE:  Since this article was published, President Trump’s Travel Ban has become the law of the land. All cases throughout courts in the United States were removed from dockets.

But the operative word is “temporarily” as President Trump actually has more legal power than the judge in this area. President Trump banned entry to the US from 7 majority Islam countries. The judge is a Barack Hussein Obama appointee which is why they chose to appear before her.  As a result Hameed khalid Darweesh was released from detention at JFK.

U.S. District Court Judge Ann Donnelly



Judge’s Order and Decision re: Muslim Ban by Trump
by Syndicated News SNN.BZ on Scribd

The federal judge in Brooklyn who issued the stay halting President Trump’s order denying entry to the United States to people from seven predominantly Muslim countries is a former prosecutor who spent 25 years working in the office of Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau. Ann M. Donnelly, 57, became a federal judge in October 2015.

U.S. District Court Judge Ann Donnelly ruled in favor of a habeas corpus petition filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on behalf of two Iraqi men who were detained at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday after Trump signed his order.

Donnelly was nominated by former President Barack Obama and confirmed to her judgeship in 2015, ruled in the Eastern District of New York that “there is imminent danger that, absent the stay of removal, there will be substantial and irreparable injury to refugees, visa-holders, and other individuals from nations subject” to Trump’s order.

ACLU Complaint vs. Deportation of Illegals by Syndicated News SNN.BZ on Scribd

[Second from Left]  Rep. Nydia Velazquez and [Third from left] Rep. Jerold Nadler, [On the right] Hameed khalid Darweesh

A federal judge granted an emergency stay Saturday to temporarily allow people with valid visas who landed in the U.S. to stay in the country, following chaos and detentions after President Donald Trump’s executive order related to immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.

The American Civil Liberties Union estimates it will affect between 100 and 200 people detained at or in transit to U.S. airports. It will not, however, stay the president’s entire order.

The ACLU and other activist groups filed a class action lawsuit on Saturday, seeking to challenge the president’s order, as acrimony widened over the policy and the number of detainees waylaid in transit appeared to swell.

[Center behind the microphones are Rep. Nydia Velazquez and Rep. Jerold Nadler

[Left to right] Rep. Jerold Nadler, Hameed khalid Darweesh, Rep. Nydia Velazquez



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