Syrian Woman Reunited With Family After Earlier Rejection At O'Hare AirportThe first attempt by Sahar Algonaimi ended in failure, because of President Trump's travel ban. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Rauner Calls Trump Travel Ban "Overly Broad" And "Hurried"Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday said he believes President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. was "overly broad," and said the federal government should instead focus on comprehensive immigration reform.
Doctor Back Home After Trump Travel Ban Stranded Him In Abu DhabiDr. Amer Al Homssi traveled to the United Arab Emirates on Jan. 18 to get married, but when he tried to fly back to Chicago on Sunday, he was told his visa had been canceled, due to Trump’s executive order imposing a 90-day ban on travel to the U.S. by citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
Doctor Originally Blocked From Returning To Chicago Cleared For ReentryDr. Al Homssi's lawyers filed suit against the cancellation, but before it could progress, government attorneys reviewed his case, determined his visa was indeed valid, and cleared the doctor for reentry.
Doctor Blocked From Returning To Chicago Sues Trump Over Travel BanA doctor at Advocate Christ Medical Center who traveled to the United Arab Emirates to get married has now been stranded by the Trump administration’s travel ban, and cannot return to Chicago because he was born in Syria.
Starbucks CEO's Stance On Trump Travel Ban Stirs Up Bitter BrewStarbucks CEO Howard Schutlz pledged to hire 10,000 refugees, sparking a social media backlash. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Immigration Advocates Call Trump's Refugee Restrictions 'Misguided'They say the President's move to block refugees will do little more than hurt people who need help.
Two Chicago Medical Professionals Return From Syrian Refugee CampThey went to the Jordan camp with one goal: to help the tens of thousands of men, women and children living inside those barbed wires. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
3 Chicago Doctors Honored For Work In War-Torn AleppoChicago Magazine has honored three doctors as "Chicagoans of the Year," after they traveled to Aleppo – one of the world’s most dangerous places – to highlight the civil war in Syria.
Appeals Court Upholds Order Against Pence On Syrian RefugeesA federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's order blocking Indiana Gov. Mike Pence from barring state agencies from helping Syrian refugees resettle in the state.
Court To Weigh Appeal On Indiana's Block On Syrian RefugeesAfter the November Paris attacks, Pence said he didn't believe the federal government was adequately screening refugees from war-torn Syria.
Chicago Doctors Help Save Lives In Syrian Civil WarChicago doctors are helping victims of the civil war in Syria by donating and delivering medical equipment.