Houston Matters Show Post 2019

Houston Matters

Wednesday’s Show: Nigerian Travel Ban, The Week In Politics, And Norman Rockwell’s Granddaughter (Feb. 12, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: What the Nigerian travel ban means for the local community, we discuss the latest news in our weekly political roundup, a local dentist answers listener questions, and Norman Rockwell's granddaughter shares some lesser-known aspects of his life.

Saheed and Azeeza celebrate their surprise engagement in Nigeria.


Nigerian Couple ‘Heartbroken’ As Families Face Indefinite Visa Ban

Posted on · The Trump administration has expanded its travel ban to six more countries, including Nigeria -- the largest economy in Africa. While Nigerian students and travelers are still welcome to visit -- it’s family members immigrating to the U.S. who are blocked from coming here. 

The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 7, 2017.

Houston Matters

Analyzing SCOTUS’ Travel Ban Ruling And Suspending Prosecution Of Migrants With Children

Posted on · Geoffrey Hoffman of the UH Law Center breaks down the Supreme Court's ruling upholding Pres. Trump’s controversial travel ban and the decision by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to temporarily suspend referrals of criminal prosecution for migrants caught crossing the border with children.

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