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A federal judge in Seattle on Saturday partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States.
A federal appeals court panel has ruled that President Donald Trump once again exceeded the scope of his authority with his latest travel ban, but the judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals put their decision on hold pending review by the U.S. Supreme Court, meaning the ban involving six majority Muslim countries will remain in effect.
The State Department says President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens of six mainly Muslim countries, North Korea and Venezuela is now fully operational. The announcement follows the Supreme Court’s decision earlier this week to allow enforcement of the ban as it is challenged in lower courts.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing President Donald Trump’s third travel ban to take effect – at least for now – has intensified the attention on a legal showdown Wednesday before three judges in Seattle who have been cool to the policy.
The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries.
Citing national security concerns, President Donald Trump announced his initial travel ban on citizens of certain Muslim-majority nations in late January, bringing havoc and protests to airports around the country. A federal judge in Seattle soon halted that ban as discriminatory, and since then, the restrictions have been up to the U.S. Supreme Court and back down to the federal district courts as the administration has rewritten them.
Challengers to the Trump administration’s latest travel ban on visitors from six mostly Muslim countries are urging the Supreme Court to reject the administration’s plea to be allowed to fully enforce the ban.
President Donald Trump on Friday denounced the deadly mosque attack in Egypt and reached out to its president, asserting the world must crush terrorists by military means – and insisting the U.S. needs a southern border wall and the travel ban tied up in courts.
Customs and Border Protection was caught off-guard by President Donald Trump’s travel ban despite being the entity responsible for implementing it, the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general said.
A U.S. appeals court is allowing President Donald Trump’s newest version of the travel ban to partially take effect.
A Somali refugee living in Washington is asking a federal judge to let his wife and young children join him in the United States, saying the Trump administration’s indefinite ban on allowing the families of refugees to enter the country violates immigration law.
Six U.S. states want to intervene in Hawaii’s lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s travel ban.
A Seattle judge will let legal battles over the latest travel restrictions work their way through other courts, and puts the Washington case on hold.
SEATTLE – A federal judge in Seattle has put on hold a challenge by Washington and several other states to the Trump administration’s latest travel ban. U.S. District Judge James Robart, who blocked the initial ban on travelers from several predominantly Muslim nations early this year, noted in his decision Friday that the latest iteration has already been blocked by federal courts in Hawaii and Maryland.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson tells Senate Republicans his multiple legal challenges to the Trump administration protect Washington. Majority Leader Mark Schoesler says inquiry from members was routine, not political.
The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists says a Yemeni journalist has been denied a visa to the United States where she is set to receive a press award.
The Justice Department filed Friday its formal notice of appeal to a federal judge’s decision to block the Trump administration from enforcing its latest travel ban.
A federal judge in Hawaii blocked the Trump administration Tuesday from enforcing its latest travel ban, just hours before it was set to take effect.
A federal judge has granted Washington state the opportunity to challenge the third and latest travel ban announced by President Donald Trump.
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is asking a federal judge to lift his stay halting the state’s case against President Donald Trump’s travel ban.