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Growing up in Washington state, Douglas Chin says he was the stereotypical “smart Chinese kid that got straight As.” His parents taught him not to stick out too much and used to say “don’t poke the lion.”
President Donald Trump has chosen the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to head the civil division of the Justice Department, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The government is asking a federal judge to clarify his order blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, arguing it shouldn’t apply to a global freeze on refugees entering the United States.
A federal judge in Seattle says he won’t rule on a request from Washington state to block President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban because two other judges have already halted it.
The Trump administration filed court papers Friday hoping to salvage its second version of a travel ban after two judges in separate cases this week found that it probably violated the Constitution.
Federal law gives the president broad authority over immigration. Jimmy Carter used it to deny some Iranians entry to the U.S. during the hostage crisis, Ronald Reagan to bar Cubans who didn’t already have relatives here and President Obama to keep out North Korean officials.
Rejecting arguments from the government that President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban was substantially different from the first one, judges in Hawaii and Maryland blocked the executive order from taking effect as scheduled on Thursday, using the president’s own words as evidence that the order discriminates against Muslims.
More than a half-dozen states trying to block President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban moved forward Monday with a pair of lawsuits while the government asked that the order be allowed to take effect this week.
Maryland’s attorney general says he plans to use newfound power to sue the federal government by joining a Washington state lawsuit trying to upend President Donald Trump’s new travel ban.
A federal judge in Seattle who issued the order halting nationwide implementation of President Donald Trump’s initial travel ban says he won’t immediately rule on whether his restraining order applies to the new travel ban because of procedural reasons.
President Trump’s new order limiting immigration should still be blocked by the injunction against his previous order, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson said.
A day after President Donald Trump signed a revised travel ban, attorneys for Hawaii said the state plans to challenge that order as well.
President Donald Trump on Monday took his second crack at a travel ban executive order. He signed a scaled-back version of the previous executive order, which was halted by the courts, that does more to guard against the idea that it is a thinly veiled “Muslim ban” and excludes Iraq from the list of banned countries.
State Attorney General Bob Ferguson says President Trump “capitulated” on travel ban with new order.
President Donald Trump’s new travel ban order will temporarily halt entries to the United States for people from six Muslim-majority countries who are seeking new visas.
The White House is expected to unveil a new entry ban executive order on Monday, according to senior administration officials.
A federal judge in Seattle on Friday granted a two-week extension to the Justice Department in a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump’s immigration order is blocking efforts by legal residents to reunite with their children who are trapped in war-torn countries.
President Donald Trump was barely in office when he signed an executive order restricting immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations. There was not a moment to waste, he said, because any delay would allow the “bad dudes” to rush into the U.S.
Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump’s new travel ban – mindful of the chaos that accompanied his initial executive order but hopeful the forthcoming version will be rolled out in a more orderly way.
President Donald Trump’s new executive order on immigration will not include a blanket ban on citizens from Iraq, among a host of other revisions meant to allay legal and diplomatic concerns, people familiar with the matter said.