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UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 7:24 p.m.

Judge wants more info on new immigration rules

Judge demands more information on whether the new executive order on immigration should be blocked or go forward.

UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 7:32 p.m.

Washington AG Bob Ferguson says old injunction should block Trump’s new immigration order

President Trump’s new order limiting immigration should still be blocked by the federal injunction against his previous order, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson said.

UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 3:06 p.m.

Analysis: Four claims the Trump White House made about its travel ban that now look silly

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 …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 9:23 p.m.

Government wants appeal of travel ban put on hold

The Justice Department wants a federal appeals court to put President Trump’s travel ban case on hold until he issues a new order, but the states who sued to stop …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 12:09 a.m.

Trump considers writing ‘brand new’ immigration order

President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering rewriting his executive order temporarily barring refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the country, indicating the administration may try …

Phoenix immigrant deported to Mexico amid protests

An immigrant mother in Phoenix granted leniency during the Obama administration was deported to Mexico Thursday in what activists said was an early example of how President Donald Trump plans …

Iranian baby will be allowed into US for life-saving surgery

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that an Iranian infant banned from entering the United States for life-saving heart surgery under President Donald Trump’s executive order will now be …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 10:29 p.m.

Oregon governor urges legal action against Trump directive

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown urged Oregon’s attorney general on Thursday to quickly take legal action against the federal government over President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 10:28 p.m.

Attorney: Iranian infant needs visa waiver for heart surgery

The family of a 4-month-old Iranian girl is hoping to get a waiver to President Donald Trump’s immigration ban so their daughter can have critical heart surgery in Portland.

Idaho, Washington foreign students urged to stay in US

University presidents in Idaho and Washington State are urging foreign students to avoid trips home or international travel following President Donald Trump’s recent executive order.

Steve Kerr speaks out against Donald Trump’s executive order and travel ban

Because of his unique, worldly background and increased willingness to speak up about social issues, Warriors coach Steve Kerr has become a sought-after voice in this polarizing political climate.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 6:14 p.m.

Goldman Sachs breaks with Government Sachs on immigration directive

Goldman Sachs is pushing back against Government Sachs. In a sharply worded message to staff, Lloyd Blankfein, the bank’s long-time head, broke with the Trump administration over its controversial attempt …

Microsoft reaches out to its workers affected by immigration ban

Microsoft sought to reassure and offer legal assistance Saturday to employees affected by President Trump’s executive order temporarily blocking citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S.

Automakers remain silent as they walk a tightrope with Trump

Majed Moughni has lived the American dream: He climbed the ladder from impoverished refugee to hotel dishwasher to valet for Ford royalty. Today he’s a lawyer, sitting at a chair …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 6:19 p.m.

Delta operations recovering; Trump blames airline for delays

Delta Air Lines, recovering from a weekend technology outage, cancelled more flights Monday but said that the issue has been resolved.

Airlines switch flight staff to save crew from limbo of Trump ban

Major airlines including Deutsche Lufthansa and Emirates are modifying staff rosters to keep crew members from getting caught up in President Donald Trump’s executive order barring people from seven predominantly …