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Hawaii Judge Halts Trump’s Travel Ban Nationwide Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Judge Halts Trump’s Travel Ban Nationwide

UPDATED: Judge Derrick Watson ruled “the executive order was issued with a purpose to disfavor a particular religion.”

Travel Ban Challenged In 3 Cities Wednesday — Including Honolulu Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Travel Ban Challenged In 3 Cities Wednesday — Including Honolulu

A local hearing is scheduled to begin six hours after one in Maryland and 90 minutes before another in Seattle.

Battle Lines Drawn In Hawaii’s Case Against Trump Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Battle Lines Drawn In Hawaii’s Case Against Trump

Responding to the state’s challenge of the new travel ban, the Trump administration argues it has the authority and Hawaii can prove no harm.

More States Sue Trump Over New Travel Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

More States Sue Trump Over New Travel Ban

While Hawaii’s lawsuit came first, it’s unclear whether the next court action will occur in Honolulu or Seattle.

Hawaii Becomes First State To Challenge Trump’s New Travel Ban Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Becomes First State To Challenge Trump’s New Travel Ban

The state claims that the newly revised executive order is “infected with the same legal problems” as the original.

Hawaii Plans To Sue Trump (Again) Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Plans To Sue Trump (Again)

UPDATED: A federal judge agrees to lift his stay on Hawaii’s lawsuit against the Trump administration.

Trump’s New Travel Ban Is Out But Is It Any Better? Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Trump’s New Travel Ban Is Out But Is It Any Better?

The new executive order is set to take effect March 16. Meanwhile, critics, including Hawaii officials, are considering more legal action.

Bill Clamps Down On State’s Habit Of Segregating Inmates Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bill Clamps Down On State’s Habit Of Segregating Inmates

A proposal to reduce the use of and length of inmate isolation is headed for a vote of the full Hawaii Senate.

Hawaii Stands Ready To Challenge Trump’s Promised New Order Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Stands Ready To Challenge Trump’s Promised New Order

The president said he would rescind his earlier travel ban — now stalled in court — and instead issue another one.

Another Federal Injunction Issued Against Trump’s Travel Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Another Federal Injunction Issued Against Trump’s Travel Ban

Meanwhile, a judge in Honolulu allows Hawaii to add another plaintiff in its suit against the Trump administration.

Appeals Court Deals Blow To Trump’s Travel Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Appeals Court Deals Blow To Trump’s Travel Ban

Refugees and other immigrants can still travel to the U.S. — which means Hawaii’s lawsuit will remain on hold.

Hawaii Lawsuit Must Wait For Appeals Court Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Lawsuit Must Wait For Appeals Court

Hawaii’s legal challenge of the Trump administration travel ban is on hold until the 9th Circuit decides what to do in a similar mainland case.