Immigration In Hawaii

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Immigration In Hawaii
Dad Fighting Deportation Headed Back To Kansas City From Hawaii Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Dad Fighting Deportation Headed Back To Kansas City From Hawaii

He was being sent to Bangladesh before an immigration panel granted a temporary stay.

Kansas Father Fighting Deportation Now Held In Hawaii Christopher Ebdon/Flickr.com

Kansas Father Fighting Deportation Now Held In Hawaii

He was being flown to Bangladesh when an immigration panel granted a temporary stay. He’s lived in the U.S. for 30 years.

US Supreme Court To Rule On Trump Travel Ban AP

US Supreme Court To Rule On Trump Travel Ban

"This will be an important day for justice and the rule of law," says Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin.
Trump Immigration Plans Would Hit Hawaii’s Filipino Families Hard Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Trump Immigration Plans Would Hit Hawaii’s Filipino Families Hard

Filipinos have become the state's largest ethnic group, in part because of family-based immigration policies.
Appeals Court: Trump Exceeded Authority With Travel Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Appeals Court: Trump Exceeded Authority With Travel Ban

But the court stayed its decision so the ban remains in effect pending review by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Travel Ban Faces Scrutiny From Judges Who Blocked It Before AP

Travel Ban Faces Scrutiny From Judges Who Blocked It Before

Hawaii’s challenge to the restrictions was heard in Seattle on Wednesday.

Fight Over Trump Travel Restrictions Back To Appeals Courts AP

Fight Over Trump Travel Restrictions Back To Appeals Courts

Hawaii’s challenge goes before a three-judge panel in Seattle on Wednesday.

Supreme Court Urged To Deny Trump Plea To Enforce Full Travel Ban Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Supreme Court Urged To Deny Trump Plea To Enforce Full Travel Ban

“The justification for that dramatic relief has only weakened,” Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin wrote in papers filed Tuesday.

Appeals Court Allows Partial Enforcement Of Trump Travel Ban Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Appeals Court Allows Partial Enforcement Of Trump Travel Ban

But it cannot be enforced against people with “bona fide” relationships with individuals or groups in the U.S.

Man With Hawaii Roots On Verge Of Top Border Enforcement Post U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Man With Hawaii Roots On Verge Of Top Border Enforcement Post

Kevin Kealoha McAleenan is already acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and enjoys bipartisan support.

Administration Appeals Hawaii Judge’s Order Blocking Newest Travel Ban AP

Administration Appeals Hawaii Judge’s Order Blocking Newest Travel Ban

The latest version targets about 150 million potential travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria and Yemen.

Hawaii Judge Is Right To Keep Fighting Oppressive Travel Bans Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Judge Is Right To Keep Fighting Oppressive Travel Bans

Judge Derrick Watson says the Trump administration continues to ignore requirements imposed by federal courts.