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While Hawaii has led the legal charge against the administration’s travel ban, Gov. David Ige is not supporting the sanctuary movement.
UPDATED: The Trump administration will appeal the ruling, which found that grandparents, grandchildren, uncles, aunts and other relatives should be exempted.
State had argued that subjecting grandparents and other relatives to the travel ban was “preposterous.”
The state argues the new rules are remain too restrictive because they subject grandparents and other relatives of visa holders to the travel ban.
The proposed reauthorization of a housing bill leaves out annual funding of up to $13 million for Native Hawaiians.
After winning at the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Hawaii’s attorney general expects the challenge to Trump’s executive order to reach the high court.
“Immigration, even for the president, is not a one-person show,” say the 9th Circuit judges in Seattle.
She faced the possibility of being put on the next flight to Mexico. Instead, she got a temporary reprieve on a $5,000 bond.
The president’s approval rating of 32 percent is actually higher than the percentage of the state vote he received in November.
The Virginia-based appeals court says even the Trump’s administration’s revised effort targeting Muslim-majority countries is illegal.
The government is accepting input on the reconsideration of protections at 29 monuments, including Papahanaumokuakea.
A 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel Monday heard arguments in Hawaii’s lawsuit to block key parts of the executive order restricting travel and immigration from countries.