The new executive order is set to take effect March 16. Meanwhile, critics, including Hawaii officials, are considering more legal action.
The president said he would rescind his earlier travel ban — now stalled in court — and instead issue another one.
Meanwhile, a judge in Honolulu allows Hawaii to add another plaintiff in its suit against the Trump administration.
Hawaii residents flooded Capitol Hill offices with letters, calls and emails opposing school-voucher advocate Betsy DeVos as secretary of education.
A congressional land grab of 3.3 million acres didn’t sit well with groups that use public lands, a significant issue for Hawaii, too.