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A bill that passed in the Senate stalled in a House committee whose chairman said decisions about sanctuary status should be up to the counties.
Unlike people born in other U.S. territories, they are not citizens but U.S. nationals. They do have a pathway to citizenship, however.
Hawaii’s senator opens up about her own experience immigrating to the U.S from Japan and leaving behind her 3-year-old brother.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in one of the most high-profile cases so far of President Donald Trump’s tenure.
He was being sent to Bangladesh before an immigration panel granted a temporary stay.
He was being flown to Bangladesh when an immigration panel granted a temporary stay. He’s lived in the U.S. for 30 years.
But the court stayed its decision so the ban remains in effect pending review by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Hawaii’s challenge to the restrictions was heard in Seattle on Wednesday.
Hawaii’s challenge goes before a three-judge panel in Seattle on Wednesday.