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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.
“The justification for that dramatic relief has only weakened,” Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin wrote in papers filed Tuesday.
But it cannot be enforced against people with “bona fide” relationships with individuals or groups in the U.S.
Kevin Kealoha McAleenan is already acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and enjoys bipartisan support.
The latest version targets about 150 million potential travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria and Yemen.
Judge Derrick Watson says the Trump administration continues to ignore requirements imposed by federal courts.