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Immigration in Hawaii

Groups Say They’ll Challenge Trump’s Latest Travel Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Groups Say They’ll Challenge Trump’s Latest Travel Ban

The new restrictions impact citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria and Yemen.

Appeals Court: Grandparents Shouldn’t Be Part Of Trump Travel Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Appeals Court: Grandparents Shouldn’t Be Part Of Trump Travel Ban

In upholding a ruling by a federal judge in Hawaii, a 9th Circuit panel also said that refugees accepted by a resettlement agency shouldn’t be banned.

Hawaii Joins 15-State Suit Challenging Trump Over ‘Dreamer’ Decision Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Joins 15-State Suit Challenging Trump Over ‘Dreamer’ Decision

The suit says ending protections for young immigrants would “punish and disparage people with Mexican roots.”

Hawaii ‘Dreamer’ Protest: ‘This Is The Worst Thing He Could Have Done’ Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii ‘Dreamer’ Protest: ‘This Is The Worst Thing He Could Have Done’

President Trump's decision to end protection for young immigrants prompts rallies across the country, including Honolulu.
Hope For Legal Status In The US Turns To Uncertainty For This ‘Dreamer’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hope For Legal Status In The US Turns To Uncertainty For This ‘Dreamer’

President Trump is considering ending a program that granted temporary legal status to young undocumented immigrants, including more than 500 in Hawaii.
Why Hawaii Won’t Join Battle Against Trump’s ‘Sanctuary City’ Crackdown Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Why Hawaii Won’t Join Battle Against Trump’s ‘Sanctuary City’ Crackdown

While Hawaii has led the legal charge against the administration’s travel ban, Gov. David Ige is not supporting the sanctuary movement.

US Supreme Court Urged To Retain Hawaii Judge’s Ruling On Travel Ban Cory Lum/Civil Beat

US Supreme Court Urged To Retain Hawaii Judge’s Ruling On Travel Ban

The Trump administration’s intent to exclude grandparents and others from the relationships that allow entry to the U.S. is called “nonsense.”

Judge Grants Hawaii’s Request On Refugees In Travel Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Judge Grants Hawaii’s Request On Refugees In Travel Ban

UPDATED: The Trump administration will appeal the ruling, which found that grandparents, grandchildren, uncles, aunts and other relatives should be exempted.

Q&A: Hawaii’s Push To Reduce Scope Of Travel Ban Bogged Down AP

Q&A: Hawaii’s Push To Reduce Scope Of Travel Ban Bogged Down

A new court ruling could come this week as the state revamps its latest challenge to the Trump administration.

Immigration in Hawaii