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Immigration in Hawaii

Honolulu Judge Rejects Hawaii’s Latest Challenge To Travel Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Honolulu Judge Rejects Hawaii’s Latest Challenge To Travel Ban

State had argued that subjecting grandparents and other relatives to the travel ban was “preposterous.”

Hawaii Claims Scaled-Back Trump Travel Ban Still On ‘Flawed Trajectory’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Claims Scaled-Back Trump Travel Ban Still On ‘Flawed Trajectory’

The state argues the new rules are remain too restrictive because they subject grandparents and other relatives of visa holders to the travel ban.

‘What Does The US Government Have Against Grandmothers?’ AP

‘What Does The US Government Have Against Grandmothers?’

Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin says the Trump administration’s scaled-back travel ban is illogical in establishing close family relationships.

Chin Says It’s ‘Premature’ For Trump To Claim Victory In Travel Ban Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chin Says It’s ‘Premature’ For Trump To Claim Victory In Travel Ban Case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the ban can partially take effect for now, and agreed to hear arguments in the case this fall.

Chin ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ Supreme Court Will Back Hawaii On Travel Ban Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chin ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ Supreme Court Will Back Hawaii On Travel Ban

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.

Appeals Court Upholds Hawaii’s Challenge To Trump Travel Ban Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Appeals Court Upholds Hawaii’s Challenge To Trump Travel Ban

“Immigration, even for the president, is not a one-person show,” say the 9th Circuit judges in Seattle.

Maui Mother Of Two Avoids Deportation — At Least For Now Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Maui Mother Of Two Avoids Deportation — At Least For Now

She faced the possibility of being put on the next flight to Mexico. Instead, she got a temporary reprieve on a $5,000 bond.

Federal Judges Question Whether Trump’s Travel Ban Is A ‘Muslim Ban’ C-SPAN

Federal Judges Question Whether Trump’s Travel Ban Is A ‘Muslim Ban’

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.

Hawaii’s Case Against Travel Ban May Hinge On Trump’s Own Words The White House

Hawaii’s Case Against Travel Ban May Hinge On Trump’s Own Words

Should remarks the president made before and after taking office be considered by judges deciding on a challenge to the executive order?

Honolulu Joins Movement To Protect Undocumented Immigrants Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Honolulu Joins Movement To Protect Undocumented Immigrants

The City Council approves a resolution calling for a limit on cooperating with the federal crackdown on immigration.

Should Hawaii Defy Trump On Immigration Enforcement? Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Should Hawaii Defy Trump On Immigration Enforcement?

Lawmakers are debating whether Hawaii should join communities balking at cooperating with the crackdown on criminal immigrants.

Hawaii Cooperates With Feds On Immigration Holds, Even As Other States Balk Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Cooperates With Feds On Immigration Holds, Even As Other States Balk

A recent study shows that Hawaii is one of just seven states that fully complied with federal requests to hold immigrants in custody beyond their release dates without a warrant.

Immigration in Hawaii