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State had argued that subjecting grandparents and other relatives to the travel ban was “preposterous.”
The state argues the new rules are remain too restrictive because they subject grandparents and other relatives of visa holders to the travel ban.
Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin says the Trump administration’s scaled-back travel ban is illogical in establishing close family relationships.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the ban can partially take effect for now, and agreed to hear arguments in the case this fall.
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.
“Immigration, even for the president, is not a one-person show,” say the 9th Circuit judges in Seattle.
She faced the possibility of being put on the next flight to Mexico. Instead, she got a temporary reprieve on a $5,000 bond.
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.
Should remarks the president made before and after taking office be considered by judges deciding on a challenge to the executive order?
The City Council approves a resolution calling for a limit on cooperating with the federal crackdown on immigration.
Lawmakers are debating whether Hawaii should join communities balking at cooperating with the crackdown on criminal immigrants.
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.