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Immigration in Hawaii

Hawaii Asks Judge To Double Down Against Trump’s Travel Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Asks Judge To Double Down Against Trump’s Travel Ban

Attorneys for the state say the temporary restraining order should now be a longer-term stay that lasts until the case is fully decided.

Hawaii Judge Refuses To Narrow His Ruling Against Travel Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Judge Refuses To Narrow His Ruling Against Travel Ban

Judge Derrick Watson issued a short decision Sunday saying his original order was perfectly clear.

VIDEO: Meet The Man Taking On Donald Trump Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

VIDEO: Meet The Man Taking On Donald Trump

Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin is making national headlines as the guy who — so far — has stopped the president’s travel ban before it even got started.

Derrick Watson: An Apolitical Judge Caught In A Partisan Firestorm U.S. District Court

Derrick Watson: An Apolitical Judge Caught In A Partisan Firestorm

Acquaintances call the federal judge from Honolulu reserved and unemotional. But he’s under attack from the president and his supporters.

Travel Ban Challenged In 3 Cities Wednesday — Including Honolulu Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Travel Ban Challenged In 3 Cities Wednesday — Including Honolulu

A local hearing is scheduled to begin six hours after one in Maryland and 90 minutes before another in Seattle.

Battle Lines Drawn In Hawaii’s Case Against Trump Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Battle Lines Drawn In Hawaii’s Case Against Trump

Responding to the state’s challenge of the new travel ban, the Trump administration argues it has the authority and Hawaii can prove no harm.

More States Sue Trump Over New Travel Ban Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

More States Sue Trump Over New Travel Ban

While Hawaii’s lawsuit came first, it’s unclear whether the next court action will occur in Honolulu or Seattle.

Hawaii Becomes First State To Challenge Trump’s New Travel Ban Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Becomes First State To Challenge Trump’s New Travel Ban

The state claims that the newly revised executive order is “infected with the same legal problems” as the original.

Hawaii Plans To Sue Trump (Again) Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii Plans To Sue Trump (Again)

UPDATED: A federal judge agrees to lift his stay on Hawaii’s lawsuit against the Trump administration.

Immigration in Hawaii