Washington State Looks To Defeat Trump Over Travel Ban A Second Time
I am proud to join with my fellow attorneys general in protecting our people from this latest unfounded and unconstitutional overreach. The new order will go into effect on Thursday unless courts block it.
Trump's first ban barred citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen for 90 days, all refugees for 120 days and Syrian citizens indefinitely. Lifting an indefinite Syrian refugee travel ban and reducing the number of blacklisted countries by removing Iraq, it replaces a previous iteration issued in January that was blocked in federal court.
Imam Ismail Elshikh of the Muslim Association of Hawaii is a plaintiff in the state's challenge. But a three-judge panel with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit unanimously upheld the judge's decision and kept Trump's travel ban on hold.
"I congratulate the Administration for modifying the original order to ensure that it is prospective in application, protective of those with valid visas and legal status, and exempts Iraqis, as five thousand Americans are now fighting alongside them against ISIL".
But the main points are largely the same.
Trump's first immigration and refugee ban earned praise from his base, but also inspired massive protests, drew worldwide condemnation and caused chaos at airports around the world - not to mention fear and anxiety for untold numbers of people hoping to resettle in the US.
Their comments echo those being made in court by U.S. states claiming that the modified measures discriminate against Muslims and are detrimental to American interests.
"No matter how far President Trump tries to run away from his initial statements that this was a ban on Muslims and discrimination against Muslims, he can't erase where this order originated - in an effort to discriminate against Muslims on the basis of their religion", said Cecillia Wang, Deputy Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, on a call with reporters Tuesday. U.S. District Judge James Robart in Washington state blocked the ban on February 3.
The new executive order will ban travel from six countries, instead of seven, and it will no longer affect current visa holders.
The new battle against Trump's order is being played out on several geographical fronts, but mainly on the west coast, which tends to be heavily pro-Democrat.
American states are scrambling to block Donald Trump's revised travel ban, lodging legal challenges and asking for emergency hearings to prevent new restrictions come into force on Thursday.
Ferguson said the state would ask Robart to rule that his temporary restraining order against the first ban applies to Trump's revised action.
A group of U.S. states launched a joint effort on Monday to block President Donald Trump's revised temporary ban on refugees and travelers from several Muslim-majority countries, Reuters reports. The other states joining Washington in its lawsuit are Massachusetts, Oregon, Maryland and NY. They have requested a hearing on the case and the Department of Justice is expected to respond soon.
A federal judge in Maryland has also set a hearing on Wednesday morning to hear another challenge brought by refugee aid groups and several foreign nationals.
The family of the slain officer, who was found dead with 42 wounds to his body, told the ABC it is now a matter for authorities. During the trial, his girlfriend, Sara Connor , who faced the same charge, said she wasn't an active participant in the attack.
Maintaining peace between the groups in Manbij will be crucial if they will work together in the battle for Raqqa. SDF has captured wide areas from IS since then, under the cover of airstrikes by the US -led coalition.
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He spent over 40 years in the diplomatic service and headed the Russian Mission to the United Nations for more than a decade. The medical examiner investigates deaths that occur by criminal violence, accident or suicide or when the death is sudden.
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Plow truck drivers will be out once this storm moves into the area making the interstates and busiest roads a priority. Travel restrictions are expected for I-99 with a 45-mile-per-hour speed limit from Cumberland, Maryland to Bedford.
The Fed is betting businesses will shrug off the extra cost of borrowing, continue to invest in the U.S. economy and create jobs. During January-October a year ago , BI cut its benchmark rate six times by a total of 150 basis points (bps) to 4.75 percent.
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Houston Trades Brock Osweiler To The Browns
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Klopp insists his plan B is to make plan A better
It's certainly good for myself and the staff to realise that we do work with these players and they do develop and improve. Klopp admitted he has held talks with the striker in a bid to help the Belgium global get back to his best form.