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15 Mar 2017 – Trump calls Hawaii judge’s ruling against revised travel ban ‘unprecedented judicial overreach’

Less than two hours after a federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide temporary restraining order on the Trump administration’s revised travel ban, the president slammed the decision as “an unprecedented judicial overreach.” A day before the executive order was to take effect, U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson blocked the limitations on travel and immigration.

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15 Mar 2017 – Trump’s Second Travel Ban Is Blocked by U.S. Judge

Donald Trump’s latest attempt to temporarily bar new immigrants and refugees from six Muslim-majority nations was put on hold by a judge, pushing the young administration toward a second defeat on one of the president’s core campaign pledges. The ruling means the 90-day ban on new visa approvals won’t be enforced beginning Thursday, as intended

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12 Mar 2017 – Trump’s revised travel ban order loses its first court battle

U.S. District Judge William Conley on Friday blocked President Trump’s administration from enforcing his new travel ban against a Syrian family looking to escape their war-torn homeland by fleeing to Wisconsin. Conley issued a temporary restraining order barring enforcement against the family. The order doesn’t block the entire travel ban. It simply prevents Trump’s administration

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06 Mar 2017 – Trump Signs New Order Blocking Arrivals From 6 Majority-Muslim Countries, instead of 7

Like the initial order signed Jan. 27, the new executive order bars arrivals from specific majority-Muslim countries for 90 days and suspends the entire U.S. refugee program for 120 days. It also caps the total number of refugees admitted this fiscal year at 50,000, instead of 110,000. But there are a series of differences. The

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27 Jan 2017 – Trump Signs Executive Order Banning Travel From Seven Countries

With just a few quick strokes of the pen, President Donald Trump on Friday banned — temporarily, for now — roughly 218 million people from entering the United States. Trump barred citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US for at least the next 90 days by executive order, which a senior White House

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