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By Gene Johnson and Sudhin Thanawala SEATTLE — Federal law gives the president broad authority over immigration. Jimmy Carter used it to deny some Iranians entry to the U.S. during the hostage crisis, Ronald Reagan to bar Cubans who didn’t already have relatives here and President Obama to keep out […]

On March 15, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii issued a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO), effective nationwide, enjoining the implementation of President Donald J. Trump’s March 6, 2017, Executive Order temporarily banning travel to the United States by foreign nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria […]

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEATTLE — Some of the states that helped derail President Trump’s first travel ban are mounting efforts to block his second one, saying that while the new order applies to fewer people, it’s infected with the same legal problems. Hawaii on Wednesday launched the first lawsuit […]

Law360, New York (March 9, 2017, 4: 16 PM EST) — On March 6, 2017, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order replacing the original order signed Jan. 27, 2017, which temporarily banned travel to the United States by foreign nationals from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and […]