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Hawaii District Court Grants in Part Motion to Modify Scope of Preliminary Injunction in Travel Ban Case

The U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii has granted in part the plaintiffs' motion to enforce, or, in the alternative, modify the scope of the preliminary injunction in the travel ban case. The motion came before the court in response to the Trump administration's narrow interpretation of the Supreme Court's per curiam order allowing implementation of the ban.

The order is available in full below.

Refugees

Implementing the Refugee EO: The State Department Should Consider Refugee Agency Assurances as Bona Fide Relationships

​While progress has been made in implementing the Supreme Court’s stay of lower court injunctions of President Trump’s revised refugee executive order (EO), the State Department’s current stance on refugee admissions requires further review. 

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