Justice Department asks Hawaii judge to rein in travel ban injunction
- The Justice Department petitioned a Hawaii judge who ruled against President Donald Trump's executive order banning travel from six predominantly Muslim countries to rein in his injunction to allow some parts of the order to be implemented.
Hawaii District Judge Derrick Watson issued a temporary injunction barring all facets of Trump's immigration order from being implemented because he said it introduced an unconstitutional bias against Muslims.
Those parts of the executive order apply to refugees from all countries, not just the six Muslim nations and thus should not be part of Watson's injunction if the ruling is based on halting Muslim bias.(Excerpt) Read more at: upi.com ...
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