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See Up-To-The-Minute Case Developments: Wa. & Minn. v. Trump (CA9 - Updated)
Posted on 6 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The Ninth Circuit has a dedicated web page for this case. Here are the latest filings: 02/06/2017 Link to oral argument live stream 02/06/2017 Order clarifying live streaming oral argument 02/06/2017 Order re live... Read More

Wa. TRO Blocks Trump's Refugee/Travel Ban Nationwide
Posted on 4 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal judge in Seattle today granted Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s request to immediately halt implementation of President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on immigration nationwide. The Temporary Restraining Order will remain in... Read More

CA9 Denies Stay; TRO Blocking Trump Refugee/Travel Ban Still in Effect
Posted on 5 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

State of Washington & State of Minnesota v. Trump Ninth Circuit Case No: 17-35105 02/03/2017 Order Temporary Restraining Order 02/04/2017 Video Video recording of hearing in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington 02/04... Read More

Trump Won't Seek En Banc Review of CA9 Panel Ruling; Will Rescind and Replace Travel Ban Executive Order
Posted on 16 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

From the Government's Brief filed Feb. 16, 2017 - "[T]he United States does not seek en banc review of the merits of the panel’s ruling. Rather than continuing this litigation, the President intends in the near future to rescind the Order... Read More

CA9 Keeps Travel Ban TRO In Place; Trump Stay Request Denied (Feb. 9, 2017)
Posted on 9 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"At issue in this emergency proceeding is Executive Order 13769, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States,” which, among other changes to immigration policies and procedures, bans for 90 days the entry... Read More

Official Federal Register Version: Travel Ban 2.0
Posted on 9 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 45 / Thursday, March 9, 2017 / Presidential Documents "Executive Order 13780 of March 6, 2017 Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States By the authority vested in me as President... Read More

Trump Travel Ban 2.0 (Mar. 6, 2017)
Posted on 6 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Mar. 6, 2017 - "By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United... Read More

Official FR Version of Trump's Refugee/Travel Ban
Posted on 1 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 20 / Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - Executive Order 13769 of January 27, 2017 - Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States Read More

More Lawsuits Filed Against Trump Refugee/Travel Ban
Posted on 1 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Apple Considers Legal Options Against Trump’s Immigration Order - Wall Street Journal, Jan. 31, 2017 13 Legal Actions Challenging Trump's Immigration Executive Order - ABC News, Feb. 1, 2017 Litigation Documents & Resources Related... Read More

Over 900 State Dept. Foreign Service Officers Sign Dissent Channel Memo Protesting Trump's Refugee/Travel Ban
Posted on 2 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Here's the memo . Q&A with former diplomat, NPR, Feb. 1, 2017 - "KIESLING: Terrorism has been on the landscape for over a hundred years. The United States government has been protecting the U.S. borders for even longer than that. A system... Read More

The One Clear Way to End Trump's Refugee/Travel Ban: An Act of Congress - Prof. Kari Hong
Posted on 2 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Kari Hong, Feb. 2, 2017 - "Last  weekend seemed extraordinary. In response to President Trump’s  executive order ending admission to the United States for certain citizens from seven countries   that have Muslim-majorities, America witnessed... Read More

Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Is Denounced by 134 Foreign Policy Experts
Posted on 11 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Lara Jakes, New York Times, Mar. 11, 2017 - "More than 130 members of America’s foreign policy establishment denounced President Trump’s revised travel ban on Friday as just as damaging to the United States’ interests and reputation... Read More

More Tech Giants Join Amicus Brief Against Trump Refugee/Travel Ban
Posted on 8 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Check this 9th Cir. web page daily. Feb. 7, 2017 activity below: 02/07/2017 GoDaddy, Inc. Letter Joining Technology Companies amicus motion and brief 02/07/2017 OneLogin, Inc. Letter Joining Technology Companies amicus motion... Read More

Trump Executive Order on Refugees and Travel Ban - MPI Fact Sheet
Posted on 8 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

MPI, Feb. 2017 - "On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order that indefinitely suspends the resettlement of Syrian refugees, pauses the overall refugee resettlement program, and temporarily bars noncitizens from seven majority... Read More

Wa. Attorney General: Revised Travel Ban Still Subject to Injunction
Posted on 10 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Mar. 9, 2017 - "In documents filed in federal court Thursday, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson contends that the injunction he obtained blocking key sections of President Trump’s... Read More