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Hawaii cleared to be 1st state to sue over new travel ban

Hawaii cleared to be 1st state to sue over new travel ban

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by March 10, 2017 World News

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Honolulu said Wednesday that Hawaii can move forward with filing what would be the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban.

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson granted the state’s request to continue with the case and set a hearing for March 15 — the day before Trump’s order is due to go into effect. It bars new visas for people from the six predominantly Muslim countries and temporarily shuts down the U.S. refugee program. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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