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Hawai‘i to Pursue Legal Action on Travel Ban

Posted March 8, 2017, 08:40 AM HST
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Hawai‘i Attorney General Doug Chin confirmed yesterday, March 7, 2017, that the State of Hawai‘i intends to pursue legal action regarding President Donald Trump’s new travel ban, which was issued on Monday, March 6.

The state, together with the Department of Justice, asked Judge Derrick K. Watson for an expedited briefing schedule on a motion for a temporary restraining order. If Judge Watson agrees, this schedule will allow the court to hear the state’s motion before the new travel ban goes into effect on March 16, 2017.

The state anticipates filing a second amended complaint and a motion for temporary restraining order in the near future. Those documents will be available to the public after they have been filed in court.

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James Kong There are probably a thousand actionable items that violate the Constitution in the State alone; yet he's protecting questionable foreigners?March 08, 2017 08:50am
Byron Matthews Imagine if Democrats put as much effort into things that benefited AMERICANSMarch 08, 2017 08:59am
Jason Shafer What a POS!March 08, 2017 09:12am
Donald Klees Political expediency at it's finest! Apparently no real pressing matters IN the state of Hawaii so get involved in something to do exactly what!? Increase your own political capital maybe!? You're a state AG sparky and not the US AG so deal with it.March 08, 2017 09:23am
Kevin Soulek Sounds like he cares nothing for the people safety he is supposed to represent. All I want to know is when it became politically correct to support A religion that teaches hate.March 08, 2017 09:27am
Cathy Mathis I hope your voted out Chin and I also hope you have a plan to take care of all the new ppl you seem to value over the Hawaiian ppl who are already here , paying your salary which you surely don't deserve. Your a disgrace to the USA and all veterans. Have you noticed that our veterans need help ,? Have you noticed there's a housing shortage n overwhelming crime. Try dealing with that first before you invite more ppl into this state.March 08, 2017 09:32am
Jim Mattes The libtards will not be happy till the country is taken over by radical Islamic terrorists. Then they will be the first to be beheaded.March 08, 2017 10:10am
Francis Chong Empty vessels make the most noise.March 08, 2017 10:31am
Mary Mcandrew So sad.March 08, 2017 10:35am
Mary Mcandrew Aiding and abetting criminals. Comfort to the enemy.That's horrible.Treason.March 08, 2017 10:36am
Teddy Viv stop wasting our money on your politicl agendaMarch 08, 2017 10:41am
Maurice Florance III booooMarch 08, 2017 10:47am
Maurice Florance III more like itMarch 08, 2017 10:48am
Teresa Emmanuel How many refugees has Hawaii taken in? Not immigrants, refugees. Anybody know?March 08, 2017 12:44pm
Bud Crumpton May I ask where were you when Obama enacted the same ban? Why is it wrong for Trump to do what Obama did?March 08, 2017 01:38pm
Leonard Baltz ...you folks sound like one of them fun loving Christian KKK..lets go hang a nigger...if by some chance you live on the Island, why don't you make the Islands better and move to the mainland...March 08, 2017 03:42pm
Leslee Engler We take in a lot of refugees. They come from s. Pacific islands disappearing as the ocean level risesMarch 08, 2017 05:15pm
Yvonne Steenson Taylor Fix Hawaii first!! What a waste of time effort and money!March 08, 2017 06:12pm
Cyril Moniz Way to waste more taxpayer more money... jackasses...March 08, 2017 10:17pm
Teresa Emmanuel But no one from mud east?March 09, 2017 01:08am
Teresa Emmanuel But no one from mid east?March 09, 2017 01:08am
Shylo Saragosa This guy needs out. If you're not interested in American lives you shouldn't hold public office. This isn't some right wing conspiracy, the ideology of Islam is entirely incompatible with Western values, let alone human rights in general! Why aren't people seeing this??? I really don't get it. The libs and democrats are being nothing but "usefull idiots", to the one and only goal of Islam ~the advancement of Islam!!😡😡😢😢March 09, 2017 03:20am
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