Hawaii Sues to Block Trump Travel Ban; First Challenge to Order

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A court filing from the office of the attorney general of Hawaii, Doug Chin, seeks a temporary injunction on the president’s travel ban.

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President Trump’s revised executive order barring citizens of six predominantly Muslim countries from traveling to the United States confronted its first legal challenge late Tuesday, the day after it was signed, when lawyers for the State of Hawaii asked a federal judge to block it temporarily.

The court filing from the office of the attorney general of Hawaii, Doug Chin, a Democrat, may signal a wave of legal assaults on Mr. Trump’s second take on the travel ban, which preserves the fundamentals…

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