// 10/21/17 //
A federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide injunction against President Trump’s revised travel ban, blocking the administration from enforcing key provisions of its policy (NYT, WSJ, LATimes).
- You can read the opinion here.
- Leah Litman breaks down the decision at Take Care.
- The administration now has the option to seek a delay from the Ninth Circuit or the Supreme Court, writes Lyle Denniston.
- The district court ruling is the first step in what is likely to be a prolonged legal battle, writes Ilya Somin at The Volokh Conspiracy.
- Travel ban litigation has spawned nationwide injunctions blocking the Trump administration, writes Ariane de Vogue at CNN, surveying legal commentary on the injunctions.
A judge for the U.S. District Court of the District of Maryland became the second federal judge to halt the implementation of President Trump’s latest travel ban (WaPo, NYT, The Hill).
The third travel ban, now blocked by federal district courts in Maryland and Hawaii, is vulnerable to most of the same legal challenges as its predecessors, writes Ilya Somin at The Volokh Conspiracy.
- Chad is on the list because it didn’t have the passport paper necessary to send a sample passport to Homeland Security (Slate).