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Appeals court upholds Hawaii’s challenge of travel ban

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin, left, embraced Hakim Ouansafi, chairman of the Muslim Association of Hawaii, during a news conference Monday outside Chin’s office in Honolulu.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    State Attorney General Douglas Chin on Monday discussed a ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirming Hawaii federal District Judge Derrick Watson’s injunction blocking implementation of the Trump administration’s travel ban.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ruled in favor of Hawaii’s challenge of President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, setting up a likely face-off before the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more

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