Polizette: Understanding the Legality of Trump’s Refugee Action

IRLI In The News

February 7, 2017

By Brendan Kirby

Experts say Washington judge overreached, administration has strong case for 9th Circuit

The Justice Department argued Monday that President Donald Trump had ample authority to impose a temporary ban on travelers from seven terrorism-compromised countries.

The department filed the written arguments to support its request that an appeals court overrule a federal judge in Seattle who put Trump’s executive order on ice Friday. The states of Washington and Minnesota argue that Trump acted unlawfully. … Read the full story by Brendan Kirby.

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