Reuters: Challenges to Trump’s immigration orders spread to more U.S. states

IRLI In The News

January 31, 2017

By Scott Malone and Dan Levine

Legal challenges to President Donald Trump’s first moves on immigration spread on Tuesday, with three states suing over his executive order banning travel into the United States by citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries.

Massachusetts, New York, Virginia and Washington state joined the legal battle against the travel ban, which the White House deems necessary to improve national security.

The challenges contend the order violated the U.S. Constitution’s guarantees of religious freedom. … Read the full story by Scott Malone and Dan Levine.

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