Travel laws and regulations

March 11, 2017 - 6:46 am
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-WASHINGTON Federal judge not ready to rule on blocking new travel ban SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle who issued the order halting nationwide implementation of President Donald Trump's initial travel ban says he won't immediately rule on whether his restraining order...
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Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at a news conference about the state's response to President Trump's revised travel ban Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Seattle. Legal challenges against Trump's revised travel ban mounted Thursday as Washington state said it would renew its request to block the executive order. It came a day after Hawaii launched its own lawsuit, and Ferguson said both Oregon and New York had asked to join his state's legal action. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 10, 2017 - 8:26 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — In stepping up legal challenges to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, Democratic attorneys general are trying to use the court system to thwart the executive branch in the same way their GOP counterparts did under President Barack Obama. Washington state Attorney General...
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Framed by Islamic-style arches, Muslim Association of Hawaii President Hakim Ouansafi stands inside the library room of the group's building, Thursday, March 9, 2107, in Honolulu. The mosque has been serving Hawaii for nearly 50 years, according to the association. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
March 10, 2017 - 6:58 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has 5,000 or so Muslims— less than 1 percent of the state's population— who are finding themselves thrust into an international spotlight after the state's top lawyer launched a challenge to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, saying it contradicts the islands'...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2017 file photo, a security camera warning sign is seen at the Muslim Association of Hawaii in Honolulu. The state of Hawaii has become the first state to sue to stop President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. Attorneys for the state filed the lawsuit Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in federal court in Honolulu. The state had previously sued over Trump's initial travel ban, but that lawsuit was put on hold while other cases played out across the country. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, File)
March 10, 2017 - 4:54 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has 5,000 or so Muslims or less than 1 percent of the state's population. They now find themselves thrust into an international spotlight after the state's top prosecutor launched a challenge President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. State Attorney General Doug Chin says...
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Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at a news conference about the state's response to President Trump's revised travel ban Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Seattle. Legal challenges against Trump's revised travel ban mounted Thursday as Washington state said it would renew its request to block the executive order. It came a day after Hawaii launched its own lawsuit, and Ferguson said both Oregon and New York had asked to join his state's legal action. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 10, 2017 - 2:44 am
SEATTLE (AP) — In stepping up legal challenges to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, Democratic attorneys general are trying to use the court system to thwart the executive branch in the same way their GOP counterparts did under President Barack Obama. Washington state Attorney General...
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March 09, 2017 - 8:40 pm
CHINA-TRUMP TRADEMARKS UPDATE: China defends its decision granting trademarks to Trump SHANGHAI (AP) — China on Thursday defended its handling of 38 trademarks it recently approved provisionally for President Donald Trump, saying it followed the law in processing the applications at a pace that...
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Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at a news conference about the state's response to President Trump's revised travel ban Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Seattle. Legal challenges against Trump's revised travel ban mounted Thursday as Washington state said it would renew its request to block the executive order. It came a day after Hawaii launched its own lawsuit, and Ferguson said both Oregon and New York had asked to join his state's legal action. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 09, 2017 - 7:06 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Legal challenges against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban mounted Thursday as Washington state said it would renew its request to block the executive order and a judge granted Oregon's request to join the case. The events happened a day after Hawaii launched its own...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2017, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. President Trump’s revised travel ban will temporarily halt entry to the U.S. for people from six Muslim-majority nations who are seeking new visas, allowing those with current visas to travel freely, according to a fact sheet obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 09, 2017 - 7:00 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on Hawaii's lawsuit and legal efforts by other U.S. states challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson says President Donald Trump's revised travel ban has "the same illegal motivations as the...
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Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson listens to a question at a news conference the state's response to President Trump's revised travel ban Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Seattle. Legal challenges against Trump's revised travel ban mounted Thursday as Washington state said it would renew its request to block the executive order. It came a day after Hawaii launched its own lawsuit, and Ferguson said both Oregon and New York had asked to join his state's legal action. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 09, 2017 - 2:59 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Legal challenges against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban mounted Thursday as Washington state said it would renew its request to block the executive order. It came a day after Hawaii launched its own lawsuit, and Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said both...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. After spending months rehashing the brutal GOP primary and bragging about his victory, Trump has quietly launched a charm offensive, reaching out to former rivals whose help he now needs. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
March 09, 2017 - 9:26 am
LONDON (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino has reminded the Americans they have to guarantee full access to the country for players, officials and supporters if they bid for the 2026 World Cup. U.S. President Donald Trump has faced criticism over an executive order that bars new visas for people...
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