Trump’s New Travel Ban Hits Instant Hurdle

Donald Trump’s revised travel ban has received its first setback. A judge in Wisconsin has ruled that a Syrian woman and her three year old daughter should be allowed into the US. That’s despite a 90-day freeze on immigration from Syria and five other Muslim-majority countries. The woman’s husband, who’s already been granted asylum – was applying for his family to join him in the US. Meanwhile, a group of US states has failed in a legal bid to have the entire ban suspended immediately. In his ruling in Seattle, Judge James Robart – who suspended the first travel ban – has asked for more documentation before he makes a decision.

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