The Supreme Court has lifted much of the stay enforced by lower courts and will take up the case of Trump's travel ban in October.
The Golden State enacted the travel ban in response to North Carolina's controversial anti-transgender "bathroom bill" in January.
During his election campaign, Trump proposed a blanket ban on Muslims entering the United States.
Despite President Donald Trump pledging support for Christian communities in the Middle East, immigration agents have arrested dozens in Michigan.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cited a June 5 Trump tweet in its decision.
Trump’s use of the term "travel ban" and references to Muslims being its target have previously informed rulings against the executive order.
A federal appeals court in Virginia upheld a block on President Trump's travel ban on Thursday.
A U.S. appeals court refused on Thursday to reinstate his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority nations, calling it discriminatory
Trump capped refugee admissions at 50,000 for the 2017 fiscal year.
Trump fired Yates three days into his administration after she told justice department lawyers not to defend his executive order.
The White House is appealing orders blocking its travel ban. For a Sudanese airport worker in Minnesota, the result will be life-changing.
Only 19 percent of respondents from 16 nations were found to be excited, optimistic or hopeful about Trump’s presidency.
The enhanced security measures would be similar to a ban already imposed on airports in eight Middle Eastern nations.
Sessions had been dismissive toward a Hawaiian judge who opposed Trump’s travel ban.
Flights to five major U.S. cities are being cut.
Hawaii and other opponents of the ban claim it is based on Trump's election campaign promise of "a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States."
Hawaii's attorney general said the ban was like a neon sign flashing ‘Muslim ban’ that the government had not turned off.
North Korea's state-run media ran a commentary accusing the U.S. of being the "world's worst human rights abuser" for its sponsoring of wars and revolutions around the world.
Musicians from the Muslim-majority nations in Trump's original executive order combat bigotry and xenophobia on stage.
The Justice Department's first step would likely be filing an appeal in either or both of the state cases, an action likely to come within days.
The move was the latest blow to the administration's efforts to temporarily ban refugees as well as travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries.