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Fighting Travel Ban Risky for Dems in Trump States

The attorneys general of Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Iowa - key states for Trump in his presidential election victory - say they signed on to the legal action seeking to overturn the travel restrictions because of the potential impact of the presidential order on their states.
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Trump Calls Courts Political as Travel Ban Scrutinized

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco heard arguments on Tuesday on the Trump administration's challenge to a lower court ruling putting the temporary travel ban on hold. The appeals court said it would rule as soon as possible but not on Wednesday.
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Trump's Travel Ban Lowers Demand for Visits to U.S.

When the travel ban was in place from Jan. 28 to Feb. 4, bookings to the United States dropped 6.5 percent, including an 80 percent slump in reservations from the seven countries listed on Trump's order and a 13.6 percent drop from Western Europe.
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CA Leaders Respond to Trump's 'Out of Control' Comment

The state's top Democrats called Trump cruel and his proposals unconstitutional after the businessman-turned-politician threatened to withhold federal funding from the most populous U.S. state if lawmakers passed a so-called sanctuary bill.
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U.S. Court Will Hear Arguments on Trump's Travel Ban

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Monday asked lawyers for the states of Washington and Minnesota and the Justice Department to argue whether the ban should remain shelved. The court set oral argument for 3 p.m. PST on Tuesday.
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Nearly 100 Companies File Brief Opposing Travel Ban

The companies—including Apple Inc, Google Inc and Microsoft Corp—banded together late on Sunday to file a "friend-of-the-court" brief with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco arguing that the ban "inflicts significant harm on American business."
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Trump’s Travel Ban Inches Toward U.S. Supreme Court

The government now has until 3 p.m. PST on Monday to submit additional legal briefs to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco in support of Trump's order. A decision either way may ultimately result in the case reaching the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Concerned About Trump, Asylum Seekers Look to Canada

Canadian advocacy organizations are bracing for a greater influx of asylum-seekers, driven in part by the contrast between the ruling Liberal government's acceptance of Syrian refugees in Canada with Trump's anti-foreigner rhetoric.

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