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Schneiderman challenges Trump travel ban

Jul 19, 2017 12:03 am
Rick Karlin reports in Capitol Confidential that New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, leading a coalition of sixteen Attorneys General, filed a new amicus brief July 17 in the Hawaii travel ban case, opposing the Trump administration’s application to stay last week’s district court order that the ban should not prevent grandparents and other close relatives of United States residents from entering the country. “Grandparents are family – and the courts agreed,” said Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. “Attorneys General will continue to do what it takes to protect those we serve – and ensure that families are not torn apart by President Trump’s unconstitutional, unlawful, and un-American ban.” Read the full story in Capitol Confidential.