Federal Judge in Hawaii Further Weakens Trump’s Travel Ban

The ruling expanded the list of family relationships that can be used as part of a visa application by people in six affected countries.

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In another setback for President Donald Trump, a federal judge in Hawaii has further weakened his already diluted travel ban by vastly expanding the list of family relationships with U.S. citizens that visa applicants can use to get into the U.S. The ruling is the latest piece of pushback in the fierce fight set off by the ban Trump first attempted in January. It will culminate with arguments in front of the U.S. Supreme Court…

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