Attorneys for the state of Hawaii have said in court filings that on Wednesday, they will seek a temporary restraining order against President Trump's revised executive order on travel from six Muslim-majority countries.
On Monday, after his original executive order was blocked multiple times in court, Trump signed a new order that restricts citizens of Iran, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, and Libya from receiving U.S. visas for at least 90 days, and bans all refugees for 120 days. "To be sure, the new executive order covers fewer people than the old one," Neal Katyal, a lead attorney for Hawaii, told CNN, but still, the new ban "suffers from the same constitutional and statutory defects." Hawaii is asking a judge that its request be heard before the new executive order goes into effect on March 16.
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