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Judge Orders U.S. to Let In Immigrant Visa Holders

Saturday, February 04, 2017

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge has dealt another blow to President Trump's executive order barring some foreigners from coming into the United States, in a ruling that added to the confusion over the legality of the immigration measure.


Using more sweeping language than previous court rulings, Judge André Birotte Jr. of United States District Court here issued a temporary restraining order on Tuesday evening requiring the government to allow in people with valid immigrant visas from the seven majority-Muslim countries Mr. Trump sought to block. Continue Reading