Travel Ban

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RICHMOND, Va. — After the U.S. Supreme Court upheld in a Hawaii case President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several predominantly Muslim countries in 2018, the ruling appeared to shut down legal challenges that claimed the policy was rooted in anti-Muslim bias.

Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban

Jun 27, 2018

The impact of this week’s Supreme Court decision upholding the Trump administration’s Muslim travel ban is only beginning to be understood. It has far-reaching implications for immigration law and for the future exercise of Presidential power.  Hawaiʻi immigration lawyer John Egan sees the decision as one that opens the door to racism in national jurisprudence.



The Conversation: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Jun 27, 2018
Chris Jordan

Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban; Examining Hawaii Pesticide Ban; Helicopter Tour CEO Responds to Noise Complaints; Albatross Film

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The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the latest challenge to the Trump Administration’s third version of the travel ban. Hawai‘i continues to be at the forefront of this legal challenge, and another half dozen lawsuits against President Trump’s policies. HPR Reporter Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi has more.

The Conversation: Friday, October 20th, 2017

Oct 20, 2017

Former HPD Chief Arrested; Challenge to Travel Ban 3.0; Ethnic Inequality in Public Schools

The Conversation: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Jul 19, 2017
Wikimedia Commons

Aversion to the Homeless; Attorney-Client Privilege; Halting Invasive Algae

The Conversation: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Jul 18, 2017

Update on Travel Ban Legal Proceedings; Concerns Over Bio-Engineering; Hawaii’s Picture Brides

The Conversation: Monday, June 12th, 2017

Jun 12, 2017
Coastal Care

Travel Ban Ruling Upheld; Teacher Solicitation; Beach Erosion

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Audrey McAvoy/AP

Hawai‘i has become the first state to sue President Trump over his revised temporary travel ban. As Hawai‘i Public Radio’s Bill Dorman reports, the state’s attorney general filed a motion for a temporary restraining order to stop any enforcement of the latest executive order.