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Donald Trump

Enjoining the Revised Refugee EO: The Hawaii District Court “Waters Down” the Separation of Powers

On Wednesday, Hawaii U.S. District Judge Derrick K. Watson converted his March 15, 2017 temporary restraining order enjoining two sections of President Trump's Revised Refugee Executive Order into a preliminary injunction that halted President Trump’s Revised Refugee Executive Order (EO) in its entirety.

Donald Trump

Impulsiveness, Law, and the Immigration Order

Mostly lost in the discussions about the courts’ blockage of President Trump’s Executive Order on immigration (EO) is that the trial judges simply granted a “Temporary Restraining Order” (TRO). A TRO doesn’t decide the substantive issues in a case but keeps the status quo intact until the court can examine those issues carefully.

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