Gov't Can't Escape Travel Ban Waiver Cases, Judge Told

Law360 (June 28, 2019, 5:55 PM EDT) -- The government should face allegations over its waiver program for President Donald Trump's travel ban because its recent dismissal bid is "largely a rehash" of arguments that have already been rejected, a California federal court was told Thursday.

Earlier this month, the government asked U.S. District Judge James Donato to dismiss or grant summary judgment in a pair of potential class actions accusing it of violating the Administrative Procedure Act by failing to abide by its own guidance of granting individual waivers of the travel ban in certain cases. The State Department has provided guidance to consular officers regarding waivers, who...

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