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Chicago, NYC, LA File Brief In 4th Circ. Against Travel Ban

Law360, Chicago (April 20, 2017, 6:43 PM EDT) -- Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and others weighed in Wednesday against President Donald J. Trump’s updated immigration ban for six predominantly Muslim countries, telling the Fourth Circuit that lifting the injunction on the executive order would hurt city economies across the country.

In an amicus brief filed in Trump’s Fourth Circuit appeal of a lower court’s injunction against the executive order impacting travel and immigration from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, 31 cities and counties in states spanning the country told the court the order’s impact on national security can’t outweigh the damage it would cause.

The revised ban,...

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Appellate - 4th Circuit

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2440 Other Civil Rights

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March 17, 2017

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