Ongoing Waiver Grants Doom Travel Ban Suits, Feds Say

Law360 (June 14, 2019, 6:20 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has urged a California federal court to toss litigation accusing it of failing to implement a waiver program for President Donald Trump's travel ban, saying there's evidence the program is in effect and that there hasn't been a "blanket denial" of waiver requests.

The government on Thursday submitted motions for either dismissal or 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...

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