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Why the 9th Circuit is an attractive target for GOP lawmakers

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| Splitting up the court would mean new judgeships. Those new judgeships would be filled by the Republican Senate, with nominees proposed by a Republican president.

California joins second lawsuit against Trump travel ban


Attorney General Xavier Becerra and 16 other attorneys general filed a friend of the court brief in the case of two men with Yemeni visas detained in Virginia.

LA says its staff won't help Trump create Muslim registry


The City Council voted 10–0 to approve a motion asking the city attorney to draft an ordinance prohibiting city staff from participating in or assisting with any request for information to create a registry of people based on their religion.

Yemenis head to LA as travel ban heads to appeals court


Twenty Yemeni immigrants whose travel to Los Angeles was halted by President Trump's ban will be flying to LAX, but uncertain if the restrictions will be reinstated.

Iranian Americans feel stuck, confused, afraid of travel ban


The ban has rattled Americans with ties to the listed countries, and its effects are perhaps most widespread among the country's thriving Iranian American community.

Court denies Trump request to immediately restore travel ban


An appeals court's denial of the request to reinstate a ban on travel from seven Muslim-majority countries means the legal fight will continue for days at least.

Iranian man lands at LAX after being sent to Dubai under Trump order


Ali Vayeghan was the only traveler so far under Trump’s order who has been allowed to return to the U.S. after being sent away, according to the ACLU.


Yemenis and relatives wait for visas despite LA court order


While one Iranian immigrant sent back by officials under President Trump's travel ban has been returned to Los Angeles, a group of Yemenis still await their visas.