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Trump suffers second defeat as revised travel ban on hold

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge blocked President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban hours before it was to take effect, marking the second time courts have thwarted Trump’s efforts to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations. 964 more words

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Virginia joins lawsuit against revised travel ban

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY/AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is supporting Hawaii’s lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban.

Herring said in a release Tuesday that the Commonwealth is one of 13 states that filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in the District Court for Hawaii. 157 more words

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Governor signs bills aimed at stemming opioid epidemic

RICHMOND, Va. (AP/WAVY) — Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a set of bills that aim to stem Virginia’s growing opioid epidemic.

McAuliffe’s office said in a statement Thursday that among the measures he signed into law is one allowing community organizations to possess and dispense naloxone, an overdose-reversal drug. 132 more words

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HSBC borrowers to begin receiving payments in $470M settlement

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) — The Office of Attorney General Mark Herring announced Friday that former borrowers of HSBC Mortgage will begin receiving settlement payments in the coming weeks. 206 more words

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Virginia challenges President Trump's travel ban in federal district court

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WAVY) — The battle over President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban is heating up, with Virginia at the forefront.

On Friday, Attorney General Mark Herring and his team were reportedly the first to fight the controversial order in federal district court. 251 more words

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Federal Government Revoked 100,000 Visas, DOJ Lawyer Tells Court

In addition to the Temporary Restraining Order issued by a federal judge in Washington, the Trump administration got more bad news out of the Eastern District of Virginia yesterday: 481 more words

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Massachusetts and Virginia Join Lawsuits Against Federal Government Over Trump Executive Order

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced her office would be joining a lawsuit against the federal government over President Trump’s controversial executive order. The original plaintiffs were the ACLU of Massachusetts and private attorneys on behalf of two associate professors from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. 365 more words

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