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Maryland Federal Judge Strikes Second Blow To Immigration Ban

March 17th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Donald Trump's travel ban has been dealt a second blow after a federal judge in Maryland blocked a critical section of the order on Thursday (16 March).  While the ban had already been frozen nationwide by a Hawaii judge before it was set to take effect, the Maryland ruling is narrower in scope and comes hot on the heels of the previous ruling. US District Judge Theodore D Chuang declared that the updated version still targets Muslims and used Trump's comments advocating for a ban on Muslim immigration during the election campaign as evidence for its real intent. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, Speaking on WBAL Radio, agreed with the ruling saying it’s clear that it is a Muslim ban…





 

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