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State, Homeland Security Appeal Court Order Blocking Visa Ban

Oct. 29, 2020, 9:40 PM

The Trump administration is appealing a California federal court’s ruling that blocked the departments of State and Homeland Security from barring entry to the U.S. for certain temporary work visa holders.

Judge Jeffrey S. White from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Oct. 1 granted a preliminary injunction in a lawsuit brought by several large business groups, including the National Association of Manufacturers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which had argued that President Donald Trump exceeded his authority by imposing immigration restrictions in his June 22 proclamation.

Trump’s June 22 directivesuspended U.S. entry ...