The president's new executive order takes effect tomorrow, suspending the refugee program and travel from six mostly Muslim countries. He cites national security; critics allege anti-Muslim bias.
When President Donald Trump signed an executive order on immigration and refugees last month, it was Washington state that led the legal battle to overturn it. Now, after a string of court rulings, it appears that the fight could be heading all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The legal challenge that would launch Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson into the vanguard of resistance against President Donald Trump's travel ban was already in the works as Ferguson flew home from Florida the morning after Trump issued his executive order.
local | Politics | Environment | News | Business | Economy | Oil Trains In The NorthwestOPB | July 29, 2016 9:56 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Washington’s Attorney General said Friday that he is opposed to a proposal for the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver, Wash.