The Federal court of the state of Hawaii in Honolulu has introduced a nationwide ban on the entry into force of the new decree of the President of Donald trump toughening of the migration policy of the country, reports Reuters.
According to the Agency, U.S. district judge derrick Watson took the decision to suspend the decree before its entry into force throughout the country. He issued his order after examining the relevant request of the authorities of the state.
As informs local edition of Hawaii News Now, citing a state attorney General Douglas Chin, the Muslim population living on the territory of the United States, needs to be protected along with other national groups.
“There is a Muslim population living in the state, and they are the group that should be protected the same as any other group — said the Prosecutor General. – What makes Hawaii special is its ethnic diversity.”
This is not the first time a Federal judge suspends the migration presidential decree. In late January, a court in Brooklyn has allowed a temporary stay of citizens who have been detained in the United States, bypassing adopted on 27 January the first version of the migration law trump.
The presidential decree, which was to enter into force at 07:00 GMT on 16 March, provides for a temporary 90-day ban residents from six Muslim countries — Syria, Sudan, Iran, Libya, Somalia and Yemen — to enter the territory of the United States. With the exception of the citizens of these countries, which at the time of signing of the decree has already been issued a U.S. visa or a residence permit. Of restrictions on the admission of refugees, thus, remained unchanged 120 days.
From the blocking list in the new version of the legislative instrument have been excluded Iran. In addition to the prohibitions, the decree allows all the refugees who are already in the U.S., to remain within the country. The number of newly arrived migrants authorities restricted to 50 thousand people.
Also the initiative to challenge the new immigration decree made after a couple of days after it was signed, the States of new York and Washington. The attorney General of new York Eric Schneiderman, in turn, issued a “legal guide” legal counter-decree. The attorney General has advised the police not to ask about the immigration status of a person, except in cases of investigation of illegal activities.