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Updated at 3:30 a.m. ET Thursday

Hours after a federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide temporary restraining order against President Trump's travel ban, U.S. District Court Judge Theodore D. Chuang, in Maryland, issued a nationwide preliminary injunction prohibiting the enforcement of the 90-day ban against travelers from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Chuang's order denies the plaintiffs' request to block other parts of Trump's March 6 executive order, including the temporary ban on refugees.

Pope Francis shakes hands with then Speaker of the House John Boehner during a speech before Congress in 2015.
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For many, hot button issues such as Trump's travel ban, undocumented immigration and refugee resettlement are not just matters of politics, they are a matters of faith. We talk to faith leaders in the Columbus community.

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Updated at 4:06 p.m. ET

Washington state is asking a federal judge to apply the restraining order that temporarily halted President Trump's initial travel ban to the revised ban he signed Monday.

Updated 1:28 a.m. ET Thursday

Hawaii is the first state to file a lawsuit to stop President Trump's revised executive order limiting travel from six majority-Muslim countries.

Attorneys for the state filed the lawsuit late Wednesday in federal court in Honolulu.

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With shouts of “Refugees are welcome here” and “No racism, we’re done with that," constituents of U.S. Senator Rob Portman gathered outside his Columbus office on Tuesday to protest President Trump's revised travel ban.

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Feb 13, 2017
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A proposal that would ban Ohio cities from adopting "sanctuary city" protections for immigrants illegally residing in the country will soon be heading to the Ohio legislature. Gov. John Kasich spoke out against sanctuary cities on Wednesday, siding with President Donald Trump's stance opposing enacting special protections for immigrants. Join us as we discuss this and the latest in Ohio and national political news with a panel of reporters.

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A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had tough questions Tuesday for both sides arguing over the future of President Trump's executive order barring refugees and citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States.

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Columbus has passed a plan barring city employees from traveling to North Carolina on non-essential business in a show of support for the transgender community.

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