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US judge blocks Trump executive order on refugee resettlement

10 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

The president's order said states, cities and towns must provide written consent to have refugees resettled there.
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Federal judge blocks Pres. Trump order on refugee resettlement

10 days ago   |   By ABC

The order would have allowed Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to reject the resettlement of new refugees.
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Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Executive Order Giving States ‘Veto Power' to Reject Refugees

10 days ago   |   By Time

The Trump administration can't give state and local governments the “veto power” to reject refugees from resettling within their borders, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order requiring resettlement agencies to get written consent from state and local officials in any jurisdiction where they want to help resettle refugees beyond June 2020.
In his 31-page ruling, Messitte said the agencies are likely to succeed in showing that November's executive order is unlawful because it gives state...
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U.S. judge blocks Trump order requiring local officials' consent to take refugees

10 days ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - A U.S. federal judge ruled on Wednesday to block an executive order by President Donald Trump that only allows refugees to be resettled if state and local officials agree to accept them.
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Judge Blocks Trump's Executive Order Allowing Local Officials To Reject Refugees

Judge Blocks Trump's Executive Order Allowing Local Officials To Reject Refugees

10 days ago   |   By NPR

The judge's order is blow for the White House, which essentially tried to give state and local government officials power to veto resettlement. The judge says it violates the Refugee Resettlement Act.
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Judge blocks Trump order allowing local governments to refuse refugees

10 days ago   |   By NBC News

The decision comes less than a week after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said his state would not accept new refugees, making it the first in the nation to do so.
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Alert: Federal judge blocks administration from enforcing order allowing state, local officials to reject resettling refugees

10 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

GREENBELT, Md. - Federal judge blocks administration from enforcing order allowing state, local officials to reject resettling refugees.
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