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Virginia judge issues new injunction against Trump travel ban
February 14, 2017 / 2:47 AM / 10 months ago

Virginia judge issues new injunction against Trump travel ban

(Reuters) - A Virginia federal judge on Monday issued a preliminary injunction against President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority nations, the latest legal setback for the administration.

International travelers arrive at Logan Airport following a federal court's temporary stay of U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order travel ban in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. February 6, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema came in response to a request from the Commonwealth of Virginia. Brinkema said the Justice Department had responded to Virginia’s injunction request with “no evidence.”

Reporting by Dan Levine in San Francisco; Editing by Sandra Maler

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