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Federal judge partially blocks Trump's latest refugee restrictions

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Federal judge partially blocks Trump's latest refugee restrictions

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. District Judge James Robart, a federal judge in Seattle, partially blocked U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest restrictions on refugee admissions on Saturday.

Robart said the refugee restrictions could not apply to refugees with “bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.”

In late October, the Trump administration effectively paused refugee admissions from 11 countries mostly in the Middle East and Africa, pending a 90-day security review

(Reporting by Yeganeh Torbati; Editing by Susan Thomas)

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