Grandmother in Travel Ban Flap Arriving in US

HONOLULU — The Syrian grandmother during a core of Hawaii’s lawsuit severe President Donald Trump’s transport anathema on people from 6 mostly Muslim countries is approaching to arrive in Honolulu Saturday.

Ismail Elshikh, a imam of a Honolulu mosque, pronounced his 52-year-old mother-in-law Wafa Yahia perceived capitulation from a U.S. supervision several weeks ago. She is scheduled to arrive during Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Saturday dusk on a moody from San Francisco in a 28-hour tour that started in Lebanon, he said.

Elshikh is a plaintiff in Hawaii’s plea to a transport ban. The lawsuit argues that a anathema prevented his Syrian mother-in-law from visiting.

Related: Supreme Court Allows Broader Family Exceptions to Travel Ban

The formidable authorised wrangling over a transport anathema is ongoing. A sovereign appeals justice in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments after this month in a government’s interest of a judge’s statute in Jul that allows grandmothers and other family members of those in a U.S. who might enter a country.

Doug Chin


Doug Chin

The U.S. Supreme Court formerly authorised a scaled-back chronicle of a anathema to go into outcome before it hears a box in October. The justices exempted visa field from a anathema if they can infer a “bona fide” attribute with a U.S. citizen or entity.

“The news that Dr. Elshikh’s family is being reunited is one splendid impulse currently when adore trumped hate,” Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin pronounced in a statement. “In America, no competition should ever be excluded, no sacrament should ever be hated, and no family ever gets left behind.”

Yahia’s newcomer visa capitulation would not impact Hawaii’s lawsuit, Chin said: “So prolonged as this discriminatory and bootleg executive sequence is not struck down, a state of Hawaii and a residents are harmed.”

Two of Elshikh’s 5 children have never met her, he said. She final visited her family in Hawaii in 2005.

“Without a lawsuit, we couldn’t get a visa. Without this challenge, my children would not have been reunited with their grandma,” he said. “I still feel unhappiness for those who are still influenced by a Muslim ban, who are not as propitious as my family.”

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