Hawaii Judge Derrick Watson blocked the White House's third attempt to pass a travel and entry ban against the nationals of eight countries, Chad, Venezuela, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Yemen and Syria. The ban was scheduled to go into effect Wednesday October 18, 2017.
Judge Watson concluded that the exclusion of the 150 million nationals from these countries would be detrimental to the United States.
The Justice Department said they would appeal the ruling.
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