A federal appeals court says the U.S. government hadn’t pointed to any evidence that anyone from the countries named in the executive order had committed a “terrorist attack” in the U.S.
The panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said, “Rather than present evidence to explain the need for the executive order, the government has taken the position that we must not review its decision at all. We disagree, as explained above.”
Here is a look at some of our recent stories on the travel ban and the reaction from around Ohio
Kasich: ‘I don’t think we should have sanctuary cities’
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has had his disagreements with President Donald Trump but they agree on this: sanctuary cities are bad.
6 things to know about sanctuary cities
Did you know the concept of a sanctuary city dates back to medieval times
What is an executive order?
One of the powers a president can use that falls in a more gray area is that of executive order. It is not legislation, yet it can bring about policy changes in the country.
Debate over sanctuary cities in southwest Ohio
No Ohio cities appear on a national list of sanctuary cities compiled by a group that wants immigration restricted and Butler County Sheriff Richard K. Jones said he believes cities making that claim are mostly just “playing to their base.”
Jones said that cities such as Dayton are ‘sanctuary cities’ because they don’t enforce federal immigration law. The city denies it.
Lawmakers want to make Ohio a sanctuary state
Though it’s not likely to happen, some Democrats plan to introduce legislation to make Ohio a sanctuary state in opposition to some actions by Republicans
Local school district's financial books so bad state can't audit
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