883 F.3d 233 (4th Cir. 2018), 17-2231, International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump

Docket Nº:17-2231, 17-2232, 17-2233, 17-2240
Citation:883 F.3d 233
Opinion Judge:GREGORY, Chief Judge
Party Name:INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE ASSISTANCE PROJECT, a project of the Urban Justice Center, Inc., on behalf of itself and its clients; HIAS, Inc., on behalf of itself and its clients; John Does #1 & 3; Jane Doe #2; Middle East Studies Association of North America, Inc., on behalf of itself and its members; Muhammed Meteab; Arab American Association of New...
Judge Panel:Before GREGORY, Chief Judge, NIEMEYER, MOTZ, TRAXLER, KING, AGEE, KEENAN, WYNN, DIAZ, FLOYD, THACKER, and HARRIS, Circuit Judges, and SHEDD, Senior Circuit Judge. GREGORY, Chief Judge, with whom Judge Wynn joins as to Part I, concurring: BARBARA MILANO KEENAN, Circuit Judge, with whom Judge Wynn ...
Case Date:February 15, 2018
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
 
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883 F.3d 233 (4th Cir. 2018)

INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE ASSISTANCE PROJECT, a project of the Urban Justice Center, Inc., on behalf of itself and its clients; HIAS, Inc., on behalf of itself and its clients; John Does #1 & 3; Jane Doe #2; Middle East Studies Association of North America, Inc., on behalf of itself and its members; Muhammed Meteab; Arab American Association of New York, on behalf of itself and its clients; Yemeni-American Merchants Association; Mohamad Mashta; Grannaz Amirjamshidi; Fakhri Ziaolhagh; Shapour Shirani; Afsaneh Khazaeli; John Doe #4; John Doe #5, Plaintiffs-Appellees,

and

Allan Hakky; Samaneh Takaloo; Paul Harrison; Ibrahim Ahmed Mohomed, Plaintiffs,

v.

Donald J. TRUMP, in his official capacity as President of the United States; United States Department of Homeland Security; Department of State; Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Kirstjen M. Nielsen, in her official capacity as Secretary of Homeland Security; Rex Tillerson, in his official capacity as Secretary of State; Daniel R. Coats, in his official capacity as Director of National Intelligence, Defendants-Appellants. The American Center for Law and Justice; Alabama; Immigration Reform Law Institute; Arkansas; Arizona; Florida; Kansas; Louisiana; Missouri; Ohio; Oklahoma; South Carolina; Texas; West Virginia, Amici Supporting Appellant, T.A., A U.S. Citizen of Yemeni Descent; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center; New York; California; Connecticut; Delaware; Illinois; Iowa; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; New Mexico; Oregon; Rhode Island; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; District of Columbia; Cato Institute; Muslim Justice League; Muslim Public Affairs Council; Council on American-Islamic Relations, California; Immigration Equality; The New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project; The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance; The LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles; The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York; Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago; GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders; Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom; Immigration Law Professors on Statutory Claims; City of Chicago; City of Los Angeles; City of Philadelphia; U.S. Conference of Mayors; International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute; The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee; National Asian Pacific American Bar Association; Civil Rights Organizations; International Labor Organizations; Scholars of Immigration Law; Members of Congress; Professors of Federal Courts Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, and Immigration Law; Colleges and Universities; Interfaith Group of Religious and Interreligious Organizations and Clergy Members; Technology Companies; International Law Scholars and Nongovernmental Organizations; Karen Korematsu; Jay Hirabayashi; Holly Yasui; Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law & Equality; Civil Rights Organizations; National Bar Associations of Color; City of New York; Massachusetts Technology Leadership Counsel, Inc., Amici Supporting Appellee. Iranian Alliances Across Borders; Jane Doe #1; Jane Doe #2; Jane Doe #3; Jane Doe #4; Jane Doe #5; John Doe #6; Iranian Students’ Foundation, Iranian Alliances Across Borders Affiliate at the University of Maryland College Park, Plaintiffs-Appellees,

v.

Donald J. Trump, in his official capacity as President of the United States; Kirstjen M. Nielsen, in her official capacity as Secretary of Homeland Security; Kevin K. McAleenan, in his official capacity as Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection; L. Francis Cissna, in his official capacity as Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; Rex Tillerson; Jefferson B. Sessions III, in his official capacity as Attorney General of the United States, Defendants-Appellants. The American Center for Law and Justice; Alabama; Immigration Reform Law Institute; Arkansas; Arizona; Florida; Kansas; Louisiana; Missouri; Ohio; Oklahoma; South Carolina; Texas; West Virginia, Amici Supporting Appellant, T.A., A U.S. Citizen of Yemeni Descent; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center; New York; California; Connecticut; Delaware; Illinois; Iowa; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; New Mexico; Oregon; Rhode Island; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; District of Columbia; Cato Institute; Muslim Justice League; Muslim Public Affairs Council; Council on American-Islamic Relations, California; Immigration Equality; The New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project; The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance; The LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles; The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York; Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago; GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders; Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom; Immigration Law Professors on Statutory Claims; City of Chicago; City of Los Angeles; City of Philadelphia; U.S. Conference of Mayors; International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute; The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee; National Asian Pacific American Bar Association; Civil Rights Organizations; International Labor Organizations; Scholars of Immigration Law; Members of Congress; Professors of Federal Courts Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, and Immigration Law; Colleges and Universities; Interfaith Group of Religious and Interreligious Organizations and Clergy Members; Technology Companies; International Law Scholars and Nongovernmental Organizations; Karen Korematsu; Jay Hirabayashi; Holly Yasui; Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law & Equality; Civil Rights Organizations; National Bar Associations of Color; City of New York; Massachusetts Technology Leadership Counsel, Inc., Amici Supporting Appellee. Eblal Zakzok; Sumaya Hamadmad; Fahed Muqbil; John Doe #1; Jane Doe #2; Jane Doe #3, Plaintiffs-Appellees,

v.

Donald J. Trump, in his official capacity as President of the United States; United States Department of Homeland Security; United States Department of State; Kirstjen M. Nielsen, in her official capacity as Secretary of Homeland Security; Rex Tillerson, in his official capacity as Secretary of State, Defendants-Appellants. The American Center for Law and Justice; Alabama; Immigration Reform Law Institute; Arkansas; Arizona; Florida; Kansas; Louisiana; Missouri; Ohio; Oklahoma; South Carolina; Texas; West Virginia, Amici Supporting Appellant, T.A., A U.S. Citizen of Yemeni Descent; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center; New York; California; Connecticut; Delaware; Illinois; Iowa; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; New Mexico; Oregon; Rhode Island; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; District of Columbia; Cato Institute; Muslim Justice League; Muslim Public Affairs Council; Council on American-Islamic Relations, California; Immigration Equality; The New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project; The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance; The LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles; The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York; Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago; GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders; Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom; Immigration Law Professors on Statutory Claims; City of Chicago; City of Los Angeles; City of Philadelphia; U.S. Conference of Mayors; International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute; The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee; National Asian Pacific American Bar Association; Civil Rights Organizations; International Labor Organizations; Scholars of Immigration Law; Members of Congress; Professors of Federal Courts Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, and Immigration Law; Colleges and Universities; Interfaith Group of Religious and Interreligious Organizations and Clergy Members; Technology Companies; International Law Scholars and Nongovernmental Organizations; Karen Korematsu; Jay Hirabayashi; Holly Yasui; Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law & Equality; Civil Rights Organizations; National Bar Associations of Color; City of New York; Massachusetts Technology Leadership Counsel, Inc., Amici Supporting Appellee. International Refugee Assistance Project, a project of the Urban Justice Center, Inc., on behalf of itself and its clients; HIAS, Inc., on behalf of itself and its clients; John Does #1 & 3; Jane Doe #2; Middle East Studies Association of North America, Inc., on behalf of itself and its members; Muhammed Meteab; Arab American Association of New York, on behalf of itself and its clients; Yemeni-American Merchants Association; Mohamad Mashta; Grannaz Amirjamshidi; Fakhri Ziaolhagh; Shapour Shirani; Afsaneh Khazaeli; John Doe #4; John Doe #5, Plaintiffs-Appellants,

and

Paul Harrison; Ibrahim Ahmed Mohomed; Allan Hakky; Samaneh Takaloo, Plaintiffs,

v.

Donald J. Trump, in his official capacity as President of the United States; United States Department of Homeland Security; Department of State; Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Kirstjen M. Nielsen, in her official capacity as Secretary of Homeland Security; Rex Tillerson, in his official capacity as Secretary of State; Daniel R. Coats, in his official capacity as Director of National Intelligence, Defendants-Appellees. T.A., A U.S. Citizen of Yemeni Descent; Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center; New York; California; Connecticut; Delaware; Illinois; Iowa; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; New Mexico; Oregon; Rhode Island; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; District of Columbia; Cato Institute; Muslim Justice League; Muslim Public Affairs Council; Council on American-Islamic Relations, California; Immigration Equality; The New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project; The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance; The LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles; The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York; Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago; GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders; Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom; Immigration Law Professors on Statutory Claims; City of Chicago; City of Los Angeles; City of Philadelphia; U.S. Conference of Mayors;
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