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Maryland ACLU joins lawsuit on travel ban implementation

Maryland ACLU joins lawsuit on travel ban implementation

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland joined a nationwide lawsuit on Wednesday in an effort to learn more about the implementation of President Donald Trump’s travel ban.

Forty-one ACLU affiliates filed the suit, alleging U.S. Customs and Border Protection had not adequately responded to a request for documents filed this year under the Freedom of Information Act.

Trump signed the executive order imposing a ban on seven predominately Muslim nations on Jan. 27, drawing protests at airports as well as legal challenges. The White House issued a revised order in March, which has also been temporary blocked in court.

The ACLU, in this most recent lawsuit, is...

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