ATG NEWS RELEASE: Attorney General Doug Chin opposes Executive Order on immigration

Posted on Jan 29, 2017 in Latest News

HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin has joined 17 other state Attorneys General opposing the White House’s Executive Order on immigration.  The statement reads in part:

“As the chief legal officers for over 130 million Americans and foreign residents of our states, we condemn President Trump’s unconstitutional, un-American and unlawful Executive Order and will work together to ensure the federal government obeys the Constitution, respects our history as a nation of immigrants, and does not unlawfully target anyone because of their national origin or faith.”

A copy of the full statement is attached to this release.

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For more information, contact:

Joshua A. Wisch

Special Assistant to the Attorney General

Phone: (808) 586-1284

Email: joshua.A.Wisch@hawaii.gov

Web: http://ag.hawaii.gov

Twitter: @ATGHIgov