Raúl Torrez | Attorney General

AG Balderas Applauds Ninth Circuit Court Ruling to Not Reinstate President Trump’s Illegal Travel Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2017

Contact: James Hallinan (505) 660-2216

Albuquerque, NM – New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas released the following statement in response to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denial of the Trump Administration’s request to reinstate the illegal travel ban:

“President Trump’s travel ban is unconstitutional, immoral and un-American, and I applaud the Court for enforcing the rule of law,” said Attorney General Hector Balderas. “New Mexico has welcomed hundreds of students, scholars, doctors, scientists, researchers and other lawful visaholders from countries affected by this unlawful order, and we will continue to do so.”

For background information:  https://nmdoj.flywheelsites.com/uploads/PressRelease/48737699ae174b30ac51a7eb286e661f/AG_Balderas_Joins_Legal_Battle_Against_President_Trump%E2%80%99s_Illegal_Travel_Ban_1.pdf

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