Bloomberg Takes Hiroshi Motomura’s Comments on State of Hawaii v. Trump

Professor Hiroshi Motomura gave comments to Bloomberg Politics on a case involving President Trump’s travel ban: State of Hawaii v. Trump. Hawaii has challenged the government’s enforcement of the executive order and asked for clarification on what a “bona fide” relationship is, the only type of familial connection protected for visa applicants and refugees under the ban. “It’s very clear that the Supreme Court had a broader definition of family in mind,” said Motomura in response to bona fide relationships being clarified as spouses, fiancés, children, and siblings.

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