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The Latest: Lawsuit challenges new restrictions on refugees

The Latest on legal challenges to President Donald Trump’s travel bans (all times local): 4:20 p.m. On the same day that a federal appeals court allowed part of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect, advocacy groups have filed a new lawsuit challenging the administration’s efforts to restrict or ban certain refugees from entering the U.S. HIAS, the International Refugee Assistance Project and other groups sued the administration Monday in U.S. District Court in Seattle, saying that Trump’s latest efforts to restrict refugees disproportionately affect Muslim refugees — and thus perpetuate the discriminatory Muslim ban that he promised as a candidate.

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