The legal fight over Trump’s executive order

Monday, Feb. 6: Read the brief against Trump’s travel ban from state attorneys general

Cali­for­nia and 14 oth­er states, along with the Dis­trict of Columbia, joined the grow­ing leg­al chal­lenge to Pres­id­ent Trump’s im­mig­ra­tion or­ders, fil­ing an amicus brief Monday sup­port­ing Wash­ing­ton state’s law­suit that ar­gues the dir­ect­ives tar­get­ing people from Muslim-ma­jor­ity coun­tries are un­con­sti­tu­tion­al. Those join­ing Cali­for­nia were Con­necti­c­ut, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Mary­land, Mas­sachu­setts, New Mex­ico, New York, Ore­gon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Is­land, Vir­gin­ia, Ver­mont and the Dis­trict of Columbia.