State of Washington says to sue to stop Trump immigration order

January 30, 2017 20:24

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 30 - The state of Washington will go to federal court to challenge US President Donald Trump's executive order banning immigration from some Muslim-majority states, Attorney General Bob Ferguson said on Monday.

Washington will be the first state to take on the executive order. Technology companies Inc and Expedia Inc will support the suit, Ferguson told reporters on a conference call.

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