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U.S. judge in Hawaii puts emergency halt on Trump's new travel ban | Reuters

 U.S. judge in Hawaii puts emergency halt on Trumps new travel ban
| Reuters

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson on Wednesday said he would put an emergency halt on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban that placed temporary U.S. entry restrictions on refugees and travellers from six Muslim-majority countries.

The new ban was set to go into effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday.

(Reporting by Mica Rosenberg)

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Updated Date: Mar 16, 2017 05:01:52 IST