[Updated - Jan. 30, 2017] State attorneys general wasted no time in responding to President Trump’s Executive Order banning refugees, particularly Muslim refugees, from war-torn Syria and other Muslim majority countries. 17 state attorneys general issued a joint statement condemning the actions as “unconstitutional, un-American and unlawful.”
- New York attorney general on how he's fighting Trump's travel ban (Video), CBS News This Morning (Jan 30, 2017).
- Press Release, Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office, Seventeen Attorneys General condemn un-American executive order, vow to protect individual freedoms from federal government (Jan. 29, 2017).
- Press Release, New York Attorney General's Office, A.G. Schneiderman to DHS, CBP: Provide a List of All Individuals Currently Detained at JFK (Jan. 29, 2017).
- Press Release, Virginia Attorney General's Office, Attorney General Herring Formally Requests Information on Detentions in Virginia Resulting From Immigration Executive Order (Jan. 29, 2017).
- Dan Levine, States discussing lawsuit over Trump immigration order, Reuters (Jan. 29, 2017).
- Nigel Jaquiss, Oregon AG Says Trump's Executive Order Banning Immigrants from Muslim Countries is "Illegal," Willamette Week (Jan. 28, 2017).
- Gov. McAuliffe: Virginia Will Try to Challenge Trump's Executive Order Banning Refugees, NBC 4 Washington D.C. (Jan. 28, 2017).