A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled that the Donald Trump administration must allow immigrants with visas from seven Muslim-majority countries into the U.S., going against an executive order from the president. In another blow to Trump's travel ban, Judge Andr� Birotte Jr. of United States District Court late Tuesday ordered U.S. officials to refrain from "removing, detaining or blocking the entry of plaintiffs or any other person ... with a valid immigrant visa," according to media reports. Officials at border controls have been blocking people from the seven countries in Trump's immigration ban from entering the U.S., even those with visas that allow them to legally reside in the country. Birotte's ruling follows similar decisions in at least four other states following Trump's executive order issued on Friday. The order enforced travel restrictions on people from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia and Libya -- predominantly Muslim nations -- for 90 days.
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