In response to Friday's court order, the U.S. Departments of State and Homeland Security said Saturday they had stopped enforcing Mr. Trump's executive order.
Washington became the first state to sue over the order that temporarily bans travel for people from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya and Yemen and suspends the US refugee program.
The State Department announced that they have reversed the cancellation of visas under President Donald Trump's executive order.
However attorneys representing the Trump administration argued that as president, he had broad powers and was within his right to issue an order that protects Americans.
That was footage-also given to Slate by Goldberg-of USA citizens telling stories of being kicked off of US soil as they attempted to get USA officials to abide by a court order and return the visas of these Americans' loved ones.
Although it is unclear what form of relief the Justice Department will seek, the White House said Friday that it wants an "emergency stay" of Robart's order.
U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle rejected a request by the federal government to put his temporary restraining order on hold.
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On the other side, people who support Trump's State Visit also launched a massive petition . A spokesman for May indicated the petition would have no bearing on the planned state visit.
"The constitution prevailed today", Mr Ferguson said after the ruling.
"The president's order is meant to protect the homeland and he has the constitutional authority and responsibility to protect the American people", Spicer said in the statement.
State lawyers worked around the clock last weekend against the backdrop of turbulent scenes at US airports, where immigrants were detained by federal officials unprepared to implement the president's directive.
The justice department filed an appeal earlier in the day to restore an executive order barring citizens from seven mainly Muslim countries and temporarily banning refugees, even as travellers raced to enter the country while the ban was lifted.
The State Department said earlier this week that about 60,000 visas had been previously revoked under Mr. Trump's travel ban.
"It's obviously an historic decision and an important one for the rule of law and for the people of the state of Washington and the people of our country". Some travelers overseas were turned back from flights into the United States, crowds of hundreds of people packed into arrival areas to protest and legal objections were filed across the country.