Supreme Court Revives Parts Of Trump’s Travel Ban As It Agrees To Hear Case
The Supreme Court on Monday set a hearing on the Trump administration’s controversial travel ban for October. In the meantime, the executive order will largely go into effect.
The one exception is if an immigrant from any one of the six Muslim-majority countries articulated by the president in the travel ban – Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – has a legal relationship with a person, school, business or other entity in the U.S., they will not be banned. All other persons from those six countries will be subject to the travel ban.
“Between today and when the Supreme Court rules, the president’s travel ban will stay in effect,” Judge Napolitano on Fox News explained. “And all court rulings that have interfered with that travel ban are null and void as of today.” Continue Reading
The March 6 order called for a 90-day ban on travelers from Libya, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen and a 120-day ban on all refugees to enable the government to implement stronger vetting procedures. It was blocked by federal judges before going into effect on March 16 as planned.
Both bans are now due to partly go into effect in 72 hours, based on a memorandum issued by the Trump administration on June 14. source