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Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered
Sandy Vega | 28 June, 2017, 04:29

The Supreme Court of the United States will hear full arguments on President Donald Trump's travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries while letting parts of it go into effect.

The US Supreme Court on Monday partially reinstated Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, prompting the president to claim a victory for national security.

A 120-day ban on refugees also is being allowed to take effect on a limited basis.

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear the Trump administration's appeals of lower court rulings blocking the travel ban.

"As president, I can not allow people into our country who want to do us harm", Trump said in a statement.

Visa applicants without a "bona fide relationship with a person or entity" in the US.

Not yet. The court's ruling on the travel ban applies only between now and when the justices make a final ruling, which might not come until late fall.

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he's disappointed that the Supreme Court upheld portions of Trump's travel ban.

The court made a decision to reinstate part of the travel ban on Monday.

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It could also mean more lawsuits if advocates for immigrants believe the administration is going beyond the Supreme Court's guidelines in barring visitors to the United States. This includes university students, employees of American companies and family members of American residents. If people from those countries don't have a bona fide connection to someone in the United States they'll likely be turned away.

"This is a complete defeat for the extremists on the other side", he said, "including some of the other courts who stuck the whole thing down and didn't bother to think about whether people who have no contact with the US even have the right to raise this".

But the decision nonetheless marks a win for the Republican leader, who has insisted the ban is necessary for national security, despite criticism that it singles out Muslims in violation of the United States constitution.

The State Department has said that the few remaining refugees to be admitted this year will not have to prove a "bona fide relationship".

Critics say his campaign rhetoric of the need for a "Muslim ban" indicates he is violating the country's principle of religious freedom.

But who qualifies for each of those categories will be up to the administration and individuals denied entry might challenge those decisions in the courts.

But the nation's highest court took a more nuanced view, allowing the ban on travelers from Libya, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen and the suspension of the refugee program.

Since the US began its system of vetting refugees in 1980, not a single person accepted as a refugee has been involved in a successful deadly attack on the United States.

What did the court decide about Trump's travel ban? The court ordered that the final merits of the case shall be argued before it as the first case when the court convenes its new term in October.

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