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Supreme Court Has Option to Duck Travel Ban Ruling

Supreme Court Has Option to Duck Travel Ban Ruling

With the travel restrictions expiring, the court has an easy way out because it could simply say that the case is no longer a live issue and therefore, in legal parlance, moot.

Trump Says Muslim Ban Should be ‘Larger, Tougher and More Specific’

Trump Says Muslim Ban Should be ‘Larger, Tougher and More Specific’

“But stupidly, that would not be politically correct!” the president tweeted.

Supreme Court Justice Temporarily Preserves Trump Refugee Ban

Supreme Court Justice Temporarily Preserves Trump Refugee Ban

The full Supreme Court could act within days.

Two Republican Senators Seek to Slash Legal U.S. Immigration

Grandparents Now Eligible To Enter U.S. Under Muslim Ban

A July 14 memo updated the definition of “close family” that are exempt from the Muslim ban laid down in President Trump’s March 6 executive order.

Judge Narrows Muslim Ban in Defeat for Trump

Judge Narrows Muslim Ban in Defeat for Trump

Ruling says Muslim ban cannot block grandparents and other relatives of U.S. citizens from entering the United States.

Judge Rejects Hawaii’s Bid to Exempt Grandparents From Muslim Ban

Judge Rejects Hawaii’s Bid to Exempt Grandparents From Muslim Ban

The government said after last month’s Supreme Court ruling that a “bona fide relationship” meant close family members only, such as parents, spouses, fiancés, siblings and children.

Trump Administration Defends Interpretation of Muslim Ban Ruling

Trump Administration Defends Interpretation of Muslim Ban Ruling

The highest court let the ban go forward with a limited scope, saying that it cannot apply to anyone with credible “bona fide relationship” with a U.S. person or entity.

Widespread Uncertainty as Muslim Ban Start Looms

Widespread Uncertainty as Muslim Ban Start Looms

The Supreme Court ruling exempted travelers and refugees who have a “bona fide relationship” with a person or entity in the United States.

Some Would-be Immigrants Left in Limbo after Supreme Court Muslim Ban Order

Some Would-Be Immigrants Left in Limbo After Supreme Court Muslim Ban Order

While the court said it would exempt travelers from the ban who have “bona fide relationships” with Americans, the ruling did not specify exactly what that means.

Muslim ban protest

Supreme Court Revives Muslim Ban

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.

Trump Lawyers Make Final Supreme Court Pitch on Muslim Ban

Trump Lawyers Make Final Supreme Court Pitch on Muslim Ban

The Supreme Court could now act at any time.

Trump Administration Amends Muslim Ban Date to Keep Legal Battle Alive

Trump Administration Amends Muslim Ban Date to Keep Legal Battle Alive

If the case was moot, the Supreme Court would have no reason to rule on it and lower court rulings against the administration would remain in place.

Trump Eyes Supreme Court after Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

Trump Eyes Supreme Court after Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

The nation’s top court, which leans conservative after the confirmation of Trump’s appointee Justice Neil Gorsuch, could act as soon as this week on his administration’s request to reinstate the order.

VISA, Another U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

Another U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Muslim Ban

The three-judge panel did not address whether it was unconstitutional discrimination against Muslims.

Jeff Sessions Offered to Resign, Sources Say

Jeff Sessions Offered to Resign, Sources Say

President Trump has been publicly lashing out at his own Justice Department, an unprecedented move for a president.

Trump Urges Tougher Muslim Ban

Trump Urges Tougher Muslim Ban

Last week the Trump administration rolled out new policies for those seeking a U.S. visa, asking for the social media handles they have used over the last five years and biographical information going back 15 years.

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Revive Muslim Ban

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Revive Muslim Ban

The nine justices are set to weigh whether Trump’s harsh election campaign rhetoric can be used as evidence that the order was intended to discriminate against Muslims.

Trump Muslim Ban Fight Heads Toward Supreme Court Showdown

Trump Muslim Ban Fight Heads Toward Supreme Court Showdown

The fate of President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban may soon be in the hands of the conservative-majority Supreme Court.

Muslim Bans Concern Students

Muslim Bans Concern Students

In 2015, at least 35 percent of graduate students at U.S. universities granting graduate degrees in science, engineering and health were foreigners, according to the National Science Foundation.

Judges Focus on Discrimination in Muslim Ban Hearing

Judges Focus on Discrimination in Muslim Ban Hearing

A reasonable person would see Trump’s statements as evidence of discriminatory intent, one attorney said.

Judges Hit Trump Lawyer over Muslim Ban

Judges Hit Trump Lawyer over Muslim Ban

Judge Robert King, named by Democratic former President Bill Clinton, said that Trump has never retracted previous comments about wanting to impose a ban on Muslims.

Appeals Court Set to Hear Arguments on Muslim Ban

Appeals Court Set to Hear Arguments on Muslim Ban

Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union, representing the challengers, said in court papers that Trump’s comments before the election cannot be ignored.

Number of U.S. Visas to Citizens of Trump Muslim Ban Nations Drops

Number of U.S. Visas to Citizens of Trump Muslim Ban Nations Drops

Immigration lawyers said that although the travel bans have been halted by courts for now, the administration’s vow to put stricter controls on immigration is likely to have changed how U.S. consulates evaluate visa applicants.

State Realign in Legal Battle over Trump’s Muslim Ban

States Realign in Legal Battle over Trump’s Muslim Ban

Sixteen Democratic state attorneys general and D.C. are now backing Hawaii in its bid to block the Muslim ban.