Breaking: The US Supreme Court just allowed the Trump Travel Ban to go into full effect. This was done before two Appeals Courts heard hearings on the Ban this week. Those hearings will still be allowed.

From NBC:

The justices, with two dissenting votes, said Monday that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts. The action suggests the high court could uphold the latest version of the ban that Trump announced in September.

The ban applies to travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. Lower courts had said people from those nations with a claim of a “bona fide” relationship with someone in the United States could not be kept out of the country. Grandparents, cousins and other relatives were among those courts said could not be excluded.

Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor would have left the lower court orders in place.

The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, will be holding arguments on the legality of the ban this week.

This is great news for President Trump. It also serves as a “warning” to lower courts, a warning that SCOTUS believes that the Travel Ban is lawful.

 

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