Supreme Court Allows Full Enforcement of Trump Travel Ban

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court will allow full enforcement of President Donald Trump's travel ban on six mostly Muslim countries.In a legal order Monday, the Supreme Court allowed the president's travel ban to take effect while legal challenges move forward. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor were the two dissenting votes. Trump's ban restricts entry by people from six mostly Muslim countries, including Iran and Syria. Lower courts have ruled that people with a "bona fide" relationship with a family member or institution may not be banned from the country. But Monday's decision means that Trump may bar people from those countries, even if they have a relationship with someone in the U.S.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.  Continue reading...

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