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Few answers on Trump’s travel ban as launch deadline looms

The Supreme Court on Monday revived parts of President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries.A full hearing on the issue is set for October.It’s unclear what will ultimately constitute a “bona fide relationship”, though the ruling suggested that an American job, school enrollment or a close relative could meet that threshold.Trump has since revised his order so it will only affect the issuance of new visas to people in Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.The court also agreed to take up a case that touches on Kennedy’s landmark 2015 opinion clearing the way for same-sex marriage. But Trump does business in Saudi Arabia, not in the six banned countries. During the 2016 presidential race, Trump campaigned for “a total and complete shutdown” of Muslims entering the United States.He urged the Trump administration to include refugee service providers as well as national security and immigration experts in a timely, transparent and efficient review of the existing refugee resettlement program.A lecturer invited to speak before an American audience.As noted in our previous alert on this issue, on June 1, 2017, the United States Department of Justice filed an emergency request to the United States Supreme Court asking that it reinstate key provisions of the “Executive Order Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” issued on March 6, 2017 (the “new E.O.”).”A foreign national who wishes to enter the United States to live with or visit a family member … clearly has such a relationship”. He said his group has no idea how the administration plans to judge family relationships and a hard line could mean a significant number of Iranians will be kept out the country for the time being.In response, the Trump administration said it would ask the Supreme Court to review the appellate decision upholding the stay blocking enforcement of the March 6 executive order.Like the fate of would-be tourists and scholars, the immediate future for refugees is murky. In its ruling which put further issues related to the travel ban on its fall agenda, the court in effect gave notice that Mr. Trump will probably prevail when the cases in question come before it. The ban against citizens in six majority-Muslim countries is still on hold as applied to non-citizens with bona fide relationships in the U.S.Take the travel ban for instance.Trump’s temporary halt on the United States refugee programme will also be allowed to go partially into effect, but refugees with connections to relatives in the USA will still be allowed, the court said.Immigrant rights advocates welcomed the ruling for showing that the president’s authority on immigration is not absolute and ensuring people with connections in the USA will be allowed to enter. At that time, the court could endorse its current view of the travel ban or it could do something different.There may be less confusion as the ban is partially reinstated.”Today’s unanimous Supreme Court decision is a clear victory for our national security”, Trump said in a statement released by the White House, adding: “Today’s ruling allows me to use an important tool for protecting our Nation’s homeland”. Find her work at http://apne.ws/2svihLQ.Two federal appeals courts have blocked critical parts of the order.But the court’s ruling also put pressure on officials to press ahead with their review of the information other countries are able to gather on potential USA -bound travelers – which might ultimately produce more rigorous vetting procedures or a completely new ban.