US court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against Muslims

Supreme Court has allowed the restrictions to go into effect while litigation challenging the policy continues


Reuters February 15, 2018
Protesters gather outside the Trump Building at 40 Wall St. to take action against America’s refugee ban in New York City, U.S., March 28, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON: A US appeals court in Virginia ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries violates the US.

Constitution by discriminating on the basis of religion.The Richmond-based 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals became the second federal appeals court to rule against the ban, which was announced by Trump in September.

US Supreme Court to decide legality of Trump travel ban

The Supreme Court has allowed the restrictions to go into effect while litigation challenging the policy continues.

The high court is due in April to hear arguments on the legality of the ban and to issue a ruling by the end of June.

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COMMENTS (2)

Bunny Rabbit | 3 years ago | Reply their country their rules. if U dont like it , dont go there .
bogus | 3 years ago | Reply Consequences of Trump tweets. The reason for the selection of countries seems legit since the countries selected can't or won't do background checks on people - but Trump's tweets took the focus off of that.
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