The court agreed to review the decisions of two lower courts that blocked implementation of the president’s executive order barring for 90 days the entry into the United States of nationals from six Muslim-majority countries.
A Yes. The definition of a “bona fide relationship” is not clear yet, according to opponents of the ban.
The test appears to be new and unprecedented in the context of immigration, legal experts told ABC News. For people who want to come to the United States to work or study, “the relationship must be formal, documented and formed in the ordinary course, not for the objective of evading” the travel ban.
Never-Trump commentators would do well to reflect on the following statement in the per curiam ruling: “To prevent the Government from [suspending travel by] foreign nationals unconnected to the United States would appreciably injure its interests, without alleviating obvious hardship to anyone else”.
There may be less confusion as the ban is partially reinstated. “We can’t guarantee who these individuals are [who want to come to the U.S.] because we have no paperwork, no trail for them”. Similarly, the court stated that students who have been admitted to the University of Hawaii or a worker with an offer of employment from an American company would be exempt. He made the statement as chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration.
The county received 79 new arrivals in May, down about 23 percent from May’s total previous year, according to data from the U.S.
Passengers and crew arrive from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, at Washington Dulles International Airport, in Dulles, Va., June 26, 2017. But he says he’s encouraged the court will allow USA entry to those with a relationship with someone here. For persons with “close familial relationships” and for those with documented relationships with employers and schools, for instance, the injunctions against the order shall remain in effect pending final resolution of the cases.
The ban targets countries that in theory are sending us people who are “prone” to terror.
“But a partial reinstatement of the travel ban could still put people’s livelihoods at risk”, she wrote.
However, the Supreme Court decision isn’t permanent, with justices due to meet in October to decide whether the president’s policy should be upheld or struck down.
Trump’s executive order creating a travel ban and pausing the refugee resettlement program in the US was signed in late January.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions voiced confidence the government would prevail when the nation’s top judges hear the case.
“It’s the most routinely overturned court in the United States“.
“We see the 9-0 decision with zero dissensions as a slap in the face to those that would use the courts with a political agenda to undermine the security of USA citizens”, Deputy Assistant to the President Sebastian Gorka told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Arizona’s Morning News on Tuesday.
“The Trump Administration has insisted from the start that this executive order is not reviewable by the courts”. But she said that refugees who prove a “bona fide” connection to the US are not subject to that cap.
The justices, however, said the ban on travel can not be enforced against “foreign nationals who have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States“.
Trump called the decision “a clear victory for our national security”. President Trump signed the Executive Order on March 6, 2017, prohibiting the entry of foreign nationals to the United States of America from six countries with high instances of terrorism for a 90-day period.