Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A Dozen States Back Travel Ban 3.0 At The Supreme Court

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTS8ZMA
A coalition of a dozen states led by Texas asked the U.S. Supreme Court to lift lower court injunctions forbidding enforcement of President Donald Trump’s proclamation on enhanced vetting, the latest iteration of his travel ban.
Federal courts in Hawaii and Maryland issued orders enjoining the proclamation in October. The proclamation was issued at the conclusion of a previous 90-day ban on the entrance of migrants from six countries with high instances of terrorism, which expired in late September.
“Through its latest travel ban, the Trump administration has taken significant and common-sense steps to upgrade vetting and national security procedures vital to protecting Texas and the rest of the country from terrorism,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said. “We’re hopeful the Supreme Court will agree with our coalition that the travel ban is lawful and constitutional, and should be enforced in its entirety.”
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