US Supreme Court partially allows Trump’s travel ban

The Supreme Court on Monday lifted most of the injunctions placed on President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban by lower courts, allowing it to take effect. The court will also hear the case on the ban during this fall's term. The court allowed that the ban "may 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." The court went on to rule: "But when it comes to refugees who lack any such connection to the United States, the balance tips in favor of the government's compelling need to provide for the nation's security.”

The executive order bars travel to the US by citizens of six majority Muslim countries: Libya, Iran, Yemen, Syria, Somalia, and Sudan. Green-card holders are exempt from the ban.

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