Federal Appeals Court Allows Trump’s Travel Ban for Six Muslim-Majority Countries to Partially Go into Effect

The Los Angeles Times’s Jaweed Kaleem reports, “A federal appeals court Monday partially revived President Trump’s travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries, allowing it to go into effect against people without a ‘bona fide’ connection in the U.S., such as close family members.” Most individuals from Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Somalia, and Chad will be barred from entering the United States. Kaleem writes, “Judges have said the president’s bans either violated immigration law or were unconstitutional in discriminating against Muslims. The Trump administration has argued in federal courts that the bans fall within presidential power and are needed to protect Americans from potential terrorism.”

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