White House changes date of travel ban amid Supreme Court review

White House changes date of travel ban amid Supreme Court review

White House changes date of travel ban amid Supreme Court review

The department had already appealed to the Supreme Court the first ruling by the US appeals court in Richmond, Virginia. Hopefully, all of that will soon change.

ABC News contributor Kate Shaw said Wednesday's memorandum "clarifies and amends the executive order, effectively neutralizing one of the plaintiffs' key arguments against both a stay and cert - that the order expired" on Wednesday.

Now, the DOJ is about to file the two last briefs in support of its case, and attorneys at the justice department are surely hoping Trump won't talk or tweet about it, or taunt the high court before they file.

The Court could take the unusual step of holding a hearing in late June and trying to resolve this case before they leave town for the summer.

But if the conservative majority on the Supreme Court is inclined to stay within the "four corners" of the executive order's text and not broadly consider the motivation behind it, the 9th Circuit shows it still can not be upheld. In a March press call ASTA SVP Government and Industry Affairs Eben Peck said, "I think we're going to look at letting the dust from both bans settle a bit".

The Ninth Circuit, however, had upset Rule 23 (f)'s balance.

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The justices are considering the administration's request to reinstate its ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries.

U.S. Chief Circuit Judge Roger Gregory wrote that the text of Trump's executive order, which was challenged in courts across the country for targeting members of a particular faith, "speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination".

In spite of the stays issued by these federal courts, immigration and tourism to the us has slowed since the initial executive order.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday set a new briefing schedule, meaning the highest court in the judicial branch in the coming days will decide whether to lift the temporary lower court injunction and whether to hear the Trump administration's appeal against the injunction that blocked the order's implementation.

What happens next? Under normal circumstances, their session would close at the end of June and there would not be hearings until the fall of 2017. The president revoked the initial executive order when he issued the revised executive order in March. That review can now go forward. The Supreme Court could then determine that the case is moot. "I think we can all attest that these are very risky times and we need every available tool at our disposal to prevent terrorists from entering the United States". Only time will tell.

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