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U.S. Supreme Court Okays Trump Travel Ban On 8 Countries

U.S. Supreme Court Okays Trump Travel Ban On 8 Countries

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The United States Supreme Court has okayed the Trump administration to fully enforce its revised ban on allowing entry to the United States by residents of eight countries, even as legal challenges are still heard by a federal appeals court.

Six of the countries — Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Chad and Somalia — are majority-Muslim nations. The other two are North Korea and Venezuela.

The announcement that the high court sided with the administration, which had requested a lifting of lower courts’ rulings preventing full enforcement of the travel ban, came in a terse order without explanation of its reasoning, reports npr.

The justices also said that they expect the Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to issue its ruling “with appropriate dispatch.”

Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor were dissenting votes.

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Ikenna Asomba

Ikenna Asomba is the Editor of Diplomatic Watch powered by Conduit Communications Limited, where he serves as Head, Media. He has knack for Developmental Journalism, a skill he has used to influence decisions of policy makers towards a better life for the people.

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