US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban
The justices ruled 5-4 that the most recent version of the ban, which the administration claims is justified by national security concerns, was valid.
The version at issue includes North Korea with the five mainly Muslim nations -- Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen.
Certain officials from Venezuela are also targeted by the measure. The Supreme Court allowed it to go largely into effect in December while the legal challenge continued.
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The court held that the challengers had failed to show that the ban violates either US immigration law or the US Constitution’s First Amendment prohibition on the government, favouring one religion over another.
The decision was lauded by Trump with a Wow!.
SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS TRUMP TRAVEL BAN. Wow!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 26, 2018
Trump issued his first version just a week after taking office in January 2017, though it was quickly halted by the courts.
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