US Supreme Court approves Trump travel ban on six countries

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Indeed, Banzhaf also suggested that there is growing concern and recognition - even among supporters, and liberal papers like the New York Times - that the lower court decisions could be based upon a new jurisprudence called "TrumpLaw" aimed uniquely at this President; a method of judging cases which is aimed specifically at countering some of the practices of President Trump, even if this development means creating new legal principles and/or overlooking (or at least minimizing) other established ones.

The travel ban affects, to varying degrees, nationals of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen and Somalia.

Saleh's recent defection from the rebel camp and now his death shattered the alliance that had helped the Iranian-backed rebels, known as Houthis, rise to power in 2014 - giving the government and the Saudi coalition supporting it with airstrikes hope for a turning point in a stalemated war that has brought humanitarian disaster.

Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor were the only two justices who would have left the lower court orders in place.

It was the latest version of the "Muslim ban" that had previously targeted six Muslim-majority countries, but had been restricted by the US Supreme Court. "It suggests that from their understanding, the government is more likely to prevail on the merits than we might have thought".

In lawsuits filed in Hawaii and Maryland, federal courts said the updated travel ban violated federal immigration law.

Both appeals courts are dealing with the issue on an accelerated basis, and the Supreme Court noted it expects those courts to reach decisions "with appropriate dispatch".

But the action indicates that the high court might eventually approve the latest version of the ban, announced by President Donald Trump in September.

Somalis make up a significant portion of the immigrant population in Portland. It will allow the Trump administration to fully enforce its revised ban.

The exact circumstances were unclear: Houthi officials said their fighters killed him as he tried to flee the capital for his nearby hometown of Sanhan. This is the third one. "Federal judges are not". And at least one legal observer, Carl Tobias, who teaches at the University of Richmond School of Law, says that the government can now claim this is a temporary victory and that this might be an indicator that the court will side with the administration when all is said and done. And Jadwat says that Trump has repeatedly confirmed this.

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