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U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to reinstate Trump's travel ban

U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to reinstate Trump's travel ban

Another federal appeals court refused on Monday to lift a hold on President Trump’s travel ban, ruling that it lacked justification and violated a federal immigration law that prohibits discrimination based on nationality.

The unanimous, unsigned decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals provided a second legal basis for blocking Trump’s travel moratorium and delivered yet another major legal defeat to the Trump administration.

Other courts, including the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, have ruled that Trump’s ban violated constitutional protections against religious discrimination. The administration has appealed the 4th Circuit decision to the...

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