Kennedy granted a request from Trump administration lawyers Monday and temporarily blocked a 9th Circuit Court order that would have allowed more refugees to enter this country from six majority-Muslim nations.
The dispute taken to the justices Monday addresses how much of the travel ban can be enforced until the Supreme Court rules on the broader issues.
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Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall condemned the court's ruling on the prohibition on blocking refugees.
In a one-sentence order issued Monday afternoon, Justice Anthony Kennedy - who has jurisdiction over the 9th circuit - granted the government a temporary stay until Tuesday in order to give the challengers time to respond to the government's petition. Yet the Justice Department hasn't given any indication of awareness that the court might well dismiss the case without deciding whether the ban is legal. The Supreme Court in July largely upheld that ruling, though it put on hold the portion dealing with refugees.
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"This Court's ruling can not plausibly bear that construction, which would as a practical matter render the partial stay this Court granted as to the refugee provisions a dead letter", the administration said. Lower courts had blocked the ban, saying Trump overstepped his authority and unconstitutionally targeted Muslims. Last week, the 9th Circuit said that grandparents are close relatives and therefore - according to an earlier Supreme Court order - may not be denied entry under the disputed travel ban. It argued that the written assurances provided by resettlement agencies obligating them to provide services for specific refugees is not a bona fide relationship. By that point, the original 90-day travel ban will have lapsed and the 120-day refugee ban will have just a few weeks to run. Or he might extend the order on the grounds that the government has been unable to conduct reviews of vetting procedures - ostensibly what the halt in travel was meant to allow - without the ban fully in place.
The appeals court ruled that grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins of American citizens must also be included in the definition of close family and be accepted into the country.
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