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Uncertainty looms as Trump travel ban resurrected

The United States Supreme Court is to consider the legality of President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from several countries where the majority of the population is Muslim, however it can be used to block some people from entering the US in the meantime.

In January Trump introduced bans on travelers and refugees from Iran, Libya, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. He said the government needed a pause while it reviewed and strengthened immigration and border-control policies.

Federal courts struck down the original plan, saying that it was based on unconstitutional discrimination against Muslims, and then did the same to a revised version that was meant to address that issue.

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