The Supreme Court has given President Donald Trump the go-ahead to implement the newest version of his travel ban policy in its entirety.
Lower court rulings had exempted from the travel restrictions foreigners with "bona fide" family or business or educational ties to the United States, but the justices issued a stay Monday that allows Trump to carry out the new policy even on those with U.S. connections, at least for now.
The third iteration of Trump's travel ban sought to limit to varying degrees issuance of visas for travel to the U.S. by citizens of eight countries, six of which are majority Muslim.
Two liberal justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor, indicated they would have denied the Trump administration request to fully implement the policy, which Trump issued by proclamation in September.
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