Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban

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Dr. Ashwaq Al Hashedi has been in Montreal since 2012

The move prompted protests and legal challenges which blocked implementation of the ban.

The proposed ban affects six Middle Eastern countries that have links to the promotion of terrorism or where terrorists have a large presence: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

In its ruling which put further issues related to the travel ban on its fall agenda, the court in effect gave notice that Mr. Trump will probably prevail when the cases in question come before it. Otherwise, the court ruled, "The Government's interests in enforcing (the executive order), and the Executive's authority to do so, are undoubtedly at their peak when there is not a tie between the foreign national and the United States".

The ban is to be implemented 72 hours after being cleared by courts, which means it will take effect Thursday morning.

In response, the Trump administration said it would ask the Supreme Court to review the appellate decision upholding the stay blocking enforcement of the March 6 executive order. They said it violated federal immigration law and was discriminatory against Muslims, with all but the appeals court saying it is unconstitutional. The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that President Donald Trump's travel ban on visitors fro.

Bryce Howard, 15, of Everett, Wash., wears a Trump hat as he snaps a photo during a visit to the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, where justices issued their final rulings for the term.

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Patronis, who helped his family run a well-known restaurant in Panama City, now sits on the state panel that regulates utilities. Scott was scheduled to meet with Sen. "There will be plenty of time to talk about politics later", Patronis said Monday.

Trump's original January 27 order was announced with no advance warning, resulting in some air travelers learning only after they landed in the U.S. that they wouldn't be let into the country.

"If a person does not have a valid visa and has applied for one", he says, "what we have heard is that the process of obtaining a new visa has slowed significantly". The justices will hear full arguments in October. Citizens of six Muslim majority countries will not be allowed into the US unless they have a bonafide relationship with a person or entity in the country.

While Legomsky said he believes the vast majority of cases will be clear cut, courts will have to determine whether visiting a close friend or taking part in a wedding could also qualify. A senior US official familiar with the situation said the Trump administration has plans in place to relaunch the stalled ban and tourists will be among those kept out.

In its opinion, the court partially reinstated Trump's temporary prohibition on refugees from any country, using criteria similar to that used in the travel ban. The president announced the travel ban a week after he took office in January and revised it in March after setbacks in court.

The court said the relationship must be "formal, documented and formed in the ordinary course, not for the objective of evading" the travel ban.

Though Spicer said the list "proved to be a very helpful" to the President the first time around, he also noted that he "can't say that there won't be someone added on or not" during an off-camera press briefing on Monday.

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