Cases & Decisions, Federal Court Cases

Supreme Court Upholds President Trump’s Third Travel Ban

6/26/18 AILA Doc. No. 18062670. Admissions & Border, Consular Processing

The Supreme Court upheld President Trump’s September 24, 2017 Proclamation (Travel Ban 3.0), which currently excludes nationals from seven countries, stating that the proclamation was “squarely within the scope of Presidential authority under the INA.” (Trump v. Hawaii, 6/26/18)

Chief Justice Roberts delivered the opinion of the Court, and Justices Kennedy, Thomas, Alito, and Gorsuch joined. Justice Breyer filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Kagan joined. Justice Sotomayor filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Ginsburg joined.

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 18062670.