In the midst of Supreme Court deliberations on the constitutionality of his revised travel ban, President Trump amended the date it was set to take effect Wednesday, hoping to thwart the high court’s argument that the ban was set to expire this week anyway.
The bill dictated a 90-day ban on travelers from 6 Muslim-majority nations, and a 120-day ban on refugees.
Trump’s maneuvering comes mostly as a response to a legal technicality. Legal hurdles non-withstanding the ban would have been invoked on March 16, and thus would’ve expired by now. Those in favor of the ban argue that since the court blocked it the clock shouldn’t have started it.
The Trump administration was supposed to have all their documentation in to the court by now, but the justices extended the deadline until June 21.
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