The Supreme Court ruled Monday to allow the Trump administration to implement a limited-time travel suspension which only allows nationals from six predominately-Muslim countries to enter the United States if they have a “bona fide” relationship to a person in the U.S.
A lawsuit against the ban will be heard by the Supreme Court this fall.
Nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will be subject to the travel suspension for 90 days unless they meet the bona fide relationship criteria.
Relationships defined by the administration as bona fide include parent, spouse, child, adult son or daughter, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, sibling or fiancés of people in the U.S. They do not include grandparents, grandchildren, cousins or other extended family.
Critics took to social media, mocking the exclusion of their “dangerous” grandparents by sharing photos of them along with the hashtag #GrandparentsNotTerrorists.
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