The Supreme Court balances the equities again and avoids giving either side all of what it seeks on the merits.
Latest in Executive Order 13780
The government reads the Supreme Court’s stay order too narrowly.
Allowing grandparents (and grandchildren) to be subject to ordinary visa-processing would not be a stretch for the government.
Our immigration law routinely makes distinctions dividing up families along the lines of the State Department cable implementing the revised travel ban.
The Court’s decision to exempt certain aliens from the travel bans mirrors the system of waivers included in Trump's revised executive order.
The Court may be trying to turn down the temperature, and to interject a better model of behavior into our corroded institutions and discourteous civil discourse.
A summary of the opinion.
Analysis of IRAP v. Trump Part V: Judge Shedd and Judge Agee’s Dissents, and the Government’s Petitions for Certiorari and Applications for Stay
Josh Blackman analyzes the dissents of Judges Shedd and Agee and the possible paths ahead now that the Solicitor General has asked the Supreme Court to weigh in.
Josh Blackman analyzes one of the three three dissenting opinions in the case.