The full Supreme Court ordered a stay of part of the Ninth Circuit’s order from last week regarding President Trump’s revised order related to refugees.
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Justice Kennedy's stay of the Ninth Circuit's decision last week is the latest in a series of Supreme Court orders striving to balance the equities in Hawaii v. Trump prior to the October 10 oral argument.
The Ninth Circuit held on Thursday that refugees with sponsorship assurances from U.S. resettlement agencies were exempt from President Trump's revised immigration executive order.
The Supreme Court balances the equities again and avoids giving either side all of what it seeks on the merits.
Hawaii responded to the government's request to stay the Hawaii District Court's injunction against the definition of "bona fide relationship."
The Ninth Circuit provided Hawaii a roadmap for pursuing a second motion—a request for injunctive relief—in district court.
Judge Watson says Hawaii should seek relief from the U.S. Supreme Court.
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.