U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco filed the government’s opening brief Wednesday in the U.S. Supreme Court in what may be the final battle over the Trump administration’s ban on the entry into the United States of foreign nationals from predominantly Muslim nations.Solicitor General Noel Francisco. Credit: Diego M. Radzinschi/ The National Law Journal
The so-called travel ban, now in its third iteration, restricts the entry of certain nationals from eight countries that pose national security risks, according to the administration. President Donald Trump issued the travel proclamation on Sept. 24. The targeted countries are Iran, Chad, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, North Korea and Venezuela.
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