The Supreme Court approved of the constraints on refugees entering the US but allowed the arrival of relatives and grandparents. The justices at the court allowed administration’s attempt to confine travel from chiefly six Muslim countries.This has caused a lot of skepticism at the nation’s airports and has created a global furor. However, the justices are determined against allowing 24,000 refugees who want to resettle in US.
While the Supreme Court was pondering whether the travel ban was legitimate, the travel ban was briefly reinstituted only for those who could declare a bonafide relationship with a person staying in the United States.
The Trump office construed the Supreme Court’s decision as excluding refugees and including American residents’ parents, children, spouses, parents-in-law, sons- and daughters-in-law, people engaged to be married and siblings.
Judge Derrick K. Watson of Federal District Court in Honolulu said that Trump administration is overlooking Supreme Court’s ruling, reasonability and the standard understanding of who constitutes as a close family member. He spoke for the inclusion of grandparents are they are close and an important aspect of a family. He also said that the government is ignoring this aspect.
However, Attorney General Jeff Sessions condemned the ruling for sabotaging national security, creating confusion and infringing respect for separation of powers. A proposition was filed by the administration that it would be feasible for the justices to act in a speedy manner without waiting for a ruling from the appeals court.