President Donald Trump’s travel ban will remain blocked, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
President Trump reacted with a tweet stating that he would “SEE YOU IN COURT.”
It is important to note that the ninth circuit are the most overuled court in the American judicial system and the Trump administration feels confident of a victory at Supreme Court level.
The unanimous ruling from a three-judge panel means that citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries will continue to be able to travel to the US, despite Trump’s executive order last month.
“On the one hand, the public has a powerful interest in national security and in the ability of an elected president to enact policies,” the judges wrote. “And on the other, the public also has an interest in free flow of travel, in avoiding separation of families, and in freedom from discrimination. We need not characterize the public interest more definitely than this… The emergency motion for a stay pending appeal is denied.”
Trump has already indicated that he would take the case all the way to the Supreme Court if necessary.