Trump transport ban: Timeline of a authorised journey

Supreme Court dismisses box opposite Trump’s transport ban

A large win for a Trump administration.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday discharged one of a cases per President Donald Trump’s anathema on travelers from certain nations.

The preference was per a box that concerned a anathema that has given expired. The nation’s top justice did not take movement on a second box that is about both a transport anathema and a duration on refugees.

Since Trump sealed an executive sequence in Jan substantiating a anathema on transport of people from Muslim-majority nations, it has been a indicate of row and challenged in court. Here’s a demeanour during a ban’s tour by a authorised system.

Oct. 10 – Supreme Court dismisses one case

The Supreme Court didn’t take movement on a box that originated in Hawaii per to Trump’s transport anathema and a anathema on refugees. That anathema does not end until Oct. 24.

However, it did boot another box that originated in Maryland. That box concerned a anathema that has given lapsed and been transposed with a new one by a administration.

The court’s moves mostly advise that it will step divided from a argumentative anathema for now.

Oct. 5 – Justice Department asks Supreme Court to dump transport anathema case

The Department of Justice asked a nation’s top justice to dismiss a case severe a administration’s transport ban. The administration argued a box should be discharged since it was per a prior transport anathema that is now moot.

Sept. 24 – Trump signs new transport ban

As Trump’s strange anathema was set to expire, a boss unveiled new restrictions on transport to a U.S. from certain countries’ citizens.


The revised anathema enclosed adults from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. It also enclosed some supervision officials from Venezuela. The anathema is set to go into outcome on Oct. 18.

Sept. 12 – Supreme Court rises restrictions

The Supreme Court blocked a reduce court’s decision that would have authorised refugees to enter a nation underneath certain conditions, restraint a statute that pronounced a resettlement group depends as a “bona fide relationship.”

Sept. 7 – Appeals justice boundary transport ban

The U.S. Court of Appeals for a Ninth Circuit upheld a reduce justice ruling that would concede for some-more refugees to enter a nation notwithstanding a ban. The sovereign justice ruled that refugees operative with a resettlement group would be deliberate to have determined an authorized “bona fide relationship” with a hit in a U.S.


It also stretched a range of a “bona fide relationship” to embody other family members, such as grandparents and other relatives.

July 19 – Supreme Court allows for despotic coercion of interloper ban

The Supreme Court, temporarily, authorised for a administration’s transport anathema to keep a despotic enforcement on a anathema of refugees. It did, however, leave in place a justice sequence that done it easier for travelers form a 6 Muslim-majority countries to enter a U.S. and authorised a prior enlargement of “bona fide relationships” to stay.

July 13 – Federal decider expands range of transport ban

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson, in Hawaii, ruled that a “bona fide relationship” certain travelers need before entering a U.S. could be stretched to embody grandparents and other relatives.

The Justice Department filed an puncture ask with a Supreme Court for clarification.

June 29 – Travel anathema goes into effect

After a Supreme Court’s ruling, a Trump administration issued guidance on who would be authorised into a nation and who would be barred. The transport anathema went into outcome during 8 p.m. ET.

June 26 – Supreme Court allows for transport anathema to continue

The Supreme Court announced it would concede Trump to forge forward with a singular chronicle of his transport ban. Trump hailed a preference as a “victory for inhabitant security.”


The justice pronounced it would hear arguments in October, though until then, a anathema on travelers from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen could be enforced if a visitors lacked a “credible explain of a bona fide attribute with a chairman or entity in a United States.”

May 25 – Travel anathema blocked by sovereign court

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia blocked a transport ban from being implemented. It had begun to hear a box progressing in May.  

People criticism President Donald Trump’s transport anathema outward a U.S. Court of Appeals in Seattle.

 (Reuters/David Ryder)

“We sojourn unconvinced [the ban] has some-more to do with inhabitant confidence than it does with effectuating a President’s betrothed Muslim ban,” a justice pronounced during a time.

March 30 – Trump administration appeals ruling

The Department of Justice filed an appeal with a Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to plea a statute opposite a transport ban.

March 29 – Federal decider continues to retard transport ban

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson granted a request to continue to hindrance a transport ban.

March 16 – Another sovereign decider temporarily blocks a order

Sitting in Maryland, U.S. District Judge Theodore Chuang temporarily halted a executive order. The claim was not as extensive as a one released progressing in Hawaii, though it did contend that a anathema was discriminatory toward Muslims.


The sequence did not change a prior claim in Hawaii, though rather usually reinforced it.

March 15 – Federal decider blocks transport ban

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson prevented a transport ban from being implemented usually before it was set to take effect. Watson postulated a state of Hawaii’s ask for a proxy confining order.

Trump called a preference an “unprecedented authorised overreach.”

March 8 – Hawaii sues to retard a transport ban

The state of Hawaii sued in an try to halt a Trump administration’s transport anathema from going into effect. Lawyers pronounced a “new executive sequence is ensuing in a investiture of sacrament in a State of Hawaii discordant to a state Constitution.”

Lawyers also argued that a anathema would repairs Hawaii’s “economy, educational institutions and tourism industry; and it is subjecting a apportionment of a state’s adults to second-class diagnosis and discrimination, while denying all Hawaii residents a advantages of an thorough and pluralistic society.”

March 6 – Trump unveils new transport ban

Trump sealed a new executive sequence that barred transport from 6 primarily Muslim countries for 90 days – stealing Iraq from a new ban.

The new sequence also exempted permanent residents and stream visa holders from a transport ban. Syrian refugees were still enclosed in a new sequence though usually for 120 instead of indefinitely.

Feb. 15 – Trump’s transport anathema gets a defender

Texas Attorney Ken Paxton separate with other states and defended a transport ban as he filed papers with a U.S. Court of Appeals for a Ninth Circuit seeking to recur a preference restraint a ban.

Paxton argued that a sequence is a authorised practice of presidential authority.

Feb. 13 – Federal decider grants claim opposite ban

A sovereign decider in Virginia granted an injunction to forestall a administration from implementing a ban.

U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema pronounced a anathema was unconstitutional as it had a eremite bias.

Feb. 9 – Travel anathema is again blocked

The transport ban’s suspension was upheld by a U.S. Court of Appeals for a Ninth Circuit in a unanimous decision.


Those judges were Michelle Friedland, allocated by former President Barack Obama; Richard Clifton, allocated by former President George W. Bush; and William Canby, allocated by former President Jimmy Carter.

The justice began to hear arguments from a Justice Department and lawyers from a states of Washington and Maryland – in antithesis to a anathema – on Feb. 7.

Feb. 6 – Justice Department asks sovereign justice to intervene

The Justice Department filed with a U.S. Court of Appeals for a Ninth Circuit asking it to intervene and retreat a prior judge’s preference to hindrance a transport ban.

Sixteen attorneys ubiquitous filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit opposite a transport ban. Those included: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Feb. 3 – Judge declines to extend claim opposite transport ban

U.S. District Judge Nathaniel Gorton did not extend a proxy claim opposite a administration’s transport ban.

But U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle did emanate a proxy block of a anathema on a same day.

“The state has met a weight in demonstrating evident and lost injury,” Robart pronounced as he ruled in preference of lawyers from a states of Washington and Minnesota.

Feb. 1 – Administration tweaks transport ban

The Trump administration tweaked a transport ban to free authorised permanent residents of a U.S.


“They no longer need a waiver since if they are a authorised permanent resident, they won’t need it anymore,” then-White House press secretary Sean Spicer pronounced of immature label holders.

Jan. 30 – Senate Republicans save transport anathema from Democrats

Senate Republicans squashed an effort by Democrats to overturn a executive order. When Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. sought a opinion on legislation to retreat a ban, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., objected.

Trump also dismissed behaving Attorney Gen. Sally Yates on this day when she refused to urge a transport ban.

Jan. 29 – Temporary stay released on transport ban

A Boston sovereign justice temporarily put Trump’s transport anathema on reason for one week.

The statute stipulated that formerly authorized refugees, current visa holders and official permanent residents or travelers from a 7 countries enclosed in Trump’s sequence could not be incarcerated or private from a U.S. since of a executive order.

Jan. 28 – Federal decider issues puncture claim opposite ban

A sovereign decider in New York issued an puncture order blocking, in part, a executive order. U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly’s statute temporarily barred a U.S. from deporting people who arrived with a current visa or who had already finished a interloper application.  

As dozens of people were incarcerated after their planes landed in a U.S., massive protests erupted during airports nationwide.

Jan. 27 – Trump signs executive sequence exclusive transport from 7 Muslim-majority nations

Trump signed an executive order that immediately barred entrance into a U.S. for a adults of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

The order, dubbed “Protection a Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry into a United States,” also halted a U.S. interloper module for 120 days, though indefinitely barred all Syrian refugees from entering a country.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Kaitlyn Schallhorn is a Reporter for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter @K_Schallhorn.

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