Mustafa Aidid, a 22-year-old Somali, was blocked from boarding a flight in Dubai for five days despite a US visa. All stopped visas will remain stopped. "President Trump could have sought review of this flawed order in the Supreme Court but declined to face yet another defeat".
In response to the halt, Trump tweeted that he had "instructed Homeland Security to check people coming into our country VERY CAREFULLY".
Whether the order will hold up in court is an open question. "People pouring in. Bad!"
Trump also said on Thursday that he is struggling with a program President Barack Obama began to provide work permits to people brought to the USA illegally as children, called Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals.
He said "extreme vetting" will be put in place for people entering the United States, and that it already is in place in some parts of the country.
Mr. Robart instead instructed both sides to prepare arguments on whether the temporary restraining order should be more permanent.
Washington, joined later by Minnesota, claimed the executive order violated the Constitution and federal immigration law and asked for an immediate stay to block its enforcement.
Another section of the law, however, states that "no person shall receive any preference or priority or be discriminated against in the issuance of an immigrant visa because of the person's race, sex, nationality, place of birth, or place of residence".
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The developments provided the most definitive indications yet that the president would be doing a considerable rewrite of his January 27 order in light of adverse court rulings, instead of attempting small changes.
In a brief filed Thursday in the ongoing legal case over the executive order, DOJ lawyers wrote that the government is not seeking an en banc review by the court that would weigh the merits of the case.
While the Justice Department on Thursday did not seek en banc review, it did take issue with the 9th Circuit's ruling, saying "it should not remain circuit precedent", and asking that it be vacated when the president issues a new order.
"If the President were serious about bringing our country together and keeping us safe", Leahy said, "he would rescind this arbitrary and discriminatory order and recall what makes our country great". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said that it's best to avoid criticizing judges individually.
At today's press conference, the president maligned the court's ruling. Five votes are required for a ruling but since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia almost a year ago, the court has been shorthanded and it is ideologically divided between four more liberal justices and four conservative-leaning ones.
The appeals court countered that no one from the countries committed a terror attack in the United States.
At issue so far has not been whether Trump's travel ban is ultimately legal - though that has been part of the consideration. According to Antonia Ferrier, a spokesman for Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that "it was public" that executive orders were arriving soon, but it seems much of the party did not know about the full extent of the order until it was released.