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Supreme Court Revives Parts Of Trump's Travel Ban As It Agrees To Hear Case

President Trump's revised travel ban can take effect in regard to foreign nationals who don't have ties to people or groups in the U.S., the Supreme Court says.

The Supreme Court says it will decide the fate of President Trump's revised travel ban, agreeing to hear arguments over immigration cases that were filed in federal courts in Hawaii and Maryland, and allowing parts of the ban that's now been on hold since March to take effect.

The justices removed the lower courts' injunctions against the ban "with respect to foreign nationals who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States," narrowing the scope of two injunctions that had put the ban in limbo.

The case centers on the

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