RICHMOND, Va. President Donald Trump is updated with the travel ban is back on the road to a federal court of appeals in Virginia.
Thirteen judges on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will be asked to decide whether the ban discriminates against Muslims, or is necessary to protect the national security.
Friday’s planned hearing comes four days after the U.S. Supreme court ruled the Trumpet administration to fully enforce the ban as the individual challenges for the 4th Circuit and the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit of appeal courts.
The 4th Circuit is being asked to reverse the decision of a Maryland court that an injunction blocking the administration of the enforcement of the ban against travelers who have bona fide relationships with people or organizations in the U.S.
The administration insists that the ban is based on legitimate national security concerns.