Legal Experts

When Mr. Trump, before becoming President Trump, said he’d ban immigrants from certain countries, journalists said experts knew that such a ban would be unconstitutional. I couldn’t find a clause in the online text of the U.S Constitution that said such a ban would be unconstitutional. Previous decisions against previous versions of the ban were not based on prohibitions in the constitution. I recall only decisions based on the needs of students and employers.

This latest decision is based on judges displeasure with vagaries about national security masking religious discrimination and though they think the immigration ban “likely violates the Constitution.” – they still won’t state the words in the Constitution that the ban violates:

“…In a 10-3 vote, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the ban likely violates the Constitution…”

 

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