Appeals court rules against Trump on immigration ban

A federal appeals court dealt the White House a major setback Thursday, upholding the suspension of the temporary immigration ban ordered by President Donald Trump and saying the Justice Department’s central argument “runs contrary to the fundamental structure of our constitutional democracy.”

In a unanimous decision, a three-judge panel from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reinstate the temporary ban on immigrants from seven mostly Muslim countries. The ruling upheld a restraining order issued by a judge in Washington state last week, after the states of Washington and Minnesota sued over the ban, claiming it was discriminatory and hurt U.S.

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