Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s Supreme Court correspondent, says while a new immigration executive order is coming from the Trump administration, it’s not clear the action will end related constitutional controversies.
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Lawyers for two states challenging President Trump’s sweeping limits on immigration could soon get the chance to demand information from key government officials on how they put together that executive order, and what they intended it to do.
President Trump’s attempt to strictly limit immigration of people from Mideast nations, stalled for now by court orders, moves into a new and important phase in the coming week. The White House may produce an entirely new order, even as two federal courts will be pondering their next legal steps.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, says the Ninth Circuit’s ruling on President Trump’s immigration executive order is an affirmation of an independent and watchful judiciary.
Constitution Daily Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston analyzes the Ninth Circuit Appeals Court decision that keeps in place a temporary ban on the White House order sharply limiting immigration of people from the Mideast.