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With a revised immigration ban executive order to be announced this week, the Trump administration hopes to avoid another legal entanglement. But based on the words of the judges and parties involved in the dispute, more controversy is likely to follow a new order.
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.
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.
On Thursday afternoon, a federal appeals court ruled against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban executive order, setting up a possible Supreme Court date. But that’s not the only Trump immigration order on a possible path to a high-stakes legal showdown.