Donald Trump’s travel ban upheld by Supreme Court

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday tweeted, “SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS TRUMP TRAVEL BAN. Wow!” In a first substantive ruling on a Trump administrative policy, the Supreme Court observed that the President has the power to regulate immigration and rejected the notion that the policy discriminated against Muslims. While Trump has called the ruling a “tremendous victory for the American people and the Constitution”, petitioners are already reportedly looking for an alternative legal method to challenge the ban. The ban has been in effect since last December.
One of the first major decisions taken by Donald Trump after he took office last January was to disallow travelers from certain countries to visit the US. His policy was revised three times before the Supreme Court allowed his final executive order to go into effect last December despite the case pending in court. Since his presidential campaign, Trump has sought restrictions in immigrants entering the country in order to make it ‘safer’. In fact, ahead of the 2016 US presidential election,