Trump's revised, March 6 order - now blocked by courts - aimed to temporarily suspend entry of nationals from Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen for 90 days while the U.S. government implemented stricter visa screening.
Last week, the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals by a 10-3 vote blocked the plan, in a sharply worded opinion concluding that while couched in "vague words of national security", President Donald Trump's ban "in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination".
The government's filing late Thursday asks the justices to set aside the 4th Circuit ruling and accept the case for oral arguments. A federal judge in Hawaii also ruled the ban was discriminatory.
Meanwhile, the administration petitioned the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in May to put a stay on the injunction that's associated with the Hawaii case. Chief Judge Roger Gregory said revisions removing any mention of religion from the second executive order did not hide the real motive: "President Trump's desire to exclude Muslims from the United States".
On Thursday night, the U.S. Justice Department formally asked the Supreme Court to allow the order to be implemented - it would cover travel and refugee admissions from six majority-Muslim countries, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen.
Last time Donald Trump'sMuslim ban got shot down by an appeals court and Trump threatened "SEE YOU IN COURT", the Justice Department instead chose to rewrite the inherently flawed ban. The government says the nation will be safer if the policy is put in place. According to the Wall Street Journal, "The president would need the votes of five justices to win immediate restoration of his executive order".
The government had argued that the court should not take into account Trump's comments during the 2016 USA presidential race since he made them before he took office on January 20. The justices are scheduled to end their work at the end of the month.
If the government's emergency requests are granted, the ban will go into effect immediately.
Given the case's high-profile nature, the full appeals court in Richmond heard the arguments - bypassing the usual initial three-judge panel - for the first time in a quarter of a century.
Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project, said the appeals court ruling should stand.
"The president's not required to admit people from countries that shelter and sponsor terrorism". In its ruling last week, the court found that the president's campaign season rhetoric evinces an intent to discriminate against Muslims.
The 4th Circuit sided with advocacy groups who argued the order violates religious protections in the First Amendment that the government should not favor one religion over another. But they also said the order was not justified under the power that Congress gives the president by law.
If the U.S. Supreme Court take it up, the justices would be called upon to decide whether courts should always defer to the president over allowing certain people to enter the country, especially when national security is the stated reason for an action, as in this case.
Judge Barbara Milano Keenan said that Trump had made no finding that the citizens of the six countries provided a specific threat to the United States.
He has resigned from the President's Council in response to Trump's announcement.
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