By Patrick May | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: April 25, 2018 at 6:30 am | UPDATED: April 25, 2018 at 6:42 am It’s called “TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF U.S. V. HAWAII, 17-965.” And as it reaches the US Supreme Court today, this red-hot fireplace poker of a legal battle over the Trump Administration’s controversial travel ban aimed at keeping Muslims from some nations out of the country is moving back to the front burner of American politics. The case is a lightning rod, pitting immigration activists on one side against ardent supporters of President Trump who applaud his efforts to more tightly control the national borders. This marks the first time the Supreme Court weighs in squarely on the president’s immigration proposals which have been met each step of the way by outrage, street protests and legal battles in courts across the land. Now it all comes to a head, as the justices take their first dive into one of the country’s most polarizing issues of the day: how best to keep Americans safe with tighter controls over who enters the country without demonizing the world’s Muslims and setting troubling precedents over who can and can’t become an… Read full this story
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