Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Trump 'Travel Ban' Case

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After suffering a handful of defeats by federal judges across the country, the Trump administration's order restricting travel from six Muslim-majority countries will head to the United States Supreme Court this spring, the Associated Press reported Friday afternoon.

The court announced that it has agreed to review the legality of the Trump administration's so-called "travel ban," a decision that will no doubt please President Donald Trump, who for months has asked the Supreme Court to take up the case.

Justice Anthony Kennedy issued a short-term order last September that upheld parts of the ban by refusing entry into the U.S. for thousands of refugees. And, last month, the Supreme Court ruled that the entirety of Trump's order could take effect while lower courts ruled on its legality.