US Supreme Court to decide legality of Trump travel ban

Conservative-majority court is due to hear arguments and issue a ruling by the end of June on whether the US president's travel ban policy violates federal immigration law or the US Constitution's prohibition on religious discrimination.

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    The United States Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday to decide if President Donald Trump's latest version of the travel ban is legal.

    Critics say it unconstitutionally stops Muslims from travelling to the US.

    But the government says Trump is simply using his legal authority as president to safeguard national security.

    Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports.


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