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State courts had ruled against the businessman.

The State Department said it will begin enforcing the ban in 72 hours "in an orderly fashion, consistent with the Supreme Court's unanimous order".

The limited reinstatement of the travel ban is anticipated to take effect on or about June 29, 2017.

In a statement Monday, Shaheen described the ban as a kind of "blanket discrimination" that makes Americans less safe and reinforces terrorist propaganda and helps terrorists recruit others. "The president has broad authority to control our borders and individuals who have no contact with the United States, say a farmer from Yemen who wants to come and go to Disneyland, there is no right that he has to do that".

That's because Trump's order only sought to halt travelers from the six countries for 90 days, to give the administration time to review the screening procedures for those visa applicants.

It said, the ruling would remain in force until the court hears the case in full in October.

The Court will take up the case in October.

North Korea 'most urgent' threat to security - Mattis
Mattis made the comments while testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill, reported Reuters . On Saturday, three USA soldiers were killed when an Afghan soldier opened fire on them in eastern Afghanistan.

The Supreme Court's decision to allow part of President Donald Trump's travel ban to go forward is likely to have only a minimal impact on refugees, for now.

"The Justice Dept. should have stayed with the original Travel Ban, not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted to SC", Trump said on Twitter earlier in June.

Three Justices, Thomas, Alito, and Gorsuch, concurred in part and dissented in part. The entire Court, even the four liberals, agreed to hear the Trump Administration's appeal of appellate-court rulings blocking its immigration travel ban, and the Justices allowed almost all of the 90-day ban to proceed in the meantime. The court detailed several categories of foreign nationals who should be allowed into the United States: people with a "close familial relationship" to someone in the United States; students admitted to a university in the United States; workers who has accepted an offer of employment from a company in the United States; and lecturers invited to speak to an American audience. The plans were described by a senior official who was familiar with them, speaking on condition of anonymity because this person was not authorized to discuss them publicly by name. They include a foreign national who wishes to live with, or visit, a family member, a student who has been admitted by a university or a worker with an offer of employment from a United States business. That was also struck down by lower courts.

However, until it can issue a definitive ruling, the high court authorized the Trump administration to deny USA entry to people affected by the ban who do not have relatives in the United States or who have no previously established plans to work at companies or study at educational institutions in the US.

Last month, Trump suffered a setback when an appeals court upheld a ruling blocking the move.

It will be his first official phone call with the US President since taking over from Enda Kenny.

The Anti-Defamation League expressed mixed feelings in regards to the state of US President Donald Trump's Middle East travel ban.

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