Scholars Back Bill To Curb President's Travel Ban Powers

Law360 (March 29, 2019, 8:06 PM EDT) -- Dozens of immigration law professors and scholars on Friday threw their support behind upcoming draft legislation to curb the president’s authority under the law that allowed President Donald Trump to hand down his so-called travel ban targeting citizens from several Muslim-majority nations.

In a letter addressed to the leaders of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees, the 56 legal experts praised the NO BAN Act, a proposed bill set to be introduced in April that would terminate the president’s existing travel ban, which the U.S. Supreme Court let stand in June, and limit the president’s powers under an Immigration and Nationality...

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