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International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump

Petition granted, judgment vacated and case remanded for further consideration in light of Trump v. Hawaii on June 28, 2018.

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-1194 4th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issues: (1) Whether the challenges to the President’s suspension of entry of aliens abroad are justiciable; (2) whether the proclamation – which suspends entry, subject to exceptions and case-by-case waivers, of certain categories of aliens abroad from eight countries – is a lawful exercise of the President’s authority to suspend entry of aliens abroad; (3) whether the proclamation violates the establishment clause; (4) whether the scope of the global injunction barring enforcement of the proclamation’s entry suspensions, except as to nationals of two countries and as to persons without a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States, is impermissibly overbroad; and (5) whether the preliminary injunction was properly limited to individuals with a bona fide relationship to a person of entity in the United States.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 23 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 26, 2018)
Feb 23 2018Motion to Expedite Consideration of the Petition for a Writ of Certiorari filed by petitioner International Refugee Assistance Project, et al.
Feb 26 2018The motion to expedite consideration of the petition for a writ of certiorari is GRANTED in part. Respondents are directed to file a response to the petition for a writ of certiorari no later than noon on March 1, 2018.
Feb 28 2018Memorandum of respondents Donald J. Trump, President of the United States, et al. filed.
Mar 07 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/23/2018.
Jun 27 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/27/2018.
Jun 28 2018Petition GRANTED. Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED for further consideration in light of Trump v. Hawaii, 585 U. S. ____ (2018).
Jul 30 2018JUDGMENT ISSUED.
 
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