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The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to lift restrictions on the president's travel ban.

The Department of Justice on Monday asked the Supreme Court to stay the part of last week's 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that barred the government from prohibiting refugees that have formal assurances from resettlement agencies or are in the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program from entering the U.S.

The 9th Circuit also said in its opinion that the government could not ban grandparents, aunts, uncles and other extended family members of a person in the U.S. from entering the country.


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