President Trump on Wednesday made changes to his revised travel ban in an effort prevent the Supreme Court from declaring it moot because it was set to expire.

The president approved the changes in a memo as the high court considers whether it will allow the long-stalled ban to take effect.

Trump directed federal agencies to begin the 90-day ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations, and a 120-day ban on refugees, 72 hours after lower court orders blocking it are lifted.

The amendment is designed to address a legal technicality that complicated the administration's effort to revive the embattled policy.

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