Donald Trump is considering a new executive order to
ban citizens of certain countries from travelling to the
US after his initial attempt was overturned in the courts.
Mr Trump told reporters on Air Force One that a “brand
new order” could be issued as early as Monday or
It comes after an appeals court in San Francisco upheld
a court ruling to suspend his original order.
It barred entry from citizens from seven mainly Muslim
It is unclear what a new US immigration order might look
Mr Trump said that it would change “very little”, but he
did not provide details of any new ban under
Despite his suggestion on Friday, Mr Trump’s
administration may still pursue its case in the courts
over the original order, which was halted a week ago by
a Seattle judge.
“We’ll win that battle,” Mr Trump told reporters, adding:
“The unfortunate part is it takes time. We’ll win that
battle. But we also have a lot of other options, including
just filing a brand new order.”
A unnamed judge from the 9th US Circuit Court of
Appeals, which on Thursday upheld the stay on the
original order, has called on all 25 judges of that court
to vote on whether to hear the appeal again.
Technically known as an en banc review, a second
hearing of the case would involve an 11-judge panel,
rather than the three who initially heard the appeal.
Mr Trump’s travel ban, which was hastily unveiled at the
end of his first week in office, caused chaos at US
airports and sparked protests across the country.



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