Lottery Visa Case Ought To Unmoot Scotus Fight On Travel Ban

| Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Lottery visa case could unmoot SCOTUS fight on travel banA judge’s ruling Friday on a suit brought by winners of the U.S. annual visa lottery could complicate any attempt by the Supreme Court to declare moot the larger legal fight over President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order.
Trump altered the travel ban policy again earlier this week, but broad restrictions remain in place on both Iran and Yemen.
The plaintiffs in the suit the judge ruled on Friday did not directly challenge the legality of the travel ban, but they could try to update their case to do so.
The unresolved fight over the diversity visas could also affect whether the Supreme Court concludes that the fight over Trump’s March order is indeed moot.
Under the Radar Blog Archives Select Dateā€¦ August, 2017 July, 2017 June, 2017 May, 2017 April, 2017 March, 2017 February, 2017 January, 2017 December, 2016 November, 2016 October, 2016 September, 2016President Donald Trump altered the travel ban policy again earlier this week, but broad restrictions remain in place on both Iran and Yemen.

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