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Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Trump Admin's Third Travel Ban

April 25, 2018: In February of last year, President Trump tweeted that his administration would fully defend their concept of a "travel ban" in court, despite later challenges that would block various attempts to implement it. Today, the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments in the first, definitive legal test of the ban, which excludes citizens from some Muslim-majority countries from obtaining entry visas to the United States under the guise of national security. The Takeaway examines the government's case and considers the plaintiffs' arguments against it. Plus, we look at a new report from The Intercept documenting pervasive abuse in U.S. immigration facilities; Mike Pompeo's near-certain confirmation by the Senate as Secretary of State; the unfolding protests in Nicaragua calling for President Ortega's ouster; and the underground queer ballroom scene in New York City that promotes voguing and self-expression.

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