The Trump administration has reportedly filed to appeal the Ninth Circuit Court ruling that effectively continued the block on the president’s anti-refugee executive order. The administration is not yet taking the case to the Supreme Court, however, and will seek cases against the ban in Washington and Minnesota until the Ninth Circuit’s ruling can be appealed. “Further proceedings in the Ninth Circuit will likely inform what additional proceedings on a preliminary injunction motion are necessary in district court,” lawyers from the Department of Justice wrote in a Monday motion. The Trump administration will likely seek an appeal before a larger panel. On Thursday, the Ninth Circuit upheld a the temporary injunction against the ban on travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, and called its constitutionality into question.
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