The court revived parts of Trump ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries ,allowing his temporary ban to go into effect for people with no strong ties such as family or business to the United States.
The court agreed to hear oral arguments during its next term starting in October so it can decide finally whether the ban is lawful in a major test of presidential powers.
In a statement, Trump called the high court’s action “a clear victory for our national security,” saying the justices allowed the travel suspension to become largely effective.
“As president, I cannot allow people into our country who want to do us harm. I want people who can love the United States and all of its citizens, and who will be hardworking and productive,” Trump added’
Ahmed al-Nasi, an official in Yemen’s Ministry of Expatriate Affairs, voiced disappointment.