Trump travel ban: Supreme Court lets restrictions take full effect
| Updated Dec 05, 2017 at 10:51am
A woman wears a US flag headscarf as she participates in the #NoMuslimBanEver rally in Los Angeles in October
The US Supreme Court has ruled President Donald Trump's travel ban on six mainly Muslim countries can go into full effect, pending legal challenges.
The decision is a boost for Mr Trump's policy against travellers from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen.
The ruling covers the third version of the directive that the president has issued since taking office.
Seven of the nine justices lifted injunctions on Monday imposed by lower courts against the policy.
Only liberal Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor would have allowed the president's order to remain blocked.
SOURCE: BBC NEWS