Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In an action seeking to compel the Secretary of State to record in official documents that Israel was the birthplace of a U.S. citizen born in Jerusalem, the action was nonjusticiable under the political question doctrine, as the U.S. takes no position on whether Jerusalem is part of Israel.
Argued October 17, 2008
Decided July 10, 2009
Opinion by Judge Griffith
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