The federal government’s primary job is to keep the nation safe.
Under the Constitution, the president has broad power to exclude non-citizens from the country for national security reasons. The judiciary is supposed to defer to the exercise of presidential power in this area.
The executive order in Trump v Hawaii is a valid exercise of the president’s constitutional and statutory authority that the Supreme Court should uphold. The First Amendment does not limit the president’s valid exercise of executive authority in this case.
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