U.S. Supreme Court partly rejects Trump in latest travel ban fight

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Posted: Jul 19, 2017 1:14 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined for now to block a judge's ruling that prevented President Donald Trump's travel ban from being applied to grandparents of U.S. citizens.

But in a partial win for Trump, the court put on hold part of the judge's ruling that would have allowed more people to enter the United States under a separate ban on refugees.

The brief order said its decision is temporary while the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals considers a separate appeal on the same issue.

(Reporting by Lawrence Hurley; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)