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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has decided not to overturn a lower courts ruling that put on hold President Trump's travel ban for people from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The unanimous ruling means the citizens from those nations may continue to travel to the United. States with the proper paperwork. Seattle-based District Judge James Robart issued a temporary restraining order last week suspending the band. The states of Washington and Minnesota argued the executive order was unconstitutional, because it barred entry based on religion. We are a nation of laws. Those laws apply to everybody in our country. And that includes the President of the United States.>> Let's there be no hate.>> Last month executive orders sparked protest around the world. The legal battle is Is expected to go all the way to the US Supreme Court. but for now the Justice Department said it is reviewing the decision and is considering its options. President Trump vowed to take the matter to the Supreme Court, tweeting, see you in court. The security of our nation is at stake. The president's executive order on immigration was set to expire in 90 days.