Ninth Circuit Denounces Donald Trump’s Refugee Orders, Says He Needs Congress

The far-left Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has announced it trying to narrow the President’s near-total control over immigration policy as it declared Monday that President Donald Trump’s February executive immigration order on refugees is unconstitutional. The court also declared that President Trump cannot unilaterally curb the annual inflow of refugees from 100,000 to 50,000, even though prior presidents have raised the and lowered the annual inflow without interference from the judges. “Immigration, even for the President, is not a one-person show,” the court declared, continuing The President’s authority is subject to certain statutory and constitutional restraints. We conclude that the President, in issuing the Executive Order, exceeded the scope of the authority delegated to him by Congress. In suspending the entry of more than 180 million nationals from six countries, suspending the entry of all refugees, and reducing the cap on the admission of refugees from 110,000 to 50,000 for the 2017 fiscal year, the President did not meet the essential precondition to exercising his delegated authority: The President must make a sufficient finding that the entry of these classes of people would be “detrimental to the interests of the United States.” Further, the Order runs afoul of other provisions of the INA that prohibit nationality-based discrimination and require