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>> Reunited with his Yemeni sons, Akel Aziz taking Tareq and Ammar into his arms after they were denied entry into the US last week. Turned around at Dulles International Airport in Virginia under President Trump's executive order banning immigrants from seven mainly Muslim countries and the entry of all refugees.
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Across America, from Los Angeles to New York, a window of opportunity has opened up for those once in limbo to make it back into the United States.>> Thank you for every single person trying to help me bring my kids back. I'm so happy, I'm so glad. And this America, America is for everybody.
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>> But the window could close up again. The Trump administration had until Monday 6 PM Eastern Time to file a brief to try to convince an appeals court to toss out Seattle federal judge’s ruling Friday that temporarily blocked Trump's order.>> Reuters' reporter Dustin Volz.>> Essentially what the Trump administration needs to do is show their case about why this travel ban is necessary.
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To provide more evidence about why they are doing it, the just cause for it and to explain that it was done in a way that they feel is legal and in no way discriminatory, as many of the critics of the ban have alleged.>> This whirlwind of a legal battle, the first of many, stems from a lawsuit by the Washington State attorney general, which was later joined by Minnesota.
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And on Monday dozens of companies, including tech giants Apple, Google, and Microsoft, filed a brief with the appeals court srguing that that the ban, quote, inflicts significant harm on American business. Whatever the ruling at the appeals court, this case seemed destined to ultimately reach the US Supreme Court.