Close to 170 Indian nationals who are H-1B holders and their dependents are filing an appeal against the order denying the suspension of the visa ban.
Lawyers for the plaintiffs filed notice of appeal in the court on Wednesday.
This came after the final order, signed on September 16 by Judge Amit P Mehta, rejected the claims of H-1B visa holders to suspend proclamation. In the order, he said, plaintiffs are unlikely to succeed in challenging Trump’s proclamation and that suspending (visa ban) is not in public interest.
This was the second time Judge Mehta had rejected plaintiff’s claim.
First one being on September 4, when he had given the judgement for the five group lawsuits including that of Indian nationals. In the judgement he said that when there are provisions for non-US citizens to