Jan 28, 2017 · WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday afternoon approved a sweeping executive order that suspended entry of all refugees to the United States for 120 days, barred Syrian refugees indefinitely, and blocked entry into the United States for 90 days for citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen
Trump had made national security a centerpiece of his election campaign—at one point calling for a “ total and complete” ban on all Muslims coming to the U.S. Although the executive order does not do that, Sean Spicer, the White House spokesman, said on ABC’s This Week that the president “hit
Jan 30, 2017 · Trump’s immigration order explained. With emotions running high in the wake of President Trump’s executive order on immigration, let’s take a look at some of the numbers involved. Last Friday, President Trump …
Ms Yates was replaced by Dana Boente, US attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, who has directed the department to enforce Mr Trump’s order. Even with government lawyers on his side, Mr Trump’s presidential authority on immigration issues is broad, but it’s not without limitations –
Trump’s executive order cites the president’s authority under the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, specifically this provision: “Whenever the President finds that the entry of any
President Trump has issued an executive order temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. The move, which has raised a series of legal questions, sparked protests around the
President Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration and Refugees. On January 25 at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Trump signed executive orders on border security and interior enforcement. On January 27, he signed an executive order at the Pentagon on refugees and visa holders from designated nations.