Trump vows to suspend all immigration

President Trump tweets he plans to suspend all immigration coming to the United States because of the COVID-19 pandemic. He has not announced any specific plans, however.


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April 21, 2020 - 10:05 AM

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said that he will sign an executive order “to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States” because of the coronavirus.

“In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens, I will be signing an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States!” Trump tweeted late Monday.

He offered no details about which immigration programs might be affected by the order.

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