But what all that means in practice is not clear, which has led to disorder in its application. The third measure has created the most uncertainty. The Department of Homeland Security initially said that the order barred even legal permanent residents who hold green cards.
On Friday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order restricting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, suspending the US refugee programme for 120 days, and banning Syrian refugees from entering the country until further notice. Ian Samuel, a lecturer at Harvard Law School, explained the executive order – and just what is wrong with it – to Al Jazeera.
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” while discussing President Donald Trump executive order halting access to the United States of immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the order is “un-American.” SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER De Blasio said, “There was no guidance.