Saturday, January 28, 2017

Legal US Residents Included In Trump Immigration Executive Order

Reuters has confirmed with the Trump administration that current green card holders (legal permanent U.S. residents) will be affected by President Trump's newly signed executive order banning folks from seven Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and Africa:

People holding so-called green cards, making them legal permanent U.S. residents, are included in President Donald Trump’s executive action temporarily barring people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, a Department of Homeland security spokeswoman said on Saturday.

“It will bar green card holders,” Gillian Christensen, acting Department of Homeland Security spokeswoman, said in an email.

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