Executive Order Blocking Entry into U.S. of Certain Persons Contributing to Situation in Ukraine

Executive Order Blocking Entry into U.S. of Certain Persons Contributing to Situation in Ukraine

" ... By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including ... section 212(f)[*] of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (8 U.S.C. 1182(f)) ... I hereby find that the unrestricted immigrant and nonimmigrant entry into the United States of aliens determined to meet one or more of the criteria in subsection 1(a) of this order would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, and I hereby suspend entry into the United States, as immigrants or nonimmigrants, of such persons. Such persons shall be treated as persons covered by section 1 of Proclamation 8693 of July 24, 2011 (Suspension of Entry of Aliens Subject to United Nations Security Council Travel Bans and International Emergency Economic Powers Act Sanctions). ..." - Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 46 / Monday, March 10, 2014.

* "Whenever the President finds that the entry of any aliens or of any class of aliens into the United States would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, he may by proclamation, and for such period as he shall deem necessary, suspend the entry of all aliens or any class of aliens as immigrants or nonimmigrants, or impose on the entry of aliens any restrictions he may deem to be appropriate."